Tidy Towns: Galway’s tidiest town 2018 is revealed

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Milltown has been named Galway’s tidiest town, in the national Tidy Towns competition.

Abbey and Monivea just missed out on top spot but the north Galway village edged it yet again.

Milltown topped County Galway’s Category B, which features towns with populations of between 201 and 1,000 such as Carna, which was tenth in that category, Clarinbridge, which was in second place, and An Spideal – which finished third.

In Category E – towns with a population between 5,001 to 10,000 – Athenry beat towns including Ballinasloe and Tuam to take the top spot.

Clifden was the tidiest town with a population of 1,001 to 2,500.

Nationally, Listowel in Co. Kerry was named as Ireland’s tidiest town.

Ballincollig, Co. Cork was was voted the tidiest urban centre, while Westport, Co. Mayo was Ireland’s tidiest large town.