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Ulster Dance Championships 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Larry Magnier   
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 20:33
ulster dance championships
Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 20:35
Blackrock Tidy Towns Table Quiz 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Larry Magnier   
Friday, 07 November 2014 16:32
table quiz winners 2014 - dromiskin tidy towns
Pictured are the Dromiskin Tidy Towns team who won the Blackrock Tidy Towns Table Quiz 2014 - Sinead Mulligan, Sheelagh Scott, Brigid Flanagan and Pat Mulligan.  Congratulations to the winners, to Dundalk Golf Club who came 2nd, and to all the raffle winners.  Thanks again to all our sponsors who so generously donated prizes.
Beautiful Blackrock Awards 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Larry Magnier   
Tuesday, 14 October 2014 20:24


The 2014 Beautiful Blackrock Awards were presented at a ceremony in The Clermont on Monday the 13th of October, and were sponsored by Flanagan Motors.  Blackrock Tidy Towns would like to congratulate all the prizewinners:

Best Hanging Baskets / Window Boxes

Winner:            Rosemary McDonnell

2nd prize:         Thomas & Cabrini Lambe

3rd prize:         John Watters

Commended:    Geraldine & Declan Conlon; Dympna Wilson

Best Small Garden

Winner:           Dermot and Kitty Duffy

2nd prize:        Tony Sharkey

3rd prize:         Anna Halpenny

Best Garden

Winner:           Linda Meehan

2nd prize          Noel & Peggy Prendergast

3rd prize:         Sam & Ingrid McAlester

Commended:    Aidan & Eimear McGrath;  Maureen & Edmond Sheridan

Passion for Gardening Award

Donal Lynch Snr.

Best Presented Commercial Premises

Winner:           The Brake

2nd place:        The Bayview Inn

3rd place:         The Clermont Arms

Commended:    Café Acqua;  The Neptune

Special Award:   Belles Tea Rooms

Best Presented Public Building

Winner:   St. Francis National School

Best Presented Housing Estates

Winners (j):       Elm Park;  Rock Court

3rd Place (j):     Ard na Mara;  Rathmount

Blackrock Environmentalist of the Year

Seamus McDermott

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 October 2014 20:31
Blackrock Wins "Louth Looking Good" 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Larry Magnier   
Monday, 22 September 2014 14:29


Blackrock has won the Overall Award in the county-wide Louth Looking Good Awards for 2014. Tallanstown came second and Dromiskin third.

The villlage also picked up a number of other prestegious awards in the ceremony in the Crowne Plaza on Thursday the 18th of October before a packed audience:

  • Cleanest small town in the county (96% cleanliness rating)
  • Best presented graveyard (Haggardstown Old Graveyard)
  • Blackrock Raft Race (LEADER funded project)
  • Waste Minimisation Award
  • Shopfront awards for Bayview, Belles, Brake, Clermont and Harrisons

Blackrock Tidy Towns would like to thank once again every single person who contributed, even if only in a very small way, to this fantastic result for the village.  This includes all committee members and volunteers, sponsors, residents associations, businesses, the CE Scheme, the Tús Scheme, the Probation Service and RehabCare.

Click here to read the adjudication report.


Last Updated on Monday, 22 September 2014 14:32

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