Presidential Distinguished Service Awards

The Presidential Distinguished Service Award for the Irish Abroad is presented by the President every year.

It recognises the service given to this country or to Irish communities abroad by those who live outside Ireland.

Wooden plaque awards lined up on a table.
PDSA Awards

Valuable contribution

Whether they’re Irish citizens, entitled to Irish citizenship or from an Irish background, the hard work, energy and dedication of nominees make a valuable contribution to people’s lives and are deserving of our thanks and respect.

2022 Recipients