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Tralee Tidy Towns Receives €4,000 In Funding

Tralee Tidy Towns Receives €4,000 In Funding

October 2, 2019 at 2:20 pm Comments are Disabled

FUNDING totalling €55,000 has been granted for 42 Tidy Towns groups in the county. It was announced recently by Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD. Tralee Tidy Towns will receive the largest allocation of €4,000, with Killarney getting €3,000, and €2,000 allocated to Dingle, Listowel Ballybunion, Abbeydorney, […]

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Here’s What The Tidy Towns Judges Had To Say About Tralee In Their Report

Here’s What The Tidy Towns Judges Had To Say About Tralee In Their Report

October 1, 2019 at 12:51 pm Comments are Disabled

SO Tralee increased its mark in the Tidy Towns competition, rising by eight to 331 this year. The hard work of the voluntary groups was rewarded with an eighth gold medal in a row and great credit is due to all involved. But what exactly did the judges like and […]

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Tralee Retains Tidy Towns Gold Medal

Tralee Retains Tidy Towns Gold Medal

September 30, 2019 at 12:58 pm 1 comment

TRALEE has once again retained its Tidy Towns Gold Medal for the eighth year in a row. It received 331 points, up eight on last year’s total. Kenmare, Killarney and Listowel also retained their Gold status at the Tidy Towns competition awards at the Helix in Dublin today. Bronze medal […]

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Kilmoyley To Host ‘Love Our Waters Weekend’

Kilmoyley To Host ‘Love Our Waters Weekend’

August 16, 2019 at 1:40 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE Tralee is the place to be for the Rose of Tralee Festival next weekend, a village not far from town are hosting their own event. Tidy Towns Kilmoyley will host a ‘Love Our Waters Weekend’ in conjunction with the Local Authority Waters Programme as part of National Heritage Week […]

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Tralee Town, Co Kerry, Tidy Towns Volunteers, Cathaoirleach Cllr Graham Spring, Gillian Wharton, Cllr Sam Locke, Jim Garvey, SuperValu, Winners of the Tidy Towns Gold Medal Award 2018, which was presented by Cllr Mike Kennelly and Dolores Farrell, SuperValu Community and Sponsorship Brand Manager, at the Listowel Arms Hotel, County Kerry. The Competition now in its 60th year had a record 883 towns and villages entered. The Awards are hosted by the Department of Rural and Community Affairs, sponsored by SuperValu and supported by Fáilte Ireland.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC

PHOTOS: Tidy Towns Awards Presented To Kerry Winners At Ceremony In Listowel

November 26, 2018 at 12:18 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Tidy Towns was honoured for receiving the gold medal in competition at a Fáilte Ireland ceremony in the Listowel Arms Hotel at the weekend. They were joined by representatives from towns and villages all over the county and west Limerick at the event which honoured the efforts made by […]

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Tidy Towns Groups In Kerry To Share €55,000 In Grant Scheme

October 5, 2018 at 9:39 am Comments are Disabled

AN allocation of €55,000 has been announced for 42 Tidy Towns committees in Kerry and Tralee will benefit to the tune of €4,000. The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, has announced a €1.4 million national grant scheme to mark the 60th anniversary of the Tidy Towns Competition. […]

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Mary O'Brien with a special token to mark her 90th birthday with, at back; Mairead Fernane, Katie Bolger, Josephine Griffin and Garda Irene O'Riordan. In front is Una Buckley and Garda Aidan O'Mahony at the Tralee Tidy Towns Awards at The Rose Hotel on Tuesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Tidy Towns Award Winners Honoured At The Rose Hotel

September 26, 2018 at 3:24 pm Comments are Disabled

A LARGE crowd gathered last night at The Rose Hotel for Tralee Tidy Towns awards which honoured, businesses, estates and individuals for their efforts over the past year. Taking place just a day after hearing the news that Tralee had won its seventh Tidy Towns Gold Medal in a row, […]

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Here’s What The Tidy Towns Judges Said About Tralee

Here’s What The Tidy Towns Judges Said About Tralee

September 24, 2018 at 4:22 pm 1 comment

TRALEE retained its Tidy Towns Gold Medal status today at the Tidy Towns Awards in Dublin and the report from the judges has just been released. Tralee increased its mark from 314 last year to 323 this year, so the town is going in the right direction. The report makes […]

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Tralee Retains Its Tidy Towns Gold Medal

Tralee Retains Its Tidy Towns Gold Medal

September 24, 2018 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE has retained its Gold Medal for the seventh year in a row, while Listowel was named Ireland’s Tidiest Town for the first time. Listowel also won Ireland’s Tidiest Small Town. The awards ceremony is taking place this afternoon in Dublin. The Gold Medal is the seventh in a row for […]

