Aisling Awards 2018 – Winners and Shortlists
The Positive Belfast Award
Awarded to those community organisations and leaders who are striving to leave a constructive and lasting impression on an ever-changing city.
Door of Mercy Soup Kitchen supported by St. Patricks, Donegal St.
Businesses for Love Equality
Primark Small Traders
Winner: Féile 30
Outstanding Achievement in Education Award
Celebrating the school, college or educational project that has made the biggest impact in the city over the past year.
Blythefield PS / Good Shepherd PS – Shared Education Project
NI Youth Forum
Maria Goretti Nursery School – Eco-School Club.
Winner: Blythefield and Good Shepherd Primary Schools – Shared Education Project
The Outstanding Achievement in Sport Award
Voted by the public and presented every year to the person or team that gave us our biggest sporting memories over the past 12 months.
Crumlin Star FC
CJ Fulton (St Malachy’s College & Belfast Star Basketball)
Winner: Willowbank FC
The Culture and Arts Award
This highly contested award reflects the diversity and talent on offer across the city’s burgeoning and exciting arts scene.
Deirdre Mackel, Community Artist
St Agnes’ Choral Society
Glengormley School of Traditional Music
Winner: Deirdre Mackel
The Outstanding Contribution to the Irish Language Award
Celebrating the vibrancy and uniqueness which the Irish language brings to the city of Belfast this award will honour a person who works tirelessly to pioneer the language
Ionad na Fuiseoige
Bunscoil an tSléibhe Dhuibh
Ciste Infheistíochta na Gaeilge
Winner: Ciste Infheistíochta na Gaeilge
The Fáilte Award for Hospitality and Tourism
Celebrating the business that is making the biggest impact in one of the city’s fastest growing sectors.
Lord Diljit Rana of Andras Hotels
Belfast Taxi Tours (Taxi Trax)
The Balmoral Hotel
Winner: Lord Diljit Rana of Andras Hotels
Winner: St Patrick’s Soup Kitchen
The Small Business Big Impact Award
Small businesses are the backbone of the Belfast economy and we will be recognising the small business in the city which is making the biggest contribution.
Fusion Antibodies plc
PURE FITOUT Associated Ltd
Winner: Stellify Media
Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service
The Ballymurphy Families