Gweedore Celtic being presented with their award
Gweedore Celtic are one of three clubs to have achieved the Club Mark and were presented with their at the official launch
The Football Association of Ireland have launched the Club Mark programme, which is intended to help grassroots clubs throughout the country.
The award is based on best practice in the governance, management and administration of a club.
Gweedore Celtire along with clubs Mayo's Achill Rovers and Waterford's Park Rangers were presented with their awards at the official launch by FAI Chief Executive John Delaney.
Speaking at the event, Delaney said the introduction of the FAI Club Mark was the latest step in helping grassroots clubs around the country achieve their full potential.
"The FAI Club Mark will help lead to the improvement of standards in our clubs. We will recognise the great work done by the clubs in their communities, and taking it to another level.
"We've over 2,000 clubs in the country of different sizes. The FAI Club Mark will help assist the clubs to improve their standards off the pitch."
For more information on the FAI Club Mark, visit www.fai.ie/domestic/fai-club-mark