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Minister Humphreys announces Ennis Co. Clare as winner of Ireland’s Tidiest Town for 2021.

€1.5 Million announced in grant aid for over 1,000 TidyTowns groups nationwide. Glaslough TidyTowns, Co. Monaghan named as the inaugural winner of the Young Persons in TidyTowns Award. Minister Humphreys praises role played by TidyTowns volunteers during unprecedented period Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, today (12th November) announced Ennis, Co. Clare […]

2021 TidyTowns Photography Competition

We are looking for all you photographers out here, perhaps you are a dab hand at the photography or maybe you like to take the odd picture on your smart-phone. We are opening up the 2021 TidyTowns Photography Competition and are looking for you to submit photographs to us, which capture the ethos of TidyTowns […]

Photography Competition Winners

TIDYTOWNS PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION 2020 Clarecastle TidyTowns – Winner The Judges unanimously selected the entry from Clarecastle TidyTowns, Co. Clare as the national winner of the 2020 TidyTowns Photography Competition. The picture was taken by Christy Leyden, a member of Clarecastle TidyTowns. The caption of the photo is as displayed on the mural – “Never underestimate […]

Limerick European Green Leaf

The TidyTowns Unit were recently invited by Limerick City and County Council to participate in a series of webinars they were hosting to assist TidyTowns groups in preparing for the 2021 competition, the webinar presented by John Carney from the TidyTowns Unit is titled “SuperValu TidyTowns Competition 2021 Entry Process”.  Thank you to Limerick City and […]

Calling all our budding Photographers

We are looking for all you photographers out here, perhaps you are a dab hand at the photography or maybe you like to take the odd picture on your smart-phone. Well which ever it is, The TidyTowns Unit wants to hear from you. We are opening up a TidyTowns Photography Competition and are looking for […]

COVID-19

In line with instructions issued by the Government of Ireland around the delay phase of the Coronavirus, it has been decided to defer the launch of the 2020 SuperValu TidyTowns competition which was originally scheduled for March 26th. We would encourage all TidyTowns groups to be vigilant and to adhere to guidelines and advice issued […]

Tidy Towns 2019 Update

2019 has been another great year for TidyTowns with a record number of over 900 entries to the competition. The event represents everything that is great about community spirit in Ireland.  The Department of Rural and Community Development, together with our partners, are proud to play our part. Unfortunately, a very small number of entries […]

GLASLOUGH IS IRELAND’S TIDIEST TOWN FOR 2019

Minister Ring allocates €1.4 million to support work of Tidy Towns groups A record 918 communities entered competition this year Glaslough, Co. Monaghan was today (30th September) named as Ireland’s Tidiest Town for 2019.  The SuperValu TidyTowns competition is now entering its seventh decade and Glaslough was judged to be the best from a record […]

Local Authority Pollinator Award

The Local Authority Pollinator Award aims to encourage TidyTowns groups to implement pollinator-friendly actions in their towns and villages as part of the Irish TidyTowns competition. It supports the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan and is coordinated and sponsored by the Heritage Offices and Biodiversity Offices of Local Authorities across Ireland, in partnership with the National Biodiversity […]

Green Flag Community Award 2019

The Green Flag Community Award was introduced into Ireland in 2018, and will run again in 2019 with the support of the Department of Rural and Community Development. The scheme is aimed at sites that are managed by volunteers, or by community groups or organisations made up of many volunteers. Sites must be solely managed […]

LISTOWEL IS IRELAND’S TIDIEST TOWN FOR 2018

€1.4 million announced for Tidy Towns Committees around country to mark 60th anniversary of event Listowel, Co. Kerry was today (24thSeptember) named as Ireland’s Tidiest Town for 2018.  In this, the 60thAnniversary year of the TidyTowns competition, Listowel was best of a record number of 883 entries from towns and villages throughout the country in the […]