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Joan Denise Moriarty's Awards and Tributes

Compiled by Monica Gavin and Hilda Buckley

•1931 April 24: Champion Irish Stepdancer of England at the London Irish Step Dance Championship. Gold medal
•1932 July 9: Highly commended for solo war pipes at the Tailteann Games, Croke Park Dublin
•1933 July 15: 87 marks for solo war pipes at a Scots Gathering and Highland Games at Morecambe and Heysham in Lancashire
•1934 April 22: Very highly commended (i.e. 3rd) for Irish dancing: Senior Slip Jig, Father Mathew Feis
•1934 Aprl 25: First prize for solo war pipes at Father Mathew Feis on 22 April 1934 in Cork: awarded full marks
•1933: Munster Open Championship winner in solo war pipes, Killarney
•1935 May 3: First prize for solo war pipes (84/100) at the Father Mathew Feis
•1937: First prize for solo war pipes Kilcorney Feis, Co. Cork
•1938 July 22: Second prize for Operatic Soprano Solo (82/100) at the Father Mathew Feis
•1961 Dijon Festival: Folk Dance Group of the Cork Ballet Company win the Bronze Collar for Dancing, Production and Parade
•1965 Dijon Festival: Folk Dance Group of the Cork Ballet Company come 2nd and 3rd for Production and Parade
•1972 Jan 6: The Showcase Award
•1974: Donation by Dame Ninette de Valois to Moriarty of half her Erasmus Prize money for the newly founded Irish Ballet   Company
•1975: The Publicity Club of Ireland Award
•1979 April 5: Honorary Doctorate from the National University of Ireland (together with her relative, Anthony T. Lucas, director of the National Museum)
•1979: Silver Medallion of the Irish American Cultural Institute for the Playboy of the Western World at the Lincoln Center, New York
•1980: Catholic Women of the Year Award
•1980 Nov 15: The Mallow Hall of Fame Award
•1981 August: Award of $10,000 by the Irish American Cultural Institute to assist the production of The Táin ballet
•1982 May 15: Harvey's of Bristol: Theatre Award, presented by Siobháin McKenna
•1983 Oct 12: Perrier Good Taste Award
•1983 Nov 20: Variety Artistes Trust Society Award
•1983 Nov 25: People of the Year Award, with Sheila Goldberg, presented by the Taoiseach Garrett Fitzgerald
•1986: Registration Certificate of the Royal Academy of Dancing London for Moriarty as an officially approved teacher of ballet
•1987 Oct: Anglo-Irish Bank Corporation Presentation
•1987 Nov 23: Special Presentation from Jack and Máirín Lynch
•1988 Feb 24: Cork Arts and Theatre Club: This is Your Life Tribute, presented by Michael Twomey
•1992 Nov: Cork Ballet Company's Memorial Production of Giselle, commemorating Moriarty and Fleischmann, attended by President Mary Robinson
•1992 Nov: Critics’ Award to the 1992 Cork Ballet Company production of Giselle at the Cork Opera House
•1993 Nov: 46th and last Cork Ballet Company Ballet Week; final night attended by President Robinson