Sunday Independent | Gala Retail Inspiration Awards 2019
Following a nationwide search to uncover Ireland’s most inspirational people,18 finalists were shortlisted for the inaugural Sunday Independent / Gala Retail Inspiration Awards. The awards took place in Dublins Marker Hotel on Wednesday 20th November.
With entries hailing from across Ireland, an expert judging panel had the challenging task of shortlisting the top three finalists in each of the six categories from the hundreds of entries received.
Judges including the Sunday Independent Life magazine wellness columnist, Alison Canavan; RTE’s Marty Morrissey; Special Olympics Ireland’s CEO, Matt English; Gala Retail’s CEO, Gary Desmond and Head of News at the Sunday Independent, Paul Sheridan sifted through the extraordinary and emotive stories to select the final 18 nominees.
Caradh was a finalist in the Inspiration in Sport category. She said, “I am so happy to be named as a finalist in the inaugural Sunday Independent / Gala Retail Inspiration Awards. It’s an honour to have been nominated, let alone to have been named as a finalist in the ‘Inspiration in Sport ’ category.”