Clonegal Tidy Village Association is committed to:
Promoting respect for all people…. supporting cultural diversity.
Promoting and encouraging good neighbourliness within the community
and with neighbouring communities.
Caring for the environment….. for this generation and future generations.
Preserving biodiversity and ecology in the local environment.
Developing facilities for young people and senior members of our community.
Having a village where each person in the community can say
“I love living in Clonegal”.


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Clonegal wins IPB Pride of Place Award
Clonegal village representing County Carlow was honoured at the annual IPB Pride of Place awards held in Cork City Hall on Saturday evening 17th November 2018.
The village picked up a special award for the commitment shown by local people to keeping its fascinating history alive.
The judges said: "The involvement of all, young and not so young, which was very obvious on judging day when the entire village turned out to showcase their particular inputs and to celebrate a proud heritage and a model village."


Clonegal Wins Carlow Pride of Place 2018
Clonegal Tidy Village Association is delighted to be overall winner in Carlow Pride of Place 2018. The awards took place in Mount Wolseley Hotel, Tullow, on Wednesday 24th October 2018. Clonegal won the category Villages and Towns with the population of 250 – 750. Clonegal was given the Upcycling Challenge Award for the Robot who collects used batteries beside the bottle bank. St. Fiaac’s, Church of Ireland was awarded 1st place in the burial ground category (Burial Ground not in use).
Clonegal Tidy Village Association would like to thank all volunteers, the community and the national school for all the support during the season. Without this support, the achievements would not be possible. Thank you.


Clonegal Retains the Gold Medal Award 2018
Clonegal Tidy Village Association is delighted to have retained the Gold Medal Award 2018 for the 9th successive year. Also, once again Clonegal has been awarded the County Award having achieved the highest points in County Carlow. The recycle centre was runner up in the “Can It” Competition for the presentation of used cans at the bring bank. Clonegal Tidy Village Association would like to thank everyone who helped in any way to have the village looking so beautiful throughout the season. Thank you.
To view/download the adjudication report please click here


Carlow Pride of Place 2017
The Carlow Pride of Place Awards night took place in The Lord Bagenal Hotel on Wednesday 18th October 2017. Clonegal was winner of the
Towns / Villages section in the category 250 - 750 population and also was awarded "Best Side Out" (Litter Free Award) in the same category. Congratulations is extended to John McCabe who was presented with the Individual Award in recognition of all he has done for the community over the years. Johnny Dunne (Séan Ó Dúinn) won the Business Award for the presentation of his premises and also for all the eco friendly additions he has made on the premises.


Clonegal Retains the Gold Medal Award 2017
Clonegal Tidy Village Association is really pleased to be awarded a gold medal for the 8th successive year in the Tidy Towns Competition with a score of 328 points just 4 points behind the overall winners – Birdhill Co. Tipperary to whom we send our congratulations. The second achievement was the county award coming 1st in County Carlow. Tidy Village Association would like to thank everyone who helped out in any way. Your assistance is very much appreciated. Thank you.

To view/download the adjudication report please click here.


Clonegal Retains the Gold Medal 2016
Clonegal Tidy Village Association is delighted to retain the Gold Medal for the 7th year in succession in the Tidy Towns Competition. Also, Tidy Village is very pleased to receive the County Award. Thank you to everyone who helped in anyway. The support that was received for the Community Work Days and all who worked very hard to have the village looking its best is very much appreciated.

To view/download the adjudication report please click here


Clonegal overall winner in Carlow Pride of Place
Congratulations to Clonegal Tidy Village Association for its success in the Carlow Pride of Place competition. It was announced on Thursday 22nd October 2015 in the Lord Bagenal Inn, Leighlinbridge, that Clonegal was the overall winner of Carlow Pride of Place 2015. Clonegal was also awarded the best village in the category (250 – 750 population). Clonegal also achieved the No. 1 award in the “Street Category”. Main Street, Clonegal, was judged as the most beautiful street in Carlow. In the “Estate Category”, Moyacomb Meadows was 2nd in the awards for small estates (less than 40 houses). Clonegal Tidy Village Association would like to thank everyone who helped and supported in any way to achieve all these awards.


Clonegal – Tidiest Village in Ireland 2015
Clonegal Tidy Village Association is delighted to retain the title Tidiest Village in Ireland for a second year in succession. A lot of hard work went in to the preparation for this year’s competition. Tidy Village Association wishes to thank the community, businesses and school for their on-going support. The announcement was made on Monday 28th September 2015 in the Helix Theatre, Dublin. On hand to present the prizes was Mr. Alan Kelly, T.D., Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government and Mr. Martin Kelleher, Managing Director of SuperValu, the competition’s main sponsor for the 24th year.
To view / download the Adjudication Report please click here


Clonegal Tidiest Village in Ireland 2014
The entire community and Tidy Village Association are delighted with the announcement that Clonegal is the Tidiest Village in Ireland 2014. It was announced at the awards ceremony in the Helix Theatre in Dublin on Monday 8th September. On hand to present the prizes were Mr. Alan Kelly, T.D., Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government and Mr. Martin Kelleher, Managing Director of SuperValu, the competition’s main sponsor for the 23rd year. Clonegal also was awarded a "Gold" medal making it the 5th Gold medal in five successive years. Clonegal Tidy Village Association wish to thank the whole community for their support in achieving this prestigious award. A lot of hard work was done in preparation for the competition to have the village in perfect condition and the committee wish to thank everyone involved.
To view / download the Adjudication Report please click here


Clonegal awarded Gold in Europe (2013)
The Community in Clonegal was ecstatic at the award of a Gold medal in Europe. Clonegal represented Ireland (Village Category) in the Entente Florale Competition across 11 European countries. The community in Clonegal reached a very high standard and is very proud of what has been achieved. Clonegal was honoured to have represented Ireland and is so please to have done the very best for our country. Gold could never have been achieved without the support, encouragement and direction of the Community & Enterprise Department of Carlow County Council, under the Leadership of Director of Services Bernie O'Brien and her team including Anna Byrne & Jannette O'Brien. A thank you is also due to the Community in Clonegal, Tidy Village Association and the Steering Committee for all the hard work in preparation for the great event.



 

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