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Byron Mulvihill of CBS The Green with his painting of Edward Denny. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: RTE Films Students As They Explore Tralee’s History Through Art Project

April 26, 2018 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

THE RTE cameras were in town yesterday as students from three secondary schools spoke to the ‘Nationwide’ programme about a wonderful art project which will see their paintings displayed all over Tralee. Students from Presentation, CBS and Mercy Mounthawk were in Denny Lane to display some of the works which […]

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Tralee Retains Its Tidy Towns Gold Medal And Is Also Awarded Purple Flag

Tralee Retains Its Tidy Towns Gold Medal And Is Also Awarded Purple Flag

September 25, 2017 at 1:02 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was good news on the double this afternoon when it was announced that Tralee had retained its Gold Medal in the Tralee Tidy Towns competition and has also has been awarded Purple Flag status. The Gold Medal is the sixth in a row for Tralee and is testament to […]

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Tidy Towns’ Fantastic Five Golds Celebrated At Garvey’s

Tidy Towns’ Fantastic Five Golds Celebrated At Garvey’s

November 12, 2016 at 3:11 pm Comments are Disabled

A SPECIAL ceremony was held on Friday morning to thank everyone who helped Tralee get its fifth Tidy Towns Gold Medal in a row. Chairman of Tralee Tidy Towns Sam Locke was joined in Garvey’s Supervalu, the sponsor of the competition, by Tidy Tralee volunteers, Kerry County Council workers and […]

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Members of community and Kerry County Council at Clashlehane Roundabout. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Groups Come Together To Celebrate Tidy Towns Gold Medal Win

September 27, 2016 at 4:06 pm Comments are Disabled

AS dust began to settle on the Tralee winning five-in-row Tidy Town gold medals, community groups and council members were in jubilant spirits on Tuesday afternoon as they gathered for a photo. “We are very proud,” said Frank Hartnett of Kerry County Council at the Clashlehane Roundabout at the entrance to town. […]

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Bars Pick Up Tidy Towns Business Awards

Bars Pick Up Tidy Towns Business Awards

August 7, 2016 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee Tidy Towns Business Award winners for May, June and July were announced recently. Francis Galvin of Slieve Mish Bar accepted the award for May while Baily’s Corner won the July award which was accepted by Conor O’Donnell at the recent Tralee Chamber Alliance Business Breakfast at Kirby’s Brogue Inn […]

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Call Goes Out For More Volunteers To Help Retain Tidy Towns Gold

Call Goes Out For More Volunteers To Help Retain Tidy Towns Gold

June 16, 2016 at 2:19 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S that time of the year when the Tidy Towns judges make their way around the towns and villages of the country. Tralee is looking good, but more needs to be done if it is to retain the Gold Medal this year according to the local Tidy Towns committee. More […]

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Winners Of Tralee Tidy Towns Business Awards For March And April Announced

Winners Of Tralee Tidy Towns Business Awards For March And April Announced

April 28, 2016 at 1:08 pm Comments are Disabled

THE winners of the March and April Tralee Tidy Towns Business awards were announced at the Tralee Chamber Alliance AGM at the Grand Hotel on Monday evening. The judges were impressed by Borg Warner, Monavalley Industrial Estate, and H Factor, John Joe Sheehy Road, Tralee who both won framed paintings by renowned […]

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at the Tralee Chamber Alliance/AIB election breakfast in the Manor West Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tidy Towns Business Awards Announced For January And February

February 11, 2016 at 2:34 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO Tralee business received Tidy Towns business awards at a Tralee Chamber Alliance event on Thursday morning. The new Tidy Towns Monthly Business Awards scheme was launched last month by Tralee Chamber Alliance in association with Tralee Tidy Towns Group to help get Tralee into the best possible shape for success in this […]

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Tralee Receives Tidy Towns Award At Ceremony In Listowel

Tralee Receives Tidy Towns Award At Ceremony In Listowel

January 18, 2016 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

THE awards for SuperValu TidyTowns winners in the South West and Mid-West region for 2015 were presented on Friday at a prize-giving ceremony in the Listowel Arms, Listowel. SuperValu TidyTowns winners, including Tralee, were presented with their awards by Jimmy Deenihan T.D., Minister for Disapora Affairs, and Grace O’Dwyer, Community and Sponsorship Manager […]

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What The Tidy Towns Judges Said About Our Town In Their Report

What The Tidy Towns Judges Said About Our Town In Their Report

September 29, 2015 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE has once again kept its Gold Medal status in the National Tidy Towns competition, but what had the judges to say about the town in their report. Here’s just a few extracts, but if you want to read the full report on Tralee or other Kerry towns and villages, click here. […]

