2022 Supervalu National Tidy Towns Awards
Fantastic results for Kildare Tidy Towns groups at this year’s awards
The national SuperValu Tidy Towns competition is an annual contest which involves participating areas being rated on all aspects of their local environment and prizes awarded to the best under many different categories.
The results of the 2022 competition were announced today by Minister for Rural and Community Development Heather Humphreys, TD and Ian Allen, Managing Director of Supervalu who have been loyal sponsors of the competition for over 30 years. The overall winner being “Ireland’s Tidiest Town” which this year went to Trim, Co Meath.
Kildare County Council would like to congratulate the following Tidy Towns groups from Co Kildare who received awards under the following categories:
Gold Medals : Kill Tidy Towns, Naas Tidy Towns, Maynooth Tidy Towns and Leixlip Tidy Towns
Silver Medals : Ballymore Eustace Tidy Towns, Celbridge Tidy Towns, Newbridge Tidy Towns and Straffan Tidy Towns
Bronze Medals : Rathangan Tidy Towns and Clane Tidy Towns
Speaking at the awards ceremony, Minister Humphries said “The level of competition was extremely high this year with the third highest number of entries ever recorded. I want to pay tribute to all the winners today but, above all, I want to say a huge thank you to the thousands of Tidy Towns volunteers across the country”
“The time and effort that you put in to making your town or village a better place says so much about your commitment and dedication to your community”
Minister Humphreys also announced a special allocation of €1.4 million in funding to support the work of individual Tidy Towns Groups around the country to assist them in their continued efforts to enhance their towns and villages.