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Global Shares honoured by Clonakilty Mayoral Council

Global Shares Honoured by Clonakilty Mayoral Council 2022

We were absolutely humbled to receive a Community Award at a civic reception hosted by the Clonakilty Mayoral Council on May 17th, recognising Global Shares ‘outstanding achievements on the global market’.

Global Shares Honoured by Clonakilty Mayoral Council
Mark Purcell, our Chief Product Officer, accepted the award from Anthony McDermott - Mayor of Clonakilty, and Michael O' Neill - Clonakilty Mayoral Council.

The other 2022 Award Recipients included

· Natalia Menovska, for her outstanding volunteering and language translation for the Ukrainian refugees that recently arrived in the Clonakilty Community Hall

· Ronan Archbold, for his continued voluntary work with West Cork Rapid Response and for the many lives he has saved in the community

· The O’ Neill Family, Fernhill House Hotel, on being named the Irish Wedding Venue of the Year 2022

· Reverend Kingsley Sutton, for his outstanding community spirit in his many video productions over the Covid-19 Pandemic

· Lydia Sutton, Captain of the Sacred Heart Secondary School team, All Ireland Football Champions 2022

· John Leahy, for his achievement in bringing Clonakilty Soccer Club to three Beamish Cup Finals

· The all-time duo of Jimmy O’ Regan and Denis Noonan, for their outstanding support and promotion of Clonakilty Rugby Club

· Clonakilty Community Youth Centre, for their outstanding achievement in securing a purpose-built state of the art facility for the young people of Clonakilty

· Danny Costelloe, for his outstanding contribution to the community of Clonakilty

· St. James Scór na nÓg, who won the All Ireland Scór na nÓg Final 2022

Global Shares Honoured by Clonakilty Mayoral Council

We were very proud to be honoured by Clonakilty Mayoral Council alongside the other truly fantastic recipients and hear stories of their extraordinary contributions and success in volunteerism, clubs, sport, music, business and community spirit. We have a remarkable community in Clonakilty and we’re so proud to play our part in it.

Mark Purcell, Chief Product Officer, Global Shares
Mark Purcell, CPO | Global Shares Honoured by Clonakilty Mayoral Council

We are delighted to be able to honour these outstanding people and groups. It just goes to show what a fantastic community we live in. There is something for all - young and old - in the town of Clonakilty and it is so important that we honour the outstanding achievements of these award recipients.

Anthony Mc Dermott, Mayor of Clonakilty
Global Shares Honoured by Clonakilty Mayoral Council
Global Shares Honoured by Clonakilty Mayoral Council
In attendance at the civic ceremony were Global Shares’ team members, L-R, back row: Thomas Wallace – Chief Finance Officer; Mark Purcell – Chief Product Officer; Anthony McDermott - Mayor of Clonakilty; Stuart Sloan – Chief Operations Officer; Front row: Aisling Riordan – Corporate Communications Manager; Aine Bonner – Head of Marketing

About Clonakilty Mayoral Council


Clonakilty town has had a statutory Mayor for over 400 years, ever since a town charter was granted in the year 1613. The Clonakilty Mayoral Council is made up of five directly elected members, who each take up the position of Mayor of Clonakilty for a term of one year, and their mandate is to represent the people of the town and surrounding areas. The Mayor’s role is voluntary and unpaid, and during their term in office the Mayor attends more than 100 events. The Mayoral Council members for 2019-2024 include Anthony McDermott, Michael O’Neill, Padraig O Reilly,  Paddy McCarthy and Chris Hinchy.

Please Note: This publication contains general information only and Global Shares is not, through this article, issuing any advice, be it legal, financial, tax-related, business-related, professional or other. The Global Shares Academy is not a substitute for professional advice and should not be used as such. Global Shares does not assume any liability for reliance on the information provided herein.

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