The 2022 TidyTowns competition was launched this week by Minister Heather Humphreys.
In place since 1958, the competition continues to grow from strength to strength
This year’s competition is again administered by the Department of Rural and Community Development and sponsored by SuperValu.
Speaking at the launch of the competition in Ennis yesterday, Minister Humphreys said that seeing the competition back to its normal cycle is very welcome news and no doubt thousands of TidyTowns volunteers across the country are thrilled to see the competition back in full swing.
“TidyTowns groups have shown great strength in recent times and have continued to put their shoulder to the wheel in keeping our towns and villages and indeed the country, looking its best, when we needed it most,” she said.
“My Department strives to support vibrant, inclusive and sustainable communities throughout Ireland, and TidyTowns is a great way to get involved in community life.
I would encourage young and old to get involved in your local TidyTowns groups. You might be surprised at how much you will benefit as well as your community.”