SuperValu National TidyTowns competition

Dromod wins Co Leitrim's tidiest town

Carrick-on-Shannon just two points behind

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Dromod wins Co Leitrim's tidiest town

Skerries, Co Dublin is Ireland’s Tidiest Town for 2016. Skerries was named best of the 859 towns and villages throughout the country that entered this year’s SuperValu National TidyTowns competition and won with a total of 327 points.  The announcement was greeted by great celebration at today’s awards ceremony at The Helix in Dublin. 

Birdhill, Co. Tipperary claimed the award of Ireland’s Tidiest Village. Other winners included Listowel, Co Kerry receiving the award for Ireland’s Tidiest Small Town for the second year, Skerries also received the award of Ireland’s Tidiest Large Town, while Ennis, Co Clare was declared as Ireland's Tidiest Large Urban Centre.

Here in Co. Leitrim, Dromod was once again crowned the county's tidiest town and was just five points behind the overall winner with 322 points.  Hot on their heels is Carrick-on-Shannon which has seen its marks increase to 320 points.  All entrants from Co Leitrim saw their marks increase this year which is a tribute to the great work being done on a voluntary basis around the county.

The full results for Leitrim towns and villages (with last year's score) is:

Ballinamore  300 (296)

Carrick 320 (315)

Carrigallen 257 (250)

Cloone 303 (297)

Dromahair 298 (293)

Dromod 322 (318)

Drumkeerin 293 (287)

Drumsna 302 (298)

Fenagh 284 (277)

Jamestown 288 (282)

Keshcarrigan 275 (271)

Kinlough 277 (270)

Leitrim Village 255 (-)

Manorhamilton 253 (247)

Mohill 294 (288)

Newtowngore 255 (250)

Tullaghan 221 (218)