Phil Healy rewarded for her role in UCC Relay win
The 2 weeks of madness which resulted from UCCs now world famous win in the Intervarsity 4X400m relay continued yesterday. Phil Healy, whose final lap ensured victory for the team was awarded the Southside and District Sports Award for April yesterday.
The event which is sponsored by the Cork International Hotel, Gerald McCarthy Trophies and Red FM was further recognition for Phil and her team-mates Louise Shanahan, Niamh Moore and Christine Neville since their famous win.
The event was attended by Phil and some family members and friends as well as Declan Kidney and Christine O’Donovan from the Department of Sport & Physical Activity in UCC.
Southside and District Sports Awards, April Winner Phil Healy of UCC & Bandon Athletics Clubs, Cork International Hotel, main sponsors; Red FM Media Sponsors and Gerald McCarthy, Gerald McCarthy, Gifts & Awards, Award Sponsors.
Picture: Gerard Bonus.
(Seated) Deputy County Mayor Cllr. Gillian Coughlan; Phil Healy of UCC & Bandon Athletics Clubs being presented with her award by Kylie Basnett, Sales & Marketing Manager, Cork International Hotel (Main Sponsor) and Deputy Lord Mayor Cllr. Mick Nugent; (standing) Christine ODonovan, UCC Deputy Director of Sport & Physical Activity; Donie Walsh, UCC; Tanya OSullivan, Senior Sales Executive, RedFM (Media Sponsors); Shane McCormack, Coach; Cllr. Mary Shields and Ray Shanahan.