DONEGAL County Council
has congratulated all the towns and villages in the
county who participated in this years Tidy Towns
Council cathaoirleach Cllr John Campbell
particularly commended the five new entries into the
2014 competition bringing Donegal's total entries
for 2014 to 40.
He said their "hard work and dedication" was very
evident in the county's results in the SuperValu-sponsored
Cllr Campbell acknowledged Letterkenny and Glenties
who received Gold Medal awards; Raphoe and Buncrana
who received Silver Medals and Malin and Carraig
Airt who received the Bronze Medal awards.
Letterkenny, Glenties and Malin also featured in the
county awards while Carrigans Tidy Towns committee
won an Endeavour Award by seeing an increase of 18
points on last year.
Buncrana Tidy Towns were also joint winners of the
Heritage Award for the Buncrana Heritage Trail.
Cllr Campbell also called on the people of Donegal
to be very proud of their local Tidy Towns
committees and all the volunteer work they do
saying. He said: “People should now consider taking
action and getting involved themselves in any small
way. New volunteers are always needed, so why not
join in and help make your local town, village and
county somewhere to be very proud of."
Council ceo, Seamus Neely said the work of Tidy
Towns committees generated civic pride and played "a
very important role...in the regeneration of our