Some of the more recent awards and accolades earned by members of our community include-
The prestigious IPB All-Ireland Pride of Place award won by Ballyphehane Community Centre in 2015
The Outstanding Volunteers’ Award at the National Volunteer Awards In 2017, won by tutors from the Ballyphehane/Togher Community Arts and Crafts Initiative (BTACI) pic by Jim Coughlan
A civic award from Cork County Council for Maurice Dineen, founder of Club Ceoil pic by Chris O’Leary
Best Exhibition and Best Local Historian (Liam Ó hUigín) for Ballyphehane 1916-2016 Commemoration Committee in 2016
Ballyphehane and Togher, because of the high levels of engagement in both communities, were selected as two of the four areas to pilot the Learning Neighbourhood’s Programme with UCC.