Carlow CFR giving a demonstration to members of the public
One local group has been declared a finalist for the All Ireland Community and Council Awards.
The awards recognise and celebrate outstanding work and achievements from local community and County Councils, partnerships and projects that enhance our everyday lives.
Over 150 nominations were received for the competition with more than 100 projects from 22 counties now set to do battle across 20 categories.
County Carlow Community First Responder Co-ordination Committee has been shortlisted in the Best Community Based Initiative.
The winners, representing their counties, will be announced by RTÉ’s Marty Morrissey at a gala awards ceremony at Croke Park Stadium on Saturday, February 9.