first_imgThe hugely popular Wainfest Arts and Book Festival by the Donegal County Library Service has been shortlisted for an Excellence in Local Government Award 2018.This is the second year running for the children’s literature and culture project to be listed for a local authority award.Wainfest has been running for local schoolchildren and home schoolers since 1996. There is already much excitement for Wainfest 2018, which will be held from the 6th until the 14th October. 2018 marks the fifteenth edition of the Chambers Ireland Awards, which features a total of twenty one local authorities shortlisted over sixteen categories, ranging from ‘Supporting Tourism’ to ‘Best Practice in Citizen Engagement.’The Excellence in Local Government Awards are held annually in conjunction with the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government.Congratulating the local authorities shortlisted, Mr Eoghan Murphy TD, Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government stated“The Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards, which my Department is very proud to support, gives local authorities the opportunity to showcase the invaluable, impactful and often very innovative work they do in making our communities better places in which to live, work and play. “I would like to congratulate Chambers Ireland for their important work in managing these awards every year”’.The Excellence in Local Government Award winners will be announced at the 15th annual awards ceremony on 22nd November at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Northwood, Santry. Awards will be presented for excellence in sixteen different categories and one local authority will be awarded the overall award and named Local Authority of the Year 2018.Donegal’s Wainfest shortlisted for excellence award – again! was last modified: August 14th, 2018 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Wainfestlast_img