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This annual contest is organised by the Department of Rural and Community Development and supported by the title sponsor SuperValu and many other agencies.

Winning artwork displayed on the Community Board at Nolan's SuperValu Ballyhaunis.jpg

The Competition

Our town is assessed under eight criteria with a total of 470 marks available as follows

Community Planning & Involvement

Streetscape & Public Places

Green Spaces and Landscaping

Nature and Biodiversity

Sustainability - Doing more with less

Tidiness and LItter Control

Residential Streets & Housing Areas

Approach Roads, Streets & Lanes



The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) cover the three dimensions of sustainable development: economic growth, social inclusion and the protection of the environment. There are 17 SDGs altogether. 

The TidyTowns competition has links to many of the goals and every project, activity and initiative undertaken by our committee addresses one or more of these sustainable goals.

2023 Competition

Click to view the 2023 entry and report

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