Tadgh Lynch Perpetual Trophy

 

This award (Tadgh Lynch Perpetual Trophy) is made annually by the Irish Master Athletes Association in recognition to an Athlete who has made a major contribution to Masters Athletics over a number of years.


Tadgh was one of the founding members of the Irish Association back in the
1970s and he would have also been well known within the European Veterans Athletic Association until his untimely death in 1991. As both a competitor and official his contributionto Athletics and to Master's Athletics in particular was immense.

Previous recipients:
1994 - Eamonn Coghlan
1995 - Mags Greenan
1996 - Frank Hearns
1997 - Jimmy O'Neill
1998 - Willie Neenan
1999 - Anne Keenan-Buckley
2000 - Colm Rothery
2001 - Frank Reilly
2002 - Sheila Champion 
2003 - Nick Corish
2004 - Bobby King
2005 - Hugh Gallagher
2006 - Niamh O'Sullivan
2007 - Pat O'Shea
2008 - Martin McEvilly
2009 - Dominick Bonar
2010 - Carmel Parnell
2011 - Tommy Payne
2012 - Jim McNamara 
2013 - Ann Woodlock
2014 - Pat Naughton
2015 - Pat Bonass
2016 - Sean Cooney
2017 - Evelyn McNelis
2018 - Dorothy McLennan
2019 - Mick Fennell