(last updated 7/10/19)


The Irish Pony Society

National Awards Ceremony 2019

will be held on

Sunday 3rd November 2019

from 5pm – 9pm

(please arrive by 4.30pm)

in the Killashee House Hotel, Naas, Co Kildare

Further details will be posted shortly


N A T I O N A L   H A L L   O F   F A M E


The National Hall of Fame Awards is held every year in the Sheraton Hotel, Athlone.  Each year, the Irish Pony Society nominates one person who, in their opinion, has given outstanding service and commitment to the breed during their lifetime as a Breeder, Exhibitor, Adjudicator or Administrator.

The following list outlines those who have received this Award since 2004 :

2004    Tom Robinson, Dunshaughlin, Co Meath

2005    Ms Gladys Graham, Dunshaughlin, Co Meath

2006    Mrs Hazel Warrington, Naas, Co Kildare

2007    Mr Dave Errity, Lucan, Co Dublin

2008    Countess April Merveldt, Ballymore Eustace, Co Kildare

2009    Mr James Lilley, Hillsborough, Co Down

2010    Mrs Elizabeth O’Connor, Fethard, Co Tipperary

2011    Mr Des Byrne, Kill, Co Kildare

2012    Mr Peter Molloy, Rathfarnham, Co Dublin

2013    Lady Nesta FitzGerald, Borris, Co Kilkenny

2014    Mr Gerry McPolin, Ballinahinch, Co Down

2015    Mrs Philippa Mansergh-Wallace, Tipperary

2016    Mrs Dorothy Guilford, Greystones, Co Wicklow

2017    Mrs Siobhan Nugent, Naas, Co Kildare

2018   Mr Niall O’Connor, Cahir, Co Tipperary