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Tidy Towns Support

Local authorities may support Tidy Towns groups through networking meetings, seminars, funding and environmental initiatives.

Tidy Towns

In 2023, Tipperary County Council supported Tidy Town Associations, through the allocation of grants to 119 Tidy Town Groups, totalling €194,535   

The Supervalu Tidy Town Competition received 78 entries from groups, within Tipperary in 2023. 

Further information on the Supervalu Tidy Towns Competition, can be found here:

Tipperary County Council would like to acknowledge the hard work of all entrants and thank them for the pride they have shown in their local areas.

Their great work is highly valued and the Council will continue to support these Groups into the future, throughout the county.  

Congratulations to all the 2023 winners and groups who have shown improvements in the 2023 competition.  

Category Winner
Climate Action Award Runner Up Kilsheelan Tidy Towns
Sustainable Development Goals Award Youth Category Winner Kilsheelan Tidy Towns
National Award Winner Young Person in TidyTowns Award Tipperary Tidy Towns
All Ireland Pollinator Plan – Local Authority Pollinator Award- Large Town Regional Winner Clonmel Tidy Towns
Category A County First and Silver Medal Terryglass 370
Category A County Second and Bronze Medal Birdhill 363
Category A Endeavour Award Moyglass 249 Faugheen 218
Category B County First and Gold Medal Emly 371
Category B County Third and Bronze Medal Silvermines 361
Category C County Second and Gold Medal Kilsheelan 370
Category D Bronze Medal Cahir 354
Category E Bronze Medal Nenagh 353 Cashel 354 Roscrea 349
Category G County Third and Gold Medal Clonmel 360



Tidy Towns Grant Scheme 2024

Applications are invited from Tidy Towns/Community Groups, under the above Scheme

for projects/works to be carried out in 2024, which will enhance the appearance of the

local area/village/town.


• Applicants must be a recognised Community/Tidy Towns Group involved in

activities to enhance and improve the appearance of the local area/village/town.

• All applicants must submit a one page Action Plan for their area.

• Grants will be awarded on the basis of the number of applications received,

the funding available and evidence of expenditure incurred.

Grant Qualifying Criteria:

• Registered with the Tipperary Public Participation Network (PPN Registration No.).

• Copy of current Bank Statement.

• Copy of Insurance Cover Certificate.

• Evidence of expenditure incurred, requested at a later date.

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 15th March, 2024.

Please return to the relevant Municipal District highlighted on your application form.

Forms for New Applicants Only are available from: Aine Brett, Environment & Climate

Action Section, Tipperary County Council, Civic Offices, Clonmel, County Tipperary.

Tel: 0818 06 5000 aine.brett@tipperarycoco.

Related Information

Tidy Towns Grant - Carrick on Suir MD

What is Eligible: Tidy Towns Committees

Grant Size: €750

Match funding requirement (yes/no or %): No

Indicative timelines/dates: From February

Frequency: Annual

Status: Open

Tidy Towns Grant- Tipperary Cahir Cashel MD

What is Eligible: Any Tidy Towns Group in the District

Grant Size: Dependent on allocation from General Municipal Allocation of the District

Match funding requirement (yes/no or %): No

Indicative timelines/dates: Advertised in February, Closing date for Applications in March, Claims to be submitted in September

Frequency: Annual

Status: Open

Tidy Towns Grