Forty-nine pioneer centres from the four corners of Ireland received their Gradam na Readoiri 2010 award in St. Francis Xavier Church, in Gardiner Street on Saturday 14th May 2011.
Mass was celebrated by Fr. Bernard McGuckian, SJ, Central Spiritual Director of the Pioneer Association and concelebrated by Fr. Seamus Houlihan, Meath Diocesan PTAA Spiritual Director.
The awards scheme recognises and honours centres for their excellent work in the local community in promototing the pioneer mission. Over two hundred people attended the celebration.
Four of the centres received a plaque in recognition of their tenth time achieving the award. We extend our congratulations to all of the forty-nine centres for their continuing good work and hope to see you all again next year.