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Macra National Leadership Awards Finalists Announced

08 January 2016
Macra National Leadership Awards Finalists Announced

The six finalists in Macra’s National Leadership Awards have been announced. Each finalist went through a challenging interview process and will now proceed to the final interview stage.



The finalists are:

  • Colm Stenson, South Leitrim Macra
  • Eilis Ahern, Carrigaline Macra, Seandun, Cork
  • Grainne O’Reilly, Ramor Macra, Cavan
  • Joan Marie Healy, Berrings Macra, Muskerry, Cork
  • Marie Murphy, Freemount Macra, Avondhu, Cork
  • Noel Duffy, Ferbane/ Banagher Macra, Offaly
  • The awards are organised as part of Macra’s Leadership Training Programme. The aim is to provide opportunities for members to develop the knowledge, skills and attributes necessary for leadership positions either in Macra or in other voluntary roles or future occupations.

The national final will take place on Tuesday 2nd February 2016 in the Irish Farm Centre in Dublin.