02 Feb 2023

CIH All-Ireland Awards 2023 shortlist announced

We are pleased to announce the shortlisted nominees for the All-Ireland Housing Awards which will take place on 24 March 2023 at in Belfast.

Over a period of real challenge, the housing sector across the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland has continued to provide vital services and support to communities. The All-Ireland Housing Awards represents an opportunity to recognise, showcase, celebrate and share this incredible and inspirational work.

All shortlisted entries will be included in our 2023 All-Ireland Good Practice Compendium which will be released after the event. The Compendium is not only a core learning document but serves as an inspiration to us all to deliver on our shared vision of supporting housing professionals to create a future where everyone has a place to call home.

The shortlisted nominees are as follows:

Best housing development - sponsored by Housing Executive
  • Collier's Place, Duleek, Co. Meath -North & East Housing Association CLG (in partnership with Meath County Council)
  • Glenwhirry/Glendun - Clanmil Housing
  • Delivery of Cost Rental Homes at Kilcarbery Grange - Tuath Housing  (in partnership with South Dublin County Council)
  • Cappagh Green - Mixed Tenure Development -  Radius Housing Association (in partnership with RMI)
  • Station View, Derry - Habinteg Housing Association (Ulster) Ltd
  • Gardenmore Green - Radius Housing Association (in partnership with HBD)
Excellence in communications
  • Improving our Member Communications - Co-operative Housing Ireland
  • NIFHA Comms Forum- Cost of Living Crisis Campaign - NIFHA
  • Tuath Housing tenant Engagement Strategy, Creation and Launch - Tuath Housing
Excellence in customer service - sponsored by Co Ownership
  • Discretionary Housing Payment - Northern Ireland Housing Executive
  • Expansion of Choice Services 2022 - Choice Housing
  • WE HEAR - Circle VHA
Excellence in health and wellbeing
  • Drugs Accommodation Support Project/Ormeau Centre - Extern
  • Complex Lives Initiative - Northern Ireland Housing Executive
  • It Takes a Village - Co-operative Housing Ireland
  • Mindful Bodies Programme - Radius Housing (in partnership with ACT Initiative)
Excellence in housing innovation - sponsored by The Housing Agency
  • Financial Inclusion- Northern Ireland Housing Executive
  • Choice Tenant Support Fund - Choice Housing (in partnership with Bryson Charitable Group, Trussell Trust, Homeless Connect)
  • An Innovative Approach to Supporting Tenants to Sustain their Tenancies - Clanmil Housing
  • Moylinney HAPPI Development, Newtownabbey - Radius Housing Association (NIHE & DFC)
  • Park West Plaza Office to Residential Conversion - Tuath (Dublin City Council)
  • HomeHak - HomeHak
More than bricks and mortar - sponsored by North & East Housing Association
  • Sleaty Park View Resident Association - Community Garden - Cluid Housing Association
  • Ballygraigue Bio-Diversity Project - Cluid Housing association
  • Empowering Tenant Engagement within Radius Housing and beyond - Raduis Housing
  • Working Together to Make a Difference and Connect - Grove Community Housing Association
Promoting shared communities
  • Ark Creative Communities - Ark Housing
  • Great Communities - Choice Housing Ireland Ltd.
  • Droimnin Community Garden - Clann Housing Residents
  • Creating a Shared Community at Felden - Clanmil Housing
  • Sharing similarities, celebrating differences -  Oaklee Housing
  • Knock Knock - Radius Housing
Working in partnership
  • ‘One Safe Place’ - Foyle Family Justice Centre - Apex Housing Association (in partnership with Foyles Women's Aid)
  • House 10, Enterprise Court - Choice Housing Ireland Ltd.(in partnership with Inspire Wellbeing, South Eastern Health & Social Care Trust)
  • Multidisciplinary Homeless Support Team -  Extern (in partnership with NI Housing Executive, PSNI, Belfast Health & Social Care Trust)
  • Tus Nua and Teach Iarnoid (New Beginnings, Railway House) - Oaklee Housing (in partnership with Northern Ireland Housing Associations)
  • Partnership is Key to Graham Gardens Turnaround - Clanmil Housing (in partnership with PSNI, City Church Community Trust, Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council, and the NI Housing Executive)
  • Community Transition and Reconnecting Project - Radius Housing (in partnership with Forward South Partnership)
Net zero in housing - sponsored by Department for Communities
  • Laois County Council Retrofitting Programme - Laois County Council (in partnership with BCD Energy, Retrofit Design, Finna Construction)
  • Energy Efficiency in Social Housing project -  Northern Ireland Housing Executive
  • Improving Warmth and Wellbeing' - Co-operative Housing Ireland (in partnership with Kingdom Installation LTD.)
  • Retrofit Programme & EnergyCloud - Clúid Housing (in partnership with EnergyCloud)
Housing organisation of the year
  • Delivering Excellence - Tuath Housing
  • Driving professionalism, learning, and development, and inclusion - Choice Housing
Housing team of the year
  • Development Team - Choice
  • Clanmil Money Advice Team - Clanmil Housing
  • CHI’s Asset Management and Property Services (AMPS) Team- Co-operative housing Ireland
  • Housing Management Team - Oaklee Housing 
Young professional of the year
  • Sarah Dunphy - Cluid Housing Association
  • Jade Bogle - Radius Housing Association
  • Cheryll Dillon -  Circle VHA
  • Ali Leech - Tuath Housing
  • Aoife O'Fearghail - Circle VHA
  • Ben Conway - Radius Housing
Best housing story - sponsored by Apex
  • Magic in the Mansions - Cluid Housing association
  • Belmayne Community Hub - Cluid Housing Association
  • Drumellan Park, transforming the lives of its residents - Choice Housing
  • Oriel Lodge Residents - Clann Housing
  • Churchwell Gardens Residents Association - Oaklee Housing
Housing Hero - sponsored by Clanmil Housing Association
  • Tara Hughes - Cluid Housing
  • Linda Watson - Northern Ireland Housing Executive
  • David Kortukohun - Circle VHA
  • Gerardine Corkey -Oaklee Housing
Outstanding contribution to housing
  • Janet Hunter - Northern Ireland Housing Executive/Housing Rights
  • Edward Allingham - EHA Group


You can find more information about the Awards and book your place to attend the ceremony here.