Kilkenny City retains Tidytowns gold medal for 2016

Congratulations to the National overall winner  Skerries, County Dublin who received 327 points.

 Kilkenny City has retained their  gold medal in the 2016 Tidy towns competition. The Judges awarded 325 marks, an increase of four marks on our 2015 result. This is just two points short of the overall winner.  Click the  link under to see  the full Adjudication report.       adjudication-report-2016-kilkenny-city

KKB chairman Peter Bluett expressed great satisfaction with the results. Kilkenny City  points increased  in four categories.  ( Community Involvement & Planning, Wildlife, Habitats and Natural Amenities,  Sustainable Waste and Resource Management, Tidiness and Litter Control)

This  excellent result places Kilkenny within the top 5 of the competition.  

This  reflects the tremendous ongoing cooperation which takes place in Kilkenny City between community groups, residents, businesses and Kilkenny County Council.

KKB Members at the Helix following the results announcement.

KKB Members at the Helix following the results announcement.C

 

Kilkenny city is honoured at Southeast regional awards 2015

Clonegal was the venue for the 2015 Southeast Regional Awards. Congratulations to Clonegal for hosting a most enjoyable event. Kilkenny city received their 2015 Gold  Medal award and also the County Award during the event.

Members of the keep Kilkenny beautiful celebrate with Clonegal Tidy Village Association chairman following the award ceremony.

Members of Keep Kilkenny Beautiful celebrate with John Dunne Clonegal Tidy Village Association Chairman following the award ceremony.

 

Kilkenny City wins in National Tidy Towns 2013

Kilkenny City has  performed very strongly in the 2013 National Tidy Towns competition. Presentations took place in Dublin on the 9th September 2013. Receiving a total of  313 marks,  Kilkenny was placed  just 3 marks behind the overall National Tidy Town winner Moynalty, Co Meath. Chairman David Fitzgerald complemented the hard work  and commitment of the Citizens of Kilkenny, City Authorities and the many Voluntary Organisations  in achieving such a  result for Kilkenny City.

Kilkenny city received the following awards:

  • South East Regional  Award
  • Gold Medal
  • County Award
  • Tourism Towns Award
KKB Committee celebrate following the National awards presentations 2013

KKB Committee celebrate following the National awards presentations 2013

Kilkenny improved a total of 4 marks  in the following  categories.

  • Overall development approach.
  • Landscaping.
  • Litter control.
  • Roads streets and back areas.

For further information on our  City’s 2013  Report (link).  National Tidy Towns

 

Kilkenny City receives Tidy Towns Gold Medal at South Eastern Regional awards

Kilkenny city received a Gold Medal in the recent Tidy Towns  South Eastern Regional awards which took place in Emly,  County Tipperary.  Kilkenny City also received a National Tourism Award and the Kilkenny  County award at  the event.

Elaine Bradshaw Hon Secretary of the KKB receives the Gold medal on behalf of Kilkenny City. Copyright: Keep Kilkenny Beautiful

 

Kilkenny City Achieves gold

Kilkenny City Achieves Gold in the 2012 National Tidy towns competition.

Members of KKB with Mayor of Kilkenny celebrating the success of Kilkenny City  following National Tidy Towns 2012 Award ceremony. Copyright: Keep Kilkenny Beautiful

 

Mr Sean Leahy KKB Chairman Tidytown  Hero Award recipient with Minister Phil Hogan  and  Mayor of Kilkenny Sean O’hArgain following National Tidy Towns 2012 Award ceremony. Copyright: Keep Kilkenny Beautiful