Pat Bolger, President of the Dublin Council of Trade Unions (pictured second from right) accepted the Lord Mayor’s award last night (Wednesday 1th June) on behalf of the workers of Dublin. Pat accepted the award in his capacity as President of DCTU. Pat retired as an IMPACT official in 2016 and has been a highly regarded union activist throughout his career.
Lord Mayor of Dublin, Cllr Brendan Carr (pictured centre) , said: “The Lord Mayor’s Awards are all about saying ‘thank you’, not only on my own behalf, but on behalf of all the people of Dublin, to citizens who, through their ordinary, everyday lives, enrich this city in an extraordinary way.”
Paralympian Ellen Keane, the Dublin GAA County Board and broadcaster Joe Duffy were also honoured at the event which took place in Dublin’s Mansion House.