Kerry celebrates successful Tidy Towns capaign

10 Sep

Kerry towns and villages are marking another successful year in the Tidy Towns competition across a range of different categories. Congratulations to Killarney for achieving the highest score in the county and the second highest overall mark in the country!

Category A is for villages with a population under 200. There are 13 villages in Kerry in this category. The winner of Category A in the county was Portmagee followed by Currow, Knocknagoshel, Glenbeigh and Baile na nGall. Category B is for villages with a population from 201 to 1,000. 16 Kerry villages are in this group, top of the county is Sneem followed by Knightstown, Tarbert, Beaufort and Moyvane.

Category C covers small towns with population up to 2,500. In Kerry, Ballybunion tops this group then it’s Castleisland, Dingle, Killorglin, Caherciveen and Milltown. In Categories D, F and G there were four gold medal winners Kenmare, Listowel, Killarney and Tralee.

The full results of the Tidy Towns Competition for 2013

Category A – Village with a population under 200

  1. Portmagee – 301
  2. Currow – 270
  3. Knocknagoshel – 267
  4. Glenbeigh – 256
  5. Baile na nGall – 251
  6. Lauragh -249
  7. Knockanure – 247
  8. Currans – 246
  9. Chapeltown -244
  10. Kilmoyley -232
  11. Farranfore – 223
  12. Asdee -218
  13. Ballinskelligs -206

Category B – Village with a population from 201 to 1,000

  1. Sneem – 306
  2. Knightstown – 302
  3. Tarbert -286
  4. Beaufort -277
  5. Moyvane – 265
  6. Ardfert – 260
  7. Waterville -254
  8. Brosna -251
  9. Annascaul -248
  10. Kilcummin -239
  11. Firies – 236
  12. Ballyheigue -230
  13. Ballylongford -216
  14. Duagh- 212
  15. Castlemaine – 206
  16. Kilgarvan – 201

Category C – Small Town with a population from 1,001 to 2,500

  1. Ballybunion – 282
  2. Castleisland – 271
  3. Dingle – 270
  4. Killorglin – 262
  5. Cahersiveen – 254
  6. Milltown – 254

Category D – Small Town with a population from 2,501 to 5,000

  1. Kenmare – 312
  2. Listowel – 309

Category F – Large Town with a population from 10,001 to 15,000

  1. Killarney – 315

Category G – Large Urban Centre with a population from 15,001 to 25,000

  1. Tralee – 298
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