Best Premises Awards 2017

We held our annual Best Premises Awards on Friday 6th October in Philip Quinns

Congrats to all our winners tonight
Best Premises Awards
1st Prize – John Rawle
2nd Prize – Girasole
3rd prize – Philip Quinns
Raffle winners
1st Prize – Lily Parker
2nd Prize – Monica Coyle
3rd Prize – Josh Casey
There was a special presentation to Beatrice Patterson in recognition of all the work she does around the town.
Thanks to Philip, Anne and Eddie for hosting our night, to all those who attended.

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Public Meeting

Thanks to those who came out to the public meeting tonight. To Councillor Paul Ross for attending and to Billy Flynn, who gave us an informative insight into how the Tidy Towns are judged and ideas on how to improve our marks. Ideas came from the floor and from that we hope to put together some projects that will help boost our town and improve our marks over the coming years. If you’d like to get involved feel free to contact this page with your name and mobile number and we can out you on our contacts list. It doesn’t have to be everyday – you could organise clean-ups in your own areas – you could look at ways to reduce your waste, save energy, recycle.

2017 Results

We are happy to announce that we have increased our marks for 2017 from 263 to 270. We’d like to thank all the volunteers who helped out through the year, Mostrim Traders for their continued support and we hope to continue to increase our marks in 2018.

Report can be seen/downloaded here

 

 

 

 

Planters

It was a week of planters this week with the new tree planters arriving in town on Wednesday morning – courtesy of Town Development and Longford County Council and on Wednesday evening replacing the old with the new – new plants (purchased from the Manor Garden) planted in the concrete plant holders in the Green.

Various Projects

We have had some various projects going on over the past few weeks – cleanup around the mart, hanging baskets being put up, tidy up of planted area on the Castlepollard road and plants at the Maria Edgeworth statue. A big thank you to all who contributed flowers and work to the hanging baskets and all our volunteers.

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.