Love Where You Live Leitrim 2020 Now Open

By | 18th March 2020

The Love Where You Live Leitrim Awards 2020 are now open for applications and Leitrim Development Company Community development staff are available to assist you with your applications.

In these extraordinary times, this is an ideal opportunity to appreciate your surroundings and those who make a big difference in your community.

The Love Where You Live Awards are an acknowledgement of the outstanding voluntary and community work that makes Leitrim a lovely place to live, work and visit.

Co-sponsored by Leitrim County Council and the Leitrim Public Participation Network, this year’s awards have a new format.

A Heritage Champion award is being introduced for the first time in each of the three Municipal Districts of Carrick-on-Shannon, Manorhamilton and Ballinamore.

Other Awards will see a winner and special merit/ runner-up prizes presented in the Community Resilience and Cleaner & Greener categories.

Leitrim County Council will sponsor the environmental categories of Cleaner & Greener, Schools, Best Kept Estates and Heritage Champion.

Leitrim PPN sponsor Community Resilience, Social Inclusion and the Unsung Hero awards.

The winners in each of the Municipal Districts will receive a prize of €400 and a certificate. The special merit/runners-up will receive €150.

The Unsung Hero awards carry a prize of €100, while the Heritage Champions will receive €150 each.

All nominees will receive a certificate to mark their participation.

This year’s schools awards will be presented separately in the schools.

The awards ceremony will take place at a gala function in The Lough Allen Hotel, Drumshanbo, on Thursday, October 8th.

Judging in the Environmental awards will again be undertaken by renowned environmentalist and biologists, Eanna Ní Lamhna.

Nominations are now open in all categories.

Social inclusion, community resilience, unsung hero forms

Cleaner and Greener, Primary and Secondary Schools

Heritage nomination form

You can request an application form by Email: or

Telephone 071 96 20005 Ext 552/ 555 or the websitees or