East Coast FM’s Claire Darmody was awarded Person of the year last night.
The Endeavour awards, presented by Bray and District Chamber at the Royal hotel last night, recognise the achievements of local people in business, sport, culture, tourism, youth work and community activity.
Claire Darmody, known to listeners as the producer of the Morning Show with Declan Meehan was recognised for her many achievements, particularly the organisation of the Wicklow Wide Coffee morning, and the St Vincent De Paul Give a Gift Campaign.
The Coffee morning Raised 50.000 euro this year for Wicklow Cancer Support Centres and the Wicklow Hospice. The event has raised around €210,000 since its inception 6 years ago, and Claire has ambitions to bring it over the quarter of a million mark next year.