Local man receives award for his work with a leading social justice charity

A local man has received an award for his work with a leading social justice charity.

Cavan man Derek McCabe who’s the Chair of charity Extern, has received the Leadership and Good Governance Award 2017.

The awards run by VSB Foundation, shines a light on the work undertaken by trustees and boards of charities and their efforts to improve their governance.

The Extern charity works with people from the Traveller community, people who are homeless, who are living with addiction and refugees along with many others.

Derek recently picked up the award at a ceremony in the Long Gallery at Stormont.