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#Tidy Towns

From TheJournal.ie Tidy Towns groups can still get funding despite competition being cancelled Cancelled

Tidy Towns groups can still get funding despite competition being cancelled

The annual competition was one of the many events cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

From TheJournal.ie Tidy Towns competition cancelled due to the Covid-19 emergency Cancelled

Tidy Towns competition cancelled due to the Covid-19 emergency

The competition has been running since 1958.

From TheJournal.ie Tidy Towns missed six town applications due to apparent email issues Not Received

Tidy Towns missed six town applications due to apparent email issues

The email entries were not received by the Department of Community and Rural Development.

From TheJournal.ie The tidiest town in Ireland has been revealed Environment

The tidiest town in Ireland has been revealed

It’s in Co Monaghan.

From TheJournal.ie This is Ireland's tidiest town Kerry Gold

This is Ireland's tidiest town

Listowel picked up the prestigious award this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie "It's magic": what this Tidy Towns judge has learned after almost four decades in the business Tricks Of The Trade This post contains videos

"It's magic": what this Tidy Towns judge has learned after almost four decades in the business

We spoke to Ann O’Leary, who has been judging Tidy Towns for 38 years, ahead of this year’s competition.

From TheJournal.ie How to win Tidy Towns: We speak to last year's winners as they prepare to defend their title Birdhill This post contains videos

How to win Tidy Towns: We speak to last year's winners as they prepare to defend their title

Birdhill became national winners last year as well as earning the tidiest village award for a consecutive year after 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Galway clean-up groups say they're concerned about 'which roads they'll be allowed to clean' New Rules

Galway clean-up groups say they're concerned about 'which roads they'll be allowed to clean'

Voluntary groups are not permitted to work on roads with traffic volumes greater than 1000 vehicles per day.

From TheJournal.ie Westport to become Ireland's first plastic straw-free town The Last Straw

Westport to become Ireland's first plastic straw-free town

Pubs are already on board the initiative which is part of their entry into the 2018 Tidy Towns competition.

From TheJournal.ie Tidy Towns groups across the country are asking campaigners not to put up posters Campaigning

Tidy Towns groups across the country are asking campaigners not to put up posters

This might be why some posters are missing in your town.

From TheJournal.ie Ennis has been declared Ireland's cleanest town Best In Show

Ennis has been declared Ireland's cleanest town

The runners up were Roscommon and last year’s winner Kildare.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: Name the Tidy Towns winner Quiz

Quiz: Name the Tidy Towns winner

Spruce up your knowledge.

From TheJournal.ie This is Ireland's tidiest town Premier League

This is Ireland's tidiest town

The town in the west of Tipperary picked up the prestigious award this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie This Cork village claims it could raise €19,000 per day if it fines everyone who litters Litterbugs

This Cork village claims it could raise €19,000 per day if it fines everyone who litters

Glounthaune village sees 130 littering offences every day.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's not just about tidiness, it gives you a network and set of friends' Tidy Towns

'It's not just about tidiness, it gives you a network and set of friends'

Members of the Wexford Tidy Towns committee travelled to Tidy Towns winner Skerries as part of the Journal Journeys competition.

From TheJournal.ie This is Ireland's tidiest town So Fresh And So Clean

This is Ireland's tidiest town

Minister for Regional Economic Development Michael Ring said Skerries was a “worthy winner”.

From TheJournal.ie These are the 'best kept' towns in Ireland Team Effort

These are the 'best kept' towns in Ireland

The winners of the all-Ireland competition were announced today.

From TheJournal.ie Wicklow village convinces politicians to keep the place a poster-free zone during the election Not In Our Town

Wicklow village convinces politicians to keep the place a poster-free zone during the election

Glenealy Tidy Towns say they are delighted with the result.

From TheJournal.ie This is Ireland's tidiest town... Bang Tidy

This is Ireland's tidiest town...

Letterkenny has won for the first time at its 57th try.

From TheJournal.ie Twink, Superquinn sausages, Irish Water, and punts: Ireland by numbers in 2014 Prime Numbers

Twink, Superquinn sausages, Irish Water, and punts: Ireland by numbers in 2014

How many pigs are in Ireland? How many people are paid minimum wage? So many questions…

From TheJournal.ie And the tidiest town in Ireland is... Drumroll Please

And the tidiest town in Ireland is...

849 entries. Only one winner.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin, Cork and Limerick are the dirtiest cities in Ireland Litterbugs

Dublin, Cork and Limerick are the dirtiest cities in Ireland

The good news is that 75% of towns and cities were found to be as clean or cleaner than European counterparts.

From TheJournal.ie OPW hands former Ballymote Garda station over to local community Sligo

OPW hands former Ballymote Garda station over to local community

An art-deco building that was closed in 2009 will be licensed to local community groups.

From TheJournal.ie Love/Hate blamed for decapitated ducks Animal Cruelty

Love/Hate blamed for decapitated ducks

Animal Rights group ARAN is willing to offer a reward of €1500 if someone comes forward with information that leads to a conviction.

From TheJournal.ie Guess where Ireland's best kept village is... Competition

Guess where Ireland's best kept village is...

Here’s a hint: It’s also the overall winner of Ireland’s Best Kept Town, announced earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie You know we had a 'Gathering' 60 years ago, right? An Tóstal This post contains videos

You know we had a 'Gathering' 60 years ago, right?

‘An Tóstal’ was organised in 1953 to encourage visitors to come to Ireland outside of the normal tourist season. And it gave us the Rose of Tralee.

From TheJournal.ie Do you live in Ireland's tidiest town? Supervalu Tidytowns

Do you live in Ireland's tidiest town?

The Minister for the Environment officially launched the competition, saying that it is important to present Ireland “in the best possible light”.

From TheJournal.ie IBAL Litter League 2012: Where did your town finish? THE Rankings

IBAL Litter League 2012: Where did your town finish?

Kilkenny has been named Ireland’s most litter-free town by Irish Business Against Litter. Did your town feature highly?

From TheJournal.ie Kilkenny named Ireland's cleanest town for 2012 Litter

Kilkenny named Ireland's cleanest town for 2012

The Marble City pips Cavan and Killarney to be named Ireland’s cleanest by Irish Business Against Litter.

From TheJournal.ie 80% of Irish towns 'as clean' as European average Litter

80% of Irish towns 'as clean' as European average

More than 80 per cent of Irish towns are clean or cleaner than the European average – but Dublin’s north inner city has been branded a blackspot.

From TheJournal.ie Ghost estate turned into outdoor art exhibition Paint Job

Ghost estate turned into outdoor art exhibition

What would you do with Ireland’s ghost estates?

From TheJournal.ie Green light given to most third level colleges graded on litter and cleanliness Litter

Green light given to most third level colleges graded on litter and cleanliness

Just one third-level campus has been marked as “heavily littered” following the IBAL survey.

From TheJournal.ie Update: And the winner of the cleanest town in Ireland is… Litter

Update: And the winner of the cleanest town in Ireland is…

The Irish Business Against Litter group has named the outright winner among Ireland’s tidiest towns – and delivered some bad news for Dublin and Cork.

From TheJournal.ie Killarney crowned Ireland's tidiest town Killarney

Killarney crowned Ireland's tidiest town

The Co Kerry town has picked up two prizes for cleanliness in the past week.

From TheJournal.ie Scrub up for a trip to Ireland's least tidy towns Tidy Towns

Scrub up for a trip to Ireland's least tidy towns

New entrants from Limerick and Monaghan score lowest in the Tidy Towns – but popular tourist spot Bunratty is only just better.