The shortlist for the  Impartial Reporter Community Champion Awards 2024, in association with Encirc, can now be revealed: 


Business Award, sponsored by Encirc


Charlie’s Bar

Mark Edwards, Enniskillen Taste Experience

Rooney's Gift Store


Sporting Champion of the Year

Clare Morris, Enniskillen Lakelanders

Clogher Valley Rugby Football Club 

Ernie Conlon, Fermanagh Supercup

Gaye Conway, Enniskillen Royal Boat Club

St. Aidan’s High School, Derrylin

The Oisín McGrath Foundation


Champion Teacher of the Year

Adele Kerr, Enniskillen Integrated Primary School 

Eimer Maguire, St. Mary's Primary School 

Gary McDevitt, Enniskillen Royal Grammar School


Youth Community Champion of the Year

Grace Jackman, Mount Lourdes Grammar School

Owen McKinley, Enniskillen Royal Grammar School


Little Champion of the Year, sponsored by David Mahon Properties

Mennah Abdalquader

Nina He

Enniskillen Model Primary School RotaKids


Green Champion of the Year, sponsored by Mannok

Ashley Robinson, Curlew Project, Lough Erne Landscape Partnership

Diana McChesney, Fermanagh FREE-cycle

Florence Court Gardeners

Mary Polizzi, Doletter Wildlife Rescue

Supriya Foster,  South West College


Live Music Award

Bernie McNulty 


Maggie Maguire

The Tumbling Paddies


Charity Champion of the Year

Claire Donohoe, Pulmonary Fibrosis NI

Enniskillen Ladies Circle

Geraldine Corrigan, Friends of the Cancer Centre

Martin Ansfield (posthumously), Pulmonary Fibrosis NI

Mary McCann, Fermanagh Women's Aid

Susan Doyle, Fermanagh Down Syndrome Support Group


Heart of Gold

Anne Carson 

Annette Murphy

Genevieve Irvine

John Shades

Noelle McAlinden


Community Champion of the Year (Group), sponsored by Encirc

Girls Allowed, Newtownbutler


Save Our Acute Services (SOAS)

The Kindness Postbox


Community Champion of the Year, sponsored by Encirc

Christine Duffy

Jenna Robinson

Michelle Rooney

Natasha Dane

Shelley Cowan 

Siobhan O’Brien