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Communities Encouraged to Enter ‘Towns and Villages Communities in Bloom’ Competition

Communities Encouraged to Enter ‘Towns and Villages Communities in Bloom’ Competition

The ever-popular Kanturk/Mallow Municipal District Towns and Villages Communities in Bloom competition (formerly known as the Towns & Villages Garden & Floral Display) returns for 2019 with €3,800 in prize money to be won. 

This year the focus has been put on communities as a whole and the competition includes a new category, ‘Best Maintained Public Space’, in order to encourage Tidy Towns and Residents’ Association groups to enter their public spaces that they are maintaining, so that the prize money is put back into the public space. 

There are three categories as follows: 

Category 1 – Best Floral Display in Housing Estate – prize money €1,600 (200 per award). This category is confined to estates with Residents’ Association groups. 

  • Best Estate Mallow Town 

  • Best Estate Kanturk Town 

  • Best Estate Millstreet Town 

  • Best Estate Newmarket Town 

  • Best Estate Buttevant Town 

  • Best Estate in Village Mallow/Buttevant Engineer’s Area 

  • Best Estate in Village Kanturk/Newmarket Engineer’s Area 

  • Best Estate in Village Millstreet Engineer’s Area 

Category 2 – Best Community Maintained Public Space Floral Display – prize money 1,600 (200 per award). This category is confined to Tidy Towns, Village and Residents’ Association groups. 

  • Best Maintained Public Space Mallow Town 

  • Best Maintained Public Space Kanturk Town 

  • Best Maintained Public Space Millstreet Town 

  • Best Maintained Public Space Buttevant Town 

  • Best Estate in Village Mallow/Buttevant Engineer’s Area 

  • Best Estate in Village Kanturk/Newmarket Engineer’s Area 

  • Best Estate in Village Millstreet Engineer’s Area 

Category 3 – Commerical Floral Display/Shop Front – prize money €600 (100 per award). 

  • Best Commercial Floral Display/Shop Front Mallow Town 

  • Best Commercial Floral Display/Shop Front Kanturk Town 

  • Best Commercial Floral Display/Shop Front Millstreet Town 

  • Best Commercial Floral Display/Shop Front Newmarket Town 

  • Best Commercial Floral Display/Shop Front Buttevant Town 

  • Best Commercial Floral Display/Shop Front in Village in Municipal District 

Completed forms with entry fee (5) can be returned to your local Area Office: 

Millstreet – Carnegie Hall

Kanturk – Kanturk Area Office

Newmarket – Newmarket Area Office

Mallow – Municipal District Office, Annabella 

Closing date is Friday, 14th June 2019. Any queries please contact 022-2123 or email kanturkmallow.md@corkcoco.ie