Westport named Ireland's Tidiest Large Town

Mon, Sep 25, 2017

There was cause for celebration for Westport today (Monday, September 25) when it was named as Ireland's Tidiest Large Town at the 2017 Tidy Town Awards, which were announced in the The Helix in Dublin.  Westport's Pat Scahill was also named as the winner of the Overall National Hero Awards at the ceramony.

Westport was also named the county and regional winner for the North West and West, and retained its Gold Medal.   There was a silver medal award for Belmullet and Castlebar and a bronze medal award for Mulranny and Ballina.  There was also an Endeavour Award for Shrule on showing the greatest improvement on last year.

Michael Ring T.D., Minister for Rural and Community Development has today congratulated Westport on being named Ireland’s Tidiest Large Town, in the 2017 Tidy Towns Awards.


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