Local TidyTowns winners celebrated at Castle Leslie prize-giving

Local TidyTowns winners were celebrated at the North West and West region prize-giving in Castle Leslie last night. Glaslough was the big winner on the night, being presented with the Regional Winner Award and Tidiest Village Award.

Cavan town, Monaghan town and Carrickmacross were presented with medals, with Redhills, Lough Gowna, Dowra and Emyvale also winning county awards.

Meanwhile, Killeshandra Tidy Towns picked up the “Let’s Get Buzzing” Pollinator Award for small towns. 2018 marked the 60th anniversary of the TidyTowns competition, with a record 883 communities entering this year’s event.