Again another excellent result Kilkenny city just two points behind the overall winner Birdhill and reaching a mark of 330 and increase of 5 points from 2016.
Kilkenny also retained the gold medal which has been given to confirm excellence within our city. Kilkenny is in the top seven in the country, congratulations to all in our city have work to achieve this great result.
Kilkenny City Adjudicators report 2017
Busy Thursday Market on the Parade
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.C
The sun shone and the town was blooming as president Higgins formally presented Letterkenny with the overall National Tidy towns Award 2015. KKB members attended and represented Kilkenny City at the event.
President Higgins speaks to all at the event.
Official unveiling of National Award plaque
Some of the large crowd at the event enjoying the warm weather.