Banquet 2014 Awards

Winners who received their awards at the annual awards banquet.  Back,  L-R, Maeve from Belleek, Danny Scullion (who accepted the PRO award on behalf of Derry PRO Dermot McPeake), Hurler of the Year Paul Shiels of Antrim, Ulster Colleges GAA secretary Seamus Woods, Paul Breen of Club of the Year Omagh St Enda's, Female Footballer of the Year Caroline O'Hanlon of Armagh, Chris Curran of Loughmacrory Handball Club, Handball Award winner; Johnny Woods of Tyrone, Young Achiever for the Cormac McAnallen Award, Raymond Treanor of Club of the Year Truagh Gaels of Monaghan and Dervla from Belleek Pottery. Front, L-R, Anto Finnegan who received the Chairman's Award, UGAAWA chairman John Martin, Footballer of the Year Neil McGee of Donegal,  Camogie Award winner Megan Kerr of Derry, Donegal county chairman Sean Dunion, who accepted the Personality of the Year Award on behalf of Jim McGuinness. Pic by John McIlwaine

Footballer of the Year Neill Magee receives his  award from Managing Director of Belleek Pottery John Maguire while looking on are Ulster GAA Writers' Association chairman John Martin (left) and Ulster GAA President Martin McAviney.                      Pic by John McIlwaine

UGAAWA member. Chris McNulty. presents the Personality of the Year Award to Donegal county chairman Sean Dunnion who accepts it on behalf of Donegal manager Jim McGuinness while included is Maeve of Belleek Pottery. Pic by John McIlwaine

Christine O'Donnell of O'Neills Intentional Sports presents the Hurler of the Year Award to Antrim's Paul Shiels while included is Dervla of trophy sponsors Belleek Pottery.                           Pic by John McIlwaine

UGAAWA vice-chair JP Graham presents the Female Footballer of the Year Award on behalf of sponsors Gormley uPVC Products, Clontibret, to Caroline O'Hanlon of Armagh. Also included is Maeve of sponsors Belleek Pottery.       Pic by John McIlwaine

Garrett Mallon of Carlingford Design House presents the Handball Award to of Chris Curran of Loughmacrory Handball Club while included is Dervla of trophy sponsors Belleek Pottery.         Pic by John McIlwaine

Padraig McEnaney Celtic Pure Ltd, Carrickmacross, presents the Club of the Year Award to Truagh club chairman, Raymond Treanor, while included is Maeve of trophy sponsors Belleek Group. Pic by John McIlwaine

Ulster GAA President Martin McAviney presents the John McAviney Award for Services to the GAA to Seamus Woods while included is Dervla of trophy sponsors Belleek Group.  Pic by John McIlwaine

Brendan McAree of McAree Engineering, Monaghan, presents the Team of Year Award to Donegal's Neill Magee while included is Maeve of Belleek Pottery.  
Pic by John McIlwaine

UGAAWA assistant secretary Gerry McLaughlin presents the Camogie Award to Megan Kerr of Derry while included is Dervla of trophy sponsors Belleek Pottery.  Pic by John McIlwaine

Brendan McAnallen presents the Cormac McAnallen Award for Young Achiever of the Year to handball star Johnny Woods while included is Maeve of trophy sponsors Belleek Pottery. Pic by John McIlwaine

UGAAWA secretary Peadar McMahon presents the Communications  Award to Derry county secretary Danny Scullion who accepts it on behalf of Derry PRO Dermot McPeake while included is Dervla of trophy sponsors Belleek Pottery.   Pic by John McIlwaine

Paddy Hunter, UGAAWA, presents the Cultural Award to Paul Breen secretary of Omagh St Enda's while also included is Maeve of trophy sponsors Belleek Pottery. The award was sponsored by Maguire Transport.

Pic by John McIlwaine

John Martin presents the Chairman's Award to Anto Finnegan of St Paul's and Antrim.

Pic by John McIlwaine

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John Martin makes a presentation of the Ballot funds to Brendan McAnallen, Cormac Trust and Anto Finnegan, deterMND. Each received €850. Pic: John McIlwaine