Calor, Ireland’s leading supplier of rural energy solutions has announced that Ballycastle’s Paul Kerrigan has made it through to the final phase of the Calor Community Champion 2012, as part of the final six.
Paul, a founder of the Ballycastle Community Development Group was in third place following the public vote on the Calor Ireland Facebook page with over 3,500 votes.
He received significant support from across Antrim for his work in less than a year in establishing the Youthlinks Renovation and DJ School of Music targeting at risk groups; spearheading the first community festival in the town as part of the Olympic torch relay and the groups ongoing work with disadvantaged youths to encourage their participation in community work.
Paul and his fellow finalists will now go forward to the Judging Panel led by TV and radio personality, Hector Ó hEochagáin, and including legendary GAA and sports broadcaster, Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh and Jennifer Fagan from Calor. The inaugural Calor Community Champion 2012 will be announced on September 4th.
Calor would like to say a big thank you all those across Antrim who supported Paul and the inaugural Community Champion initiative and wish all of our finalists the very best of luck, you are truly an inspiration to us all!