Ennis Tidy Towns Local Awards



Ennis’ win as 2016 Ireland’s Tidiest Large Urban centre attracted a huge attendance at the Local Awards Night which was held last Thursday 24th November.  Dr. Janice Fuller’s excellent presentation on the importance of planting to increase pollinator activity was well received.  Adjudicators were impressed with the high standard of entries and prizes were presented as follows:


Business Floral Display Winners

Collins Jewellers, Seoidin Eile, Paul Martyn’s Hair Stylists, Belleek Shop, Carraig Donn, Meere’s Butchers, Lucas Bar, O’Connell Bar, Knox’s, O’Halloran’s Bar, Quinn’s Pub, Moroney’s Pub, Brogans Bar.


Public Buildings Floral Display Winners

Garda Station, Ss Peter & Paul Cathedral, Ennis Friary, CBS Primary.


Green Areas Winners

Approach Roads:  Tulla Road, Francis Street, St. Flannan’s Terrace

0-40 Private Housing Estates:  Iniscarragh, Meadowcourt, Hazelgrove

41+ Private Housing Estates: An Sean Dún, Ivy Hill, Westfields, Garran na Coille

0-40 Local Authority Estates: Stone Court, Dalcassian Park, Dalcassian Avenue.

41+ Local Authority Estates: McNamara Park, Marian Avenue, Clancy Park

Overall Winner: An Sean Dún.


Best Kept Garden Winners

Small Garden Winners: Theresa Lynch, Sarah Power Murphy, John,Marguerite & Ellen O’Leary, Nuala Collins, Marie Byrnes.

Medium Garden Winners: Robert Moorhead, Maura Coffee, Christina & Cyril Crew, Seamus O’Sullivan, John O’Halloran.

Large Garden Winners:  Eileen Corry, Margery Normile, Mary Quinn.

Overall Winner:  Eileen Corry.



Winners:  Hermitage, McHugh villas


Community Gardens

Winners:   St. Joseph’s Hospital Central Garden, Bereaved Parents Garden, Brother’s of Charity.


Volunteer of the Year

Winner:  Michael Crosse.

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