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    Honour Roll

    Life Members

    • * John O'Callaghan
    • * Val. O'Callaghan
    • * Peter Muckian
    • * Dick Bartley
    • * Bill Harkin
    • Jack Gaffney
    • * Brian Thompson
    • J.J Hutchinson
    • Denis O'Sullivan
    • * Brian Miller
    • Leo La Fontaine
    • * Tom Convey
    • Marion O'Hagan
    • * Steve Dowling
    • Brian Shanahan
    • Val Noone
    • Cushla McNamara
    • Phillip Moore
    • Frank Nugent
    • Bernard Lyons
    • Sean Lavin
    • Frances Devlin-Glass

    Dr. Michael O'Sullivan Award

    Dr Michael O’Sullivan was the distinguished founder of the Club. This award, which the CHC started in the year 2000, is decided upon by the Celtic Club Committee and awarded to the person whom the Committee thinks has performed the most distinguished service to the Club during the past year.

    • 2000 - Frank Nugent
    • 2001 - Nell McGettigan & Dr. Daniel O'Connor
    • 2003 - Bernard Lyons
    • 2004 - Tom Convey
    • 2005 - Peter Gavin
    • 2006 - Dr Val Noone
    • 2007 - Brian Shanahan
    • 2008 - Phillip Moore
    • 2009 - Francie Collins
    • 2011 - Sean Lavin
    • 2012 - Pat McKernan
    • 2013 - Eileen Mount
    • 2014 - David Coyne
    • 2015 - Maurice Moore
    • 2016 - Deirdre Gillespie
    • 2017 - Joan Moloney

    University Undergraduate Irish History Award

    The Celtic Club, through the Cultural Heritage Committee, present a University Undergraduate Irish History Award of $200 Prize to the student winner at La Trobe University, University of Melbourne and Victoria University

    La Trobe University

    For the student who writes the best essay on the subject History of Ireland.

    Starting in 2004, the winners have been:

    • 2004 Victoria Stead and Travis Cutler (Joint winners)
    • 2005 Jessica Lipscome
    •  2006 Tammy O'Connor
    •  2007 Anthony Wilson
    •  2008 David Reid
    •  2009 Fatma Abdurahma

    The subject has been temporarily discontinued.

    University of Melbourne

    For the student who writes the best essay on the subject Ireland Down Under.

    Starting in 2010 the winners have been:

    • 2010 Carly Godden
    • 2011 Andrew Black

    The Chair of Irish Studies Professor Elizabeth Malcolm retired. A new Chair has recently been appointed.

    Victoria University

    For the highest overall mark in the Irish History subject - from the 18th century to the 1990s including a section on the Irish in Australia. Students complete several assessment pieces including a research essay and a group project on the history of the Irish in Melbourne.

    Starting in 2013 the winners have been:

    • 2013 Laura Rosetto
    • 2014 Caitlyn Fisher

    Jageurs Literary Award Winners

    Morgan Jageurs was a founding member of the Celtic Club and President (1892—93 &1918-1919). He was a fine orator and writer , especially on Irish history , art and culture and he headed and personally sustained  virtually all Irish organisations in Melbourne during his active lifetime (Patrick O’Farrell).

    • 2005 Gail Shannon ‘Eureka, a great Australian story’
    • 2006 Aaron Mannion ‘The Hungry Grass’
    • 2007 Karen Corbett ‘Sweetdreams’
    • 2008/9 - presented March 2010  Phillip Harvey ‘Definition’

    Australian Irish In Racing Awards

    This Award that attracts over 250 people from the racing industry and our member enthusiasts, is an occasion to recognize and celebrate the great contribution of the Australian Irish people to the racing industry.

    • 5 Nov 2003 Inaugural Racing Award – Winner: J J Houlahan
    • 3 Nov 2004 Winner: Pat Hyland
    • 18 March 2007 Winner: Paddy Payne

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