South Tipp schools win ‘Tidy Schools’ competition

Mayor of Clonmel/Cahir Borough District, Martin Lonergan has extended his congratulations to the winning schools in this year’s Tipperary County Council Tidy Schools Competition for the Clonmel/Cahir Borough District.

Mayor of Clonmel/Cahir Borough District, Martin Lonergan has extended his congratulations to the winning schools in this year’s Tipperary County Council Tidy Schools Competition for the Clonmel/Cahir Borough District.

The Schools which achieved results in this year’s competition in the area are: 1st Place: Tankerstown National School, 2nd Place: Grange National School, 3rd Place: Colaiste Chluain Meala.

Best Secondary School: St. Josephs, Ferryhouse, Clonmel.

Best Energy Project: Cloneen National School, Clonmel

Most Consistent Schools were Ardfinnan National School and Scoil Mhuire, Newcastle.

Commenting on the news Mayor Lonergan said - “The Tidy Schools Competition encourages both Primary and Secondary Schools in Tipperary to battle for the title of Tidiest School in Tipperary.

“The main emphasis of the competition is on litter awareness, waste management and on appreciation of our general environment.

“The Schools which achieved recognition in the Borough District should be proud of their achievements and I want to particularly congratulate the pupils and staff in the Schools for promoting this initiative each year.”

Following the merger of North and South Tipperary, a more formal award ceremony will take place in 2015.