National Tidy Towns Competition 2014

The National Tidy Towns results were announced on Monday the 8th September 2014. Congratulations to all those involved.  Local towns and villages feature among the National winners as follows:

  • Silver Medal: Abbeyleix (Cat C), Portlaoise (Cat G)
  • Bronze Medal: Ballacolla (Cat A), Castletown (Cat B)
  • Endeavour Award:  Camross (based on a 5 % improvement in marks on 2013 results

 County Awards included Castletown who were the winner in the Laois area.

Abbeyleix was highly commended on their achievement and Ballacolla was also commended under this category.

Notice Nature Biodiversity Award

Abbeyleix Tidy Towns were highly commended under this category

Well done to each of the Committees, individuals and volunteers involved, who make an invaluable contribution to the enhancement of our County.

Individual Reports are available at:

Full Report available at:

TidyTowns Results Book 2014.pdf

If you wish to get involved with your local Tidy Towns Group please contact the Environment Section at 057 86 74330 and we can put you in touch with the relevant group