Community Vibrancy Recognition Programme…


Kerry Group in partnership with NEWKD are proud to present a Community Vibrancy Recognition Programme Award to the Dingle New Music Choir and Orchestra, in recognition of the valuable contribution made to the:

  • Community Vibrancy of the Corca Dhuibhne Peninsula
  • Social Supports including the development of Social Capital and the Overall Impact on Community Arts
  • Community, Environment and Rural Development Leadership


Established in 2014 this initiative has been supported by NEWKD through SICAP and the Dingle Local Region Office.   John Stack, Chairperson of NEWKD has committed to continuing to support this community initiative and acknowledged how this unique choir and orchestra raise the standards of music and song, whilst enriching the lives of the people of the Corca Dhuibhne Peninsula.

Frank Hayes, Director of Corporate Affairs Kerry Group states how “Kerry Group are delighted to recognise this musical initiative, which demonstrates and enhances the wealth and diversity of the rich culture and the vibrancy of the community”.

The Award was presented to the Choir’s Conductor Gábor Péli, left to right…Eamonn O’Reilly, NEWKD CEO; Padraig Mallon, Sustainability Communications Manager, Kerry Group; Gábor Péli, Dingle New Music Choir; John Stack, NEWKD, Chairperson. The Community Vibrancy Recognition Programme is a joint initiative between Kerry Group and NEWKD.