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Co Cavan group scoops two prizes at Creative Lives Awards

Mar 11, 2022 16:03 By News Northern Sound
Co Cavan group scoops two prizes at Creative Lives Awards Co Cavan group scoops two prizes at Creative Lives Awards
L-R Roseabby Mc Gorry, Gemma Kettle Drumgoon Hill Damien Mc Glynn Creative Lives CEO and Agnes Mc Kirk Creative Lives
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Drumgoon Hill Old Graveyard Committee won the award for its "Hooley in the House".

A Co Cavan group has scooped two prizes at the recent Creative Lives Awards.

The Awards sought to shine on the importance and resilience of creative work within communities during the pandemic.

Drumgoon Hill Old Graveyard Committee picked up the People's Choice Award, which invited people to vote for their favourite group.

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The local committee was also the runner up in the Ireland category of the awards.

Minister for Tourism and Culture, Catherin Martin, congratulated the committee on using the space to allow local creative projects to flourish.

Drumgoon Hill Old Graveyard Committee won the award for its "Hooley in the House", that combined music, singing and storytelling for an online event held in the midst of the pandemic.

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Roseabby McGorry says the Committee was "blown away" by the award win and added that it's testament to the creative talent of east Cavan:

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