Congratulations to Glaslough, Carrickmacross, Monaghan Town and Killeevan on their success in the 2019 Ireland’s Tidy Towns
Monaghan County Council wish to congratulate Glaslough on being named Ireland’s Tidiest Town and Ireland’s Tidiest Village for 2019. Congratulations also go to the other award winners in the county, Carrickmacross, Monaghan Town and Killeevan.
This is a fantastic achievement in a field of a record number of 918 entries from towns and villages throughout the country in the SuperValu National Tidy Towns competition.
Glaslough also won the regional award for the highest scoring entry in the Northwest and West and retained their Gold Medal Award for the 7th year in row.
Congratulations to other Monaghan winners; Killeevan who were awarded the Endeavour Award for the most improved town or village in the county, Carrickmacross retained their Gold Medal Award for the 8th year in a row and Monaghan Town retained their Silver Meal Award for the 4th year in a row.
Speaking after the awards ceremony, Minister Ring said: “This is a fantastic achievement for Glaslough who are very deserving winners. Glaslough, who first entered the SuperValu TidyTowns competition in 1966, have great passion and pride in their community. They have been consistently achieving high standards in the competition at local, regional and European level. Today, all that commitment and dedication has paid off with the top prize being awarded to them. This is the second time that Glaslough has been awarded Ireland’s Tidiest Town, which is a remarkable achievement and shows that the commitment and enthusiasm of the TidyTowns committees continues to remain strong.’’
List of all Monaghan Winners:
Ireland’s Tidiest Town: Glaslough
Ireland’s Tidiest Village: Glaslough
North West and West: Glaslough
County Award Winner: Glaslough
County Award Highly Commended: Carrickmacross
County Award Commended: Monaghan Town
County Endeavour Award: Killeevan
Gold Medal Awards:
Category B: Glaslough
Category E: Carrickmacross
Silver Medal Awards
Category E: Monaghan Town