The Agnes O’Kane Award 2019 goes to Mary Armitage
The Irish Association of Youth Orchestras presents The Agnes O’Kane Award 2018 to Mary Armitage from Donegal Youth Orchestra .
Pictured from left are Rosa Flannery, Music Generation Laois, who presented Mary the award; Mary Armitage; Ruth Crimmins, grand-daughter of the late Agnes O’Kane; and Philip O’Kane, Agnes’s husband.
The award is made annually to someone who has made a significant contribution to youth orchestras. Mary won for her work with our own Donegal Youth Orchestra.