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Great News As Tralee Is Shortlisted For Top Tourism Town Award

Great News As Tralee Is Shortlisted For Top Tourism Town Award

September 28, 2015 at 1:02 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE is one of four towns shortlisted for the Best Large Town award in the upcoming 2015 Fáilte Ireland Tourism Towns Awards. It’s fantastic news for Tralee and shows how much has been done locally to get the town to this level. Tralee will face stiff competition from Cobh, Kilkenny and […]

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Tidy Tralee Awards Announced In A Great Week For The Town

Tidy Tralee Awards Announced In A Great Week For The Town

September 2, 2015 at 12:34 pm Comments are Disabled

AS Tralee celebrates its top three finish in the latest Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL) results, the Tidy Tralee awards for best estates have also been announced this week. Tralee has made huge strides in the past few years and its placing this week, rising from 25th place in January […]

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Flowers in Manor looking nice. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Volunteers Call For One Final Tidy Towns Push Before Arrival Of Judges

July 24, 2015 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

MEMBERS of the public are being called upon to make one last push to help keep the town as tidy as possible over the next few weeks, with the arrival of the Tidy Towns Judges imminent. The hardworking volunteers are hoping that with this call to action, they will stand […]

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PHOTOS: Has The Town Park Ever Looked This Good?

PHOTOS: Has The Town Park Ever Looked This Good?

July 4, 2015 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

YESTERDAY we brought you some images showing how good the town centre is looking at the moment. We also took some photos of the Town Park on the same day with the intention of using them in that article, but having walked into the park I realised that the town’s greatest asset […]

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Denny Street.

PHOTOS: Colourful Efforts Leave The Town Centre In Bloom

July 3, 2015 at 12:01 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was disappointing to see the despicable dumping that went on in the Mart grounds this week, especially in the light of the efforts of the people at Team Bramble. The group has been working tirelessly over the past few months making the town look great, helped by the local Tidy […]

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PHOTOS: Disgraceful Dumping On Grounds Of The Mart

PHOTOS: Disgraceful Dumping On Grounds Of The Mart

July 2, 2015 at 11:36 am Comments are Disabled

A LARGE amount of refuse waste has been found dumped in an area of Tralee and has caused outrage amongst local volunteers who are part of the extensive clean up efforts taking place here in the town. The waste was found near the back of the Mart in Mounthawk. Team […]

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The Tidy Towns Judges Are Coming…Is Tralee Looking Its Best For Them?

The Tidy Towns Judges Are Coming…Is Tralee Looking Its Best For Them?

June 8, 2015 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE could win the 2015 Supervalu Tidy Towns Competition but it’s up to the people of Tralee to play their part, according to the Chairman of Towards a Better Tralee, Cllr Sam Locke. The judges will visit Tralee next week to scrutinise a number of areas in the town and […]

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Planting the crabtreen in Pairc An Phiarsaigh on Monday. Photo by Dermot Crean

‘Inspired’ Idea To Plant Tree And Help Out Tidy Towns Effort

May 15, 2015 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

THE people at the Inspired Project have decided to get involved with the Tidy Towns effort this year and a special ceremony was held in Páirc An Phiarsaigh on Monday to kick off their efforts. Members of the Inspired group, Team Bramble, Tralee Chamber Alliance, Mayor Jim Finucane and well wishers […]

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The back of the barge in Blennerville, has been showing up a lot of rust. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Canal Barge Set To Move On…But When?

May 1, 2015 at 12:05 pm 1 comment

PREPARATIONS are being made for the barge moored by Blennerville bridge to leave the area within the next few months. The barge has rested on the canal since 2007 where it had been proposed to be used as a restaurant, but due to the financial climate, plans had to be […]

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Tidy Tralee Together, local Councillors and bodies, launching the weekly tidy initiative around town. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Tidy Tralee Group Going For Gold Again This Year

April 15, 2015 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER an amazing year of successes, Tidy Tralee Together, are asking the community to unite once more to maintain the high standards achieved and go for gold again this year. In 2015, Tralee was the proud winner of a gold medal in both the Tidy Towns and the prestigious European wide […]

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‘Let’s Aim For The Title Next Year’ Says Tidy Tralee Chairman

‘Let’s Aim For The Title Next Year’ Says Tidy Tralee Chairman

October 22, 2014 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

STRAND Road, Carrigeendaniel, Criolar Na Mistealach and Caherina Cross were the big winners in the Tidy Tralee Awards on Monday night where a call was made to try for the Overall National prize next year. The event, held in the Fels Point Hotel, also saw local businesses and private residences collect awards […]

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