Together for Biodiversity Award Winners

Feb 20

The Irish Wildlife Trust is delighted to announce the winners of the Together for Biodiversity Awards. The awards were presented to the category winners at the National Biodiversity Conference by Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Josepha Madigan.

The Awards are an opportunity to celebrate the work being carried out by individuals, communities, schools, farmers and businesses across Ireland to protect our biodiversity. All 18 of our awards finalist are in attendance at the conference to engage with delegates and showcase their fantastic work. Projects included work on habitat and species protection, biodiversity advocacy, and innovative business ideas.

The Winners are;

Category A: People Together for Biodiversity Award Large Project

Baile Slachtmhar Bhéal an Mhuirthead, It’s all about the Bee’s and the Sea’s


Category B: People Together for Biodiversity Award Large Project

Moore Community Council CE Scheme, Ballydangan Bog Red Grouse Project


Category C: Local Biodiversity Champion Award

Tommy Earley, Sharing the biodiversity on his farm in Roscommon


Category D: Learning Together for Biodiversity Award

St. Colman’s Community College, Midleton, Co. Cork

Biodiversity in our School and the Wider Community


Category E: Farming Together for Biodiversity Award

Oliver and Pat Nagle,  The Burren Programme


Category F: Working Together for Biodiversity Award

Gas Networks Ireland

Gas Networks Ireland Biodiversity Enhancement Programme


You can find information on all our candidates projects on our website here

A big thank you to the awards sponsors Dublin Port Company and the National Biodiversity Conference organisers National Parks and Wildlife Service, Irish Forum on Natural Capital and Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.