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To recognize and reward the vital role of community groups and the volunteers that work with them in promoting social inclusion and equality and tackling disadvantage in Co. Wexford.


Applications are invited from groups who are working in the following areas:

  • Supporting local people to develop skills for employment
  • Developing social enterprises which address the needs of marginalised people and create economic opportunities at local level
  • Promoting education and lifelong learning specifically for those who have not benefited equally from mainstream education
  • Engaging with young people, especially those who are not engaged in education, employment or training, enabling them to discover and realise their potential
  • Supporting families and children in disadvantaged areas to thrive by providing informal education supports, after-schools clubs, parenting supports etc.
  • Working for the inclusion of all members of the community including members of the Travelling community, Roma, people with a disability, new communities and women using innovative approaches focused on equality

Please Note – Financial details will be requested at time of interview

Company/Individual Information

Note – please use the group name you wish to be used in publicity

Group Criteria

Please provide clear and concise information in each of the following areas. These criteria have been agreed by the Judges and will form the basis of the interview process.
I hereby consent, if I am selected as a Wexford Business Awards shortlisted applicant or winner, to the release and use of my name, business name, and photographs, which may be taken of me, and I agree that no compensation shall be due to me or my company for such usage. However, all competitive and financial information shall remain confidential unless I give express written approval for its release. Furthermore, I confirm that the information provided to and with this application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge and belief. I acknowledge that whilst every care has been taken to ensure that advice/feedback given on this programme is correct, neither Wexford Chamber nor our sponsors will accept any responsibility for loss, damage, etc., arising from or occasioned by the implementation of such advice.
Completed application forms must be submitted online by 5 pm on THURSDAY 6th April 2017.

An independent judging panel will review all applications received. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted on Wednesday 12th April 2017 and Thursday 13th April 2017 and ALL SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEW ON MONDAY 24TH APRIL – time and venue will be advised. Phone Interviews are NOT an option.

Wexford Business Awards Gala Ceremony
Friday, 26th May 2017 | Clayton Whites Hotel, Abbey Street, Wexford
Wine/Canapé Reception 6.45 pm sharp
Seated promptly 7.30 pm
MC: Hector Ó hEochagáin
Music: Corner Boy
Dress Black Tie
Tickets €95.00 plus VAT each
Corporate Tables of 10 €855 plus VAT

Applications now closed, shortlists will be announced on Wednesday 12th.