Tidy Towns Fun Run 2019

We held our annual Fun Run on Sunday 12th May. We’d like tot hank all those of all ages that came out to take part and those that helped out on the day. Congratulations also to our winners
1st Adult Female Maggie Smith 23:53
1st Adult Male Karl Grant 24:27
1st Junior Male Titouan Perron 28:35
1st Junior Female Lauren McKeon 26:50

Thank you all for your continued support

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Fundraising Raffle

Tidy Towns will be outside SuperValu on Saturday next from 10.00am to 6.00pm selling lines for our annual fundraiser – three great prizes to be won. All money goes to Tidy Towns to support our efforts through the year so please support. Thank You.

 

Spring Clean & Fun Run

Well it’s been a busy weekend for Tidy Towns. On Saturday we held our Spring Clean – we had a great crew of volunteers out on both the Friday and Saturday. This year we found less rubbish than usual which we think is down the continuing efforts through the year of all our volunteers and we’d like to thank everyone for their help.
On Sunday we held our Fun Run fundraiser and despite the cold weather and other attractions we had about fifty runners and walkers took part.
Overall winner and 1st Junior Boy – Roc Bellostas – Time: 19:58
1st Senior Lady – Maggie Smith & Millie – Time: 24:38
1st Senior Man – Padraig Jones – Time: 21:35
1st Junior Girl – Laura McKeon – Time 27:40
Special thanks to the Community Centre for making it available to us for registration and to the Gardai for helping with traffic.
 
We resume our midweek activities on Wednesday 18th at 7.30 pm meeting at the Edgeworth.

Best Premises Awards 2017

These photos shows Marie Maguire of Jack’s Corner House -winner of the 2016 Best Premises Award. Judging will begin soon. Will she retain her crown in 2017 or will a new premises take home the prize? We are also running a raffle for two hampers – draw will take place on the 22nd September – lines are €2 each. Cards will be available in the town or from members of the Tidy Towns. The hampers can be seen in the post office. We are going to be selling lines for our raffle outside SuperValu on Saturday 2nd from 10am so please support. Just €2 each or 3 for €5

Breakfast Morning Presentation

On Friday 26th Edgeworthstown Traders and Tidy Towns members met up for the presentaion of a cheque for money raised from the Breakfast Morning and to thank all those who helped out with fundraising, cooking, serving and cleaning on the day. Thanks to Gerry Lynn and the Sportsmans Inn for hosting the occasion

Breakfast Morning 2017

So the last plate is washed and our Big Breakfast Morning is over for another year.
Firstly we wish to thank all the people who bought tickets and came this morning. It was great to see all the support from the community and we hope you all enjoyed the day.
Secondly we wish to thank all our suppliers:
Rawle’s Meat Market
Gilchrist Frozen Foods
Pat The Baker c/o Thomas Stakem
Enda Murphy Milk Agent
Floods Eggs
O’Halleran Eggs
Quinns Supply Stores
The Park House Hotel
The Green
St. Mary’s Childcare Campus
McCarricks Cash and Carry
Longford Credit Union
The Community Centre
Without you the day wouldn’t be possible.
And finally the biggest thanks to our volunteers on this morning because the day couldn’t have happened without any of you:
Our Chefs: Judy Kenny, Paula Hussey, Majella Mc Cauley and Ann Doyle.
Our Servers: Mary Doherty, Emma Belton, Laura Doyle, Majella Gogan, Emma Greene, Esther Grehan, Seamus Gilchriest and Kathleen McGrath, Martin Gilchrist, Tom Victory, Paddy Gogan and Harry Reynolds.
Our backroom team: Beatrice Flood, Michelle Ruske, Mary Greene, John McGerr, Eamon Cathy, Gerard Greene, Hugh Quinn, Gerry Lynn, Christopher Parker, Brigid Duffy, Mick Doyle, Tom Dooley, Thómas Victory, Maqbool, Muhammad and Jenny.
Also Mrs Donohoe and Maggie O’Hara for the loan of their cookers.
It was a fantastic day and the Traders Association and Tidy Towns would like to say a huge thank you to all involved.

Fun Run 2017

On Monday the 17th April we held our annual Fun Run – a 5K run/walk fundraiser in which thirty five people participated.

A big thank you the runners and walkers who came out for our Fun Run this morning. Congratulations to our winners
1st Man – Barry Finnan – 22:18
2nd Man – John Coyle – 22:32
1st Lady – Maggie Smith – 24:59
2nd Lady – Clare McEnroe – 27:10
1st Boy – Patrick Connell – 32:44
1st Girl – Abbey Purdy – 46:20