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At the mural at Garvey's Car Park on Thursday were, front from left; artist James Hayes, Hanna Pinckheard of Kerry County Council; Roisin Smullen of Tralee Tidy Towns and Martha Farrell of Tidy Towns. Back from left; artist Rebekah Wall; Tralee Tidy Towns Chairperson Brendan O'Brien; Tralee MD Manager Niamh O'Sullivan; former Chairperson of Tralee Tidy Towns Joe Moynihan; Tim Guiheen of Tralee Tidy Towns; Jean Foley, Tralee MD Officer and Colm Nagle of Kerry County Council. Photo by Dermot Crean

Street Art Project Adds To Tralee’s Tidy Towns Efforts

July 15, 2022 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

WITH the judging for the Tidy Towns underway, it’s hugely beneficial that one of the most ambitious projects Tralee Tidy Towns has ever undertaken is ready in time for the adjudicators. The Creative Ireland-funded Street Art Project consists of three large murals and four utility box murals in locations around the […]

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A group from Tralee Today Towns meet at Garveys Car Park to begin their litter collection on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Tidy Towns Looks For Volunteers To Help With Local Effort

June 15, 2022 at 8:17 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Tidy Towns is now looking for volunteers who want to show some pride in their town to step up and help out over the next two months as June 11th marked the beginning of the official adjudication period for the National Tidy Towns competition. The local effort is back […]

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A group from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí planting trees on Bracker O'Regan Road on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students Help Plant Trees On Bracker O’Regan Road

November 30, 2021 at 3:38 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Tidy Towns welcomed students from the Gaelcholáiste Chíarraí last Friday to plant 78 native Hawthorn trees on Bracker O’Regan Road. This builds on the trees already planted by Kerry Group staff last month. Anne Marie Fuller of Tralee Tidy Towns said: “Tralee Tidy Towns is delighted to work with the students […]

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Tralee Tidy Towns Welcomes New Members In Wake Of Gold Medal Success

Tralee Tidy Towns Welcomes New Members In Wake Of Gold Medal Success

November 16, 2021 at 9:06 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Tidy Towns is holding its annual general meeting this Thursday and they are welcoming new members. It comes in the wake of Tralee being awarded their ninth Gold Medal in a row last week. Joe Moynihan of the Tralee Tidy Towns committee said: “We are thrilled to retain our […]

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Paul Murphy, Lesley Hunt, Gene Pigott, Lorraine Aherne and Jean O'Flynn from Kerry Group on the Bracker O'Regan Road on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Group Teams Up With Tralee Tidy Towns To Plant Trees

October 26, 2021 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

THE Bracker O’Regan Road was a hive of activity last Friday as Tralee Tidy Towns volunteers and 23 staff from Kerry Group headquarters in Tralee came together to plant 236 native Hawthorn trees. Martha Farrell (Tralee Tidy Towns) said: “We were delighted to get this incredible number of trees planted. […]

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Launching the Tralee Tidy Towns series of webinars at Tralee Bay Wetlands on Friday were Anne Marie Fuller, Caroline Toal PPN, Alan Balfe of Tralee Bay Wetlands, Breda Moriarty, Martha Farrell and Ed Carty. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Tidy Towns To Host Sustainability And Biodiversity Webinars

October 18, 2021 at 11:27 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Tidy Towns has announced a series of free webinars on sustainability and biodiversity, highlighting the UN Sustainability Goals, taking place over the next month. The sustainability webinars, which will be delivered by Donal O’Leary of Waste Down will focus on the EPA Stop Food Waste programme and composting, are […]

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Pictured outside the Cara Credit Union Tralee were Roisin Smullen Cara Credit Union & Tralee tidy Towns , Joe Moynihan Tralee Tidy Towns  , Tim Guiheen Tralee Tidy Towns , Pa Laide CEO Cara Credit Union  . FRONT : L/R Michelle Quirke cara Credit Union and Brendan O'Brien Tralee Tidy Towns .

