The judges said that it was clear that Tallanstown Tidy Towns maintains a strong relationship mwith bodies such as Louth Leader, Louth county council, Heritage councils and multiple others.
The various residents associations were praised for their contribution to the enhancement of Tallanstown. “It is great to see that your committee supported the steering committee of the Glyde Court development.
“Your committee recognised the benefits of embracing social media and texting as a means of communication. Strong links with the youth through the school, Junior Warden Litter Control Team and various clubs has been noted,” the judges said. The Wall of Pride is prominently located and is a testament to the work of local volunteers through the decades.
Congratulations to the proprietors of the Louth Arms, Take Away and Lennons Public House on their success in the Louth Looking Good Awards.
It has to be said that the Take Away in particular was outstanding in its presentation on the day of adjudication. the Church, School, Spar and Credit Union all play their part in maintaining a high standard.
The villages interpretative panel on the Salmon of Knowledge was noted as an interesting read to the passer-by.
TOTAL MARK 313 out of 450.
Knockbridge was told: “It is fantastic that in your thirty years participating in the competition that you are moving with the trend of environmental awareness that is such a critical part of today’s competition”.
TOTAL MARKS: 309 out of 450.
Castlebellingham did very well this year. “We’re happy,” said committee member Jim Byrne. “We gained seven marks which is a fine achievement.”
Dromiskin, which of course has a round tower, was highly praised, especially the new heritage trail with its historical signs.
Kilcurry contines to improve in this caregory and Omeath and Louth village also did well.