Kilmaley Voluntary Housing Association has been named one of the overall winners at the National Age Friendly Recognition and Achievement Awards 2018.
The Association, which was nominated by the Clare County Council Age Friendly Development Officer, won the Age Friendly Housing Award in recognition of An Cluinín Retirement Village in Kilmaley, a development of 24 independent living houses with a Daycare and Health Centre.
The awards ceremony in Monaghan town saw projects from across the country recognised for their innovative and creative approaches to making Ireland a great place in which to grow old.
The award success has been welcomed by Councillor Tom McNamara, Mayor of Clare, who is a founding member of ‘Meitheal’ Kilmaley Development Association.
Pictured at the National Age Friendly Recognition and Achievement Awards 2018 in Monaghan, L-R; Karen Fennessy, Clare County Council Age Friendly Development Officer; Councillor Tom McNamara, Mayor of Clare; Mary Ita Griffin, Kilmaley Daycare and Health Centre; and Eilish Neylon Kilmaley Voluntary Housing Association.