Cara Credit Union Lends Support To Tralee Tidy Towns

September 15, 2021 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union have teamed up with the Tralee Tidy Towns committee to lend support to the fantastic work done by the local group. Pa Laide, CEO of Cara Credit Union, said; ““Every day we see ordinary  people going to extraordinary lengths to make our communities better places to live. […]

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Joe Moynihan of Tralee Tidy Towns with Jean Foley, Tralee MD officer and Colm Nagle, Tralee MD engineer, launching the new mural initiative.

Deadline For Artists To Apply For Mural Project Extended

August 11, 2021 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

THE deadline for artists to apply to paint murals around the town has been extended. Last month, it was revealed funding had been secured for Tralee Tidy Towns through Creative Ireland for artists to paint murals in strategic locations around Tralee town centre. A call out was issued to artists […]

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Members of Tralee Tidy Towns, back from left, Tim Guiheen, Joe Moynihan, Mary Dolan and Anne Marie Fuller with (in front) Anluan Dunne and Gillian Wharton, encouraging people to take part in the Tralee Tidy Towns Survey. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Tidy Towns Needs Your Input With New Survey

July 31, 2020 at 11:13 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Tidy Towns is continuing to appeal to the people of Tralee to take part in a new survey (see link below) as part of a drive to get more people involved. The Tidy Towns competition has evolved considerably in recent years with marks awarded for streetscaping, landscaping,  biodiversity, sustainability, […]

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Tralee People Asked To Take Part In Tidy Towns Survey

Tralee People Asked To Take Part In Tidy Towns Survey

July 25, 2020 at 11:33 am 1 comment

TRALEE Tidy Towns is asking the people of Tralee to take part in a new survey (see link below) as part of a drive to get more people involved. The Tidy Towns competition has evolved considerably in recent years with marks awarded for streetscaping, landscaping,  biodiversity, sustainability, tidiness, approach roads […]

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Here Are The Winners Of The Tidy Tralee Together 2019 Awards

Here Are The Winners Of The Tidy Tralee Together 2019 Awards

September 11, 2019 at 3:38 pm Comments are Disabled

THE winners of the Tidy Tralee Together 2019 competition have been revealed. There were winners in the estates, businesses and gardens categories and the efforts made by entrants were exceptional. “The standard was higher than ever and we never had as many entries,” said Joe Moynihan of Tralee Tidy Towns, […]

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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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The Winners Of The Tralee Tidy Towns Competition Have Been Announced

The Winners Of The Tralee Tidy Towns Competition Have Been Announced

September 5, 2018 at 8:51 pm Comments are Disabled

THE winners of the Tralee Tidy Towns 2018 competition have been revealed. In the Large Estates category, Manor Village came out on top, retaining their title. Ashgrove, Ballyvelly won the Medium Estates category while Quarryvale in Mounthawk won the Small Estates category. There were also a number of businesses in […]

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Joe Moynihan received a presentation from Tralee Tidy Towns at their meeting on Friday in The Rose Hotel. Front from left; Anne Connolly, Joe Moynihan, Cllr Sam Locke and Ciaran Reilly. Back from left; Frank Hartnett, Gillian Wharton, Jean Foley and Martha Finn. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Tidy Towns Marks Joe’s Retirement From The Day Job

August 27, 2018 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

IF there’s any man who doesn’t know the meaning of retirement it’s Joe Moynihan. The Manor Village resident has been the driving force behind so many projects, from the Tidy Towns to being supervisor with the Ballymac Community Employment Scheme. Friday though saw him retire as supervisor of the CE […]

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What The Tidy Towns Judges Said About Our ‘Very Handsome Town’

What The Tidy Towns Judges Said About Our ‘Very Handsome Town’

September 27, 2017 at 11:53 am 1 comment

TRALEE retained its Gold Medal at the Tidy Towns Awards on Monday increasing its mark by two points. The judges report (detailed in full below) outlines where the town excelled and where it can improve calling Tralee a “very handsome town”. The Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Norma Foley, said it’s […]

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Jim Garvey of Garveys Supervalu, and Dave Randle of Randle Bros presenting Chairperson of Tralee Tidy Towns, Sam Locke and Joe Moynihan with the new vehicle for Tralee Tidy Towns. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Garvey’s Supervalu And Randles Bros Sponsor Vehicle For Tralee Tidy Towns

March 22, 2017 at 3:42 pm Comments are Disabled

CHAIRPERSON of Tidy Towns Tralee, Sam Locke, accepted a van on behalf of Tidy Towns Tralee, courtesy of Garvey’s Supervalu and Randles Bros, this morning. Sam Locke said the gesture is greatly appreciated by Tralee Tidy Towns, and will be used to maintain their Gold Medal status. The previous van, which […]

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New Monthly Tidy Towns Awards For Tralee Businesses Launched

New Monthly Tidy Towns Awards For Tralee Businesses Launched

January 19, 2016 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance is making an early bid to prepare Ireland’s Best Large Tourism Town for the 2016 Tidy Towns Competition with a view to retaining a gold medal and making a real challenge for the top prize. A new Tidy Towns Monthly Business Award has been launched by Tralee […]

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A selection of 'Best Buisness' winners at the Tidy Tralee Awards. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Tidy Tralee Presents Top Prizes At Awards Night

October 13, 2015 at 12:51 pm Comments are Disabled

ALL the hard work came to fruition for the tidiest estates, gardens and businesses in Tralee on Monday night. The Tidy Tralee Awards were held in the Fels Point Hotel with prizes across five categories heading to all corners of the town. This year, volunteers in Tralee have once again made great […]

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Tralee Retains Its Gold Medal Status In Tidy Towns Competition

Tralee Retains Its Gold Medal Status In Tidy Towns Competition

September 28, 2015 at 3:14 pm Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE has retained its Gold Medal status in the national Tidy Towns Competition and has increased its points total on last year. Tralee was one of four Kerry towns to achieve gold status along with Listowel, Killarney and Kenmare as the results were announced this afternoon at a ceremony in […]

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What An Taisce Judges Said About Tralee In IBAL Survey

What An Taisce Judges Said About Tralee In IBAL Survey

January 5, 2015 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE finished 25th in the latest IBAL survey of Irish towns and cities (click here for full story) but what did the An Taisce judges have to say about the town? Here’s their report on specific areas… Tralee: Tralee is again Clean to European Norms status, although this year’s result […]

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Tralee Slips In Latest Litter Survey But Is Still ‘Clean To European Norms’

Tralee Slips In Latest Litter Survey But Is Still ‘Clean To European Norms’

January 5, 2015 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE has slipped in the latest Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL) survey where it is now ranked in 25th place. In 2013, Tralee achieved 9th place in the table – which is made up of towns and cities – and was deemed “Cleaner than European Norms”. Now though, it is  “Clean […]

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Marking Tralee's retention of their Tidy Towns Gold Medal at Denny Street on Tuesday afternoon were Mayor of Tralee, Jim Finucane with Tralee Tidy Towns Kit Ryan, Anne Connolly, Tommy McDonnell, Richard Moloney, Pat Galvin, Terry Nammock, Josephine Griffin, Mary O'Brien, Danny Moynihan, Brendan Murphy and John Griffin, Tourism Officer with Kerry County Council. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tidy Towns Gold: ‘The Secret Has Been The Team Effort’

September 9, 2014 at 2:55 pm Comments are Disabled

EVERYBODY involved with Tralee Tidy Towns is still celebrating yesterday’s great result which saw the town increase its mark by five to 303 and retain its Gold Medal status. On Tuesday afternoon, the Mayor of Tralee and those involved in the effort gathered for a photo to mark the achievement […]

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