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  • Friday, 16 November 2018

Mayo Rape Crisis Centre is delighted to announce that nominations are now open for Mayo`s Inspirational Woman Award for 2018. The award will be presented at our annual Nollaig na mBan Lunch which this year we are delighted to say will be returning to Westport Country Lodge on Sunday January 6th 2019. The event is a unique and wonderful opportunity for women throughtout Mayo to come together to celebrate the Nollaig na mBan and to honour the Inspiratinal women in their lives. This years Award will be presented by our Guest Speaker maria Walsh, Entrepreneur and Former Rose of Tralee.

The process of you would like to nominate someine is done inititally by asking the Nominee you are considering for permission to nominate her. You then write in 200 words or less why you want to nominate this woman, how she has inspired you etc and you can either send this by post to : Mayo Inspirational Woman Award 2018, MRCC, Newtown, Castlebar, Co. Mayo or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The initial nominations with the words of the nominator will be posted ont he MRCC Facebook page. Once the Initial Nomination has been received the Centre will be in touch with you to validate the nomination. The closing date for the nominations is friday the 14th of December. A shortlist will be drawn up byt he judges who are completely independent of the MRCC and whose decision is final. Each nominee will be invioted to join us at our luncheon event on Nollaig na mBan. Mayo`s Inspirational Woman Award is sponsored by Sports Clinic West. The rules for the Nominations are available on and on request from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Tickets for the event are available at Westport Country Lodge or from the committe on 086 8183947. 

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