first_imgThe Mayor of Donegal Cllr. Frank McBrearty, on behalf of Donegal County Council, congratulates all the towns and villages in Co. Donegal who participated in this year’s SuperValu Tidy Towns Competition.Speaking after yesterday’s Award Ceremony in the Helix in Dublin, the Mayor paid tribute to the hard work and dedication of the many volunteers throughout the county who do trojan work throughout the year to have their towns and villages ready for the annual competition.He especially acknowledged the towns of Letterkenny and Glenties who received Gold Medal awards, Raphoe and Buncrana who received Silver Medal awards and Carraig Airt who received the Gaeltacht award and Manorcunningham who were recognised for their endeavours in their second year in the competition. He also offered congratulations to the Buncrana Lighthouse Restoration Project who received a Heritage Award and Letterkenny which was also recognised by Failte Ireland as one of ten Tourism Towns in the country.He stated that “being from Raphoe, I see first hand the tremendous work done by the Tidy Towns Committee throughout the entire year and achieving a Silver Award in the Tidy Towns Competition is a wonderful achievement for the town, the committee and all the volunteers and workers. The adjudicators described their visit to Raphoe as ‘a delight’ and this is testament to the strong community spirit that is alive and well in the town and among all its residents.”The County Manager, Mr. Seamus Neely, joined with the Mayor in congratulating all the participants of the Tidy Towns Competition. He said that ‘these towns and villages are all worthy of an award and are a great example of what can be achieved by working together in a local community.“The enthusiasm, pride and dedication of people in their communities have been reflected in the adjudicators reports and this is something that every Tidy Town Committee should be proud of.”  MAYOR AND COUNCIL CONGRATULATE DONEGAL’S TIDY TOWNS COMMITTEES was last modified: September 11th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:County Manager Seamus NeelyMayor Frank McBreartyTIDT TOWNS COMPETITIONlast_img read more

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