08 Aug 2022

Nominate your Leitrim sporting stars of 2016

Nominate your Leitrim sporting stars of 2016

2015 Leitrim Sport Star of the Year winner Gerard O'Donnell receives his award from Leitrim County Council CEO Frank Curran with special guest John O'Mahony & Declan Boyle (Leitrim Sports Partnership)

The sixth annual Leitrim Sports Star Awards will take place on Saturday November 26, in the Landmark Hotel in Carrick-on-Shannon.

The purpose of the night is to acknowledge individuals, sports clubs, teams, schools and volunteers for their outstanding contributions to and achievements in sport and recreation in Leitrim.

The awards night, organised by Leitrim Sports Partnership, aim of the awards is to recognise not just people operating at the top level of their sport in the county but also to recognise people who provide the background support for their club and team.

The closing date for receipt of nominations is Friday October 28. If you would like to nominate any individual, school, club or team for one of the Awards listed below please download a nomination form on or complete the nomination form in this edition of the Leitrim Observer and submit to Leitrim Sports Partnership, Áras an Chontae, Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim or

The categories are:

1 Sports Individual Junior

2 Sports Individual Senior

3 Juvenile Team of Year

4 Men’s Team of the Year

5 Ladies Team of the Year

6 Best Sports School

7 Volunteer of the Year

8 Special Achievement

9 Hall of Fame

10 Leitrim Sports Person of the Year

Nominations will be shortlisted by our guest panel of judges to three per category. The winner in each category will be announced on the night.  

Each winner will receive a specially handcrafted award and these awards will be presented by each of our generous sponsors: Leitrim County Council, The Landmark Hotel, Cora Systems, Lough Rynn Castle Hotel, Leitrim Development Company, Leitrim County Enterprise Fund, Aura Leitrim Leisure

Tickets for the Leitrim Sports Star Awards, priced at a very reasonable €35 can be purchased from Leitrim Sports Partnership and will also be available to buy online at

Should you require assistance with the nomination process, please feel free to contact us at any stage by calling 071 9650498 or emailing

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