The Cahir tidy towns awards took place on Friday night last and some new categories were added this year. On opening the night the Chairman welcomed Mayor Martin Lonergan&Deputy McGrath.
He thanked the Meet&Train group and Operation Group who attended on the night as partners of Tidy Towns and paid tribute to the council staff and the many Tidy Town volunteers who dedicate their time week in week out to helping Cahir get better each year.
As a sub committee of CDA he thanked them for their administrative assistance and to our financial controller who keeps track of the many donations and bills every week.
The results were as follows: Best front Garden; Mai Murphy,Kathleen Butler,Kieran o Brien.Neatest Private Dwelling; Tony Fitzpatrick,Mary Kelly,Theresa O Keeffe. Best Shop Front: Liam Wall,Susie Salon,The Shamrock, and Highly a Commended The Bell,Confidential &AIB. Tidiest Business Premises; the Riddler, John Quirkes,Galileo highly commended was St Vincent de Paul. Best Estates; Woodview, Beechpark. Special Endeavour Awards; Brothers of Charity & Siolta Nua Group and finally the newcomer award to Francis Murray.
It is important to note that only those entered were judged while many unentered would have won prizes. Their was also acknowledgement of the work by Carmel Casey, Olivia Lynch and Brendan Kearns for the Happy Video and Seamus Conway for his hero award.The Meet And Train awards went to Grainne Wade,Ann Marie Burke & Sandra Upite. The evening concluded with music by The Gambler and refreshments by Hughie And Margaret.