Benedicta Attoh is the recipient of numerous awards for her work in interculturalism, including of the Rehab Louth Person of the Year Award. She is originally from Nigeria and has lived in Dundalk, Ireland for a number of years.
An independent cultural trainer, and a former Development and Public Awareness Officer with the National Consultative Committee on Racism and Interculturalism, she has played a leading role in racial integration in Co Louth, and nationally.
She contested the 2004 Local Elections as an Independent candidate and subsequently held the position of Vice-Chair of the Labour Party in Louth.
Ms Attoh is a member of the Louth African Womens Support Group. She is the Dundalk Branch Co-ordinator of the Integration of African Children (IACI) in Ireland, a multicultural youth club.