Achievements & Awards


We are proud to have won and been nominated for numerous awards since the club’s foundation recognising our positive success in the community and Advocacy the families living with Autism:  


2016 - LORD MAYORS COMMUNITY & VOLUNTARY AWARDS, SOCIAL & ENVIRONMENTAL
WINNERS PRESENTED BY LORD MAYOR CLLR CHRIS O LEARY
2016 - HIDDEN HERO AWARD WON BY KAREN O’MAHONY IN DUBLIN FOR CSR/ DIVERSITY HERO
2017 - ST PATRICKS PARADE WINNERS OF BEST YOUTH GROUP CATEGORY PRESENTED BY
LORD MAYOR COUNCILLOR DES CAHILL

2017 - BEST COMMUNITY GROUP FLOAT ST. PATRICKS PARADE
2017 - FOUNDER KAREN O’MAHONY WON THE CORK PERSON OF THE MONTH AWARD
2017 - RUNNERS UP TO THE CARA SPORTS INCLUSION AWARD OUT OF 264 ENTRANTS

2018 - REDFM CORK SUPER HEROS AWARD WINNER


We have also been shortlisted for several upcoming awards such as the The Charity Impact and the National Inclusion awards. We're keeping out fingers and toes crossed.


Lord Mayor's Community & Voluntary Awards 2016

The Rainbow Club were the winners of the Social Services & Environment Award

at the Lord Mayor's annual awards night 2016.


Cork Person of the Year Awards 2016

Karen was selected as Cork person of the month for Decembers 2016.


KBC Bank's National Bright Ideas Awards Scheme 2015

The Rainbow Club won the overall award for 2015 securing a total prize fund of €7,500 for the club.


Hidden Hearing Hero Awards 2015

Karen was nominated for this award by Julie Anne Cunneen who is a parent of one the children that attends the club.