31.07.12 - Do not forget the Golden Mile Competition !
Closing date for entry to the 2012 Golden Mile Competition is fast approaching !
As part of this competition, community groups, schools, individuals and farmers all over Ireland are being invited to highlight areas of natural and historical interest by taking a picture of any mile of country road.
To achieve a good overall score, the mile selected should contain a wide variety of features such as stone walls, hedges, old gates etc. The character and charm of the area is part of the mile.
Awards will be given for:
- Overall Award : Perpetual Trophy
- The Mile showing best potential
- Best Natural Heritage Mile
- Best Built Heritage Mile
- The Safest Mile
- The Tony Dervan RIP, award for best community effort (to include litter management)
- Primary Schools
Applications are confined to either a local primary, local secondray or local tertiary road.
The overall winner will receive a cash prize plus a perpetual trophy, and special prizes will be awarded for the best project entered.
The closing date for nomination is August 7th, 2012 at 4pm.
For more information around the competition, please visit http://www.galway.ie/en/