Enniskillen is Ireland’s Best Kept Large Town

Enniskillen Ireland's Best Kept Large Town

Published: 30th June 2017

Enniskillen has cleaned up at this year’s ‘Ireland’s Best Kept Town’ competition by winning the title of ‘Ireland’s Best Kept Large Town’.

The results were announced at an awards ceremony in Farmleigh House, Dublin on 20 June 2017.

Speaking about the award, Chairman of Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, Councillor Stephen McCann, commended all those involved in keeping the towns and villages of the district clean and tidy.

“Enniskillen winning the all-Ireland Best Kept title for a seventh time is a tremendous achievement.This title is testament to the hard work, dedication and partnership working between the Council, residents, businesses and partner agencies and I congratulate all involved.”

This award recognises the endeavours of the Council’s staff from the Street Scenes, Maintenance, Grounds and Horticulture teams who work tirelessly throughout the year to maintain a high standard of cleanliness and tidiness across the district.

The all-Ireland competition, a joint initiative between the Northern Ireland Amenity Council and the Department of the Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, recognises villages,towns and urban areas for their cleanliness and presentation.

This is the seventh time for Enniskillen to scoop an all-Ireland Best Kept title, firmly establishing it as one of Ireland’s most attractive towns.

Enniskillen secured its place in the finals of Ireland’s Best Kept Towns competition after winning the Northern Ireland Amenity Council’s Best Kept Large Town Award in October 2016.

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