St. Brigid of Kildare

Solas Bhride receives Special Award

Solas Bhride was honoured to receive a special award from County Kildare Chamber on Friday, November 17th at the Kildare Business Awards 2023.

The award was presented to Solas Bhríde Community for their contribution in keeping alive the legacy of St. Brigid of Kildare. David Mongey, Chairperson of Into Kildare (Kildare Tourism Board) presented the award. “This award is timely as we are on the cusp of marking the 1500th anniversary of the death of St. Brigid. I want to acknowledge Solas Bhríde’s contribution in promoting and sharing the legacy of  St.Brigid to pilgrims and visitors from all over the world for the past 30 years.” Sr. Rita thanked the County Kildare Chamber for honouring Solas Bhríde with the award. 

The Solas Bhride team and Board members had a thoroughly enjoyable evening at the Awards event.

Geraldine Moore and Rita with Into Kildare
Alan Shine CEO County Kildare Chamber with Rita Michael and Treasa
Board Members
Michael Joyce, Rita Minehan, David Mongey-Mongey-Communications, Jim and Marguerite Kavanagh
Geraldine Moore, Phil OShea, Rita Minehan