The Volunteer Ireland Awards 2014 is a major annual initiative to celebrate volunteering in Ireland. 30 shortlisted nominees attended a gala Volunteer Ireland Awards ceremony in Dublin City Hall on December 4th, in celebration of International Volunteer Day. Jim Kavanagh, volunteer with Chernobyl Children International, was named Christine Buckley Volunteer of the Year 2014. Read the inspiring stories of Jim and all the shortlisted volunteers below.
Thanks to all those who nominated a volunteer for this year's Volunteer Ireland Awards and helped us shine a light on Ireland's incredible volunteers.