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2014 Awards

Go to the Volunteer of the Year | View all award winners and nominees

Read the inspiring stories of all the shortlisted volunteers below.

10 Category Awardees were announced at the gala Volunteer Ireland Awards Ceremony on December 4th at Dublin City Hall, in celebration of International Volunteer Day. Jim Kavanagh was announced as the first recipient of the annual Christine Buckley Volunteer of the Year Award.

Volunteer of the Year

Jim Kavanagh, Adi Roche's Chernobyl Children International, Co. Kilkenny

Jim has volunteered since the mid-1990s and has made his life’s work the alleviation of suffering for thousands of children, young adults...

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2014 Nominees

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A Day in the Life: Event Volunteers

Mark Cummins volunteered at the Dublin Bay Prawn Festival during St. Patrick's Weekend 2017.The day began in earnest with the volunteers...

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Posted Mar 21 by Amy Woods

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Celebrating International Volunteer Day!

International Volunteer Day is a global day that takes place every year on 5th December. It gives us a chance to recognise, thank and...

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Posted Nov 21 by Amy Woods
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