Articles tagged with: Tidy Towns

THE LITTER CONUNDRUM

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15 Dec 2014 Comments Off on THE LITTER CONUNDRUM

One of the irresolvable conundrums of life in Co Monaghan is that, given our conspicuous level of achievement in Tidy Towns competitions and the widespread evidence of community pride in place, the problem of littering should continue to be such a massive drain on local authority resources and a highly visible blight on many of our highways and byways. Street-cleaning costs – estimated by Sinn Féin Co Councillor Pat Treanor during the recent Budget discussions of the authority as being close to €1,000 per day – eat up a great deal ...

PRIDE IN PLACE

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14 Sep 2012 Comments Off on PRIDE IN PLACE

PRIDE IN PLACE The annual announcement of the National Tidy Towns Awards results always generates considerable interest in Co Monaghan, which has a long and distinguished record of achievement in this particular field. The 2012 performance of our county’s participants is an impressive one, with established high achievers maintaining the elevated standards that have become their benchmark, and many locations showing notable improvement as they seek to elevate their standing in what has become one of the most successful channels for the productive utilisation of community energies. It is ...

COUNTY MAYOR SAYS TIDY TOWNS EFFORT REFLECTS OUTSTANDING ZEAL OF MONAGHAN PEOPLE”

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14 Sep 2012 Comments Off on COUNTY MAYOR SAYS TIDY TOWNS EFFORT REFLECTS OUTSTANDING ZEAL OF MONAGHAN PEOPLE”
COUNTY MAYOR SAYS TIDY TOWNS EFFORT REFLECTS OUTSTANDING  ZEAL OF MONAGHAN  PEOPLE”

By PATSY McARDLE THE MAYOR of Co. Monaghan, Cllr Hugh McElvaney has warmly congratulated citizens in the different towns and villages throughout the county who demonstrated what he described as “outstanding zeal” in this year’s annual Tidy Towns’ Competition. Extending his congratulations to the different local Tidy Town groups which had secured increased marks this year, and showed a huge effort for their respective towns and villages, Cllr. McElvaney said yesterday that despite the general recessional gloom which inevitably has had some ...