Kerry Heritage Award

The Annual Kerry Heritage Award was initiated in 1986 by the Kerry Archaeological & Historical Society to honour individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the development and promotion of the County's cultural heritage.

The Kerry Heritage Award for 2016 has been awarded to Fr Anthony Gaughan.

The Award has been presented to date to the following individuals:

1986

Judith Cuppage

1987

Canon Jack McKenna

1988

Dominican Abbey Memorial Committee

1989

Walter McGrath

1990

Kathleen Browne

1991

Kit Ahern

1992

Rev. Kieran O'Shea

1993

Seán Ó Dubhda

1994

Donncha Ó Conchúir

1995

Gerry O'Leary

1996

Paddy D'Arcy

1997

Sr. Anslem Nic Ghearailt

1998

Tom Finn

1999

Frank King

2000

Tomás Breatnach

2001

Mon. Pádraig Ó Fiannachta

2002

Dr. Noel Kissane

2003

John Sheehan

2004

Tadhg Ó Coileáin

2005

Gerard Lyne

2006

Dr. Declan Downey

2007

An tAth. Gearóid Ó Donnchadha

2008

Dr. Margaret MacCurtain, O.P

2009

An tAthair Tomás Ó Luanaigh

2010

Isabel Bennett

2011

Valerie Mck.Bary

2012

Connie Murphy

2013

Jack McKenna

2014

Seán Seosamh Ó Chonchubhair

2015

Maire O'Sullivan

2016

Fr. Anthony Gaughan