Person of the Year - Eilish Rooney

As part of the Aisling Awards, our emeritus colleague Eilish Rooney has been named Person of the Year along with Monica Culbert.


Eilish’s award recognises her lifelong commitment to community empowerment, including her work with women’s groups and her pioneering of the Transitional Justice Grassroots Toolkit. The Toolkit was co-designed with Bridge of Hope at Ashton Trust, and the work was based on cross-community dialogues in North Belfast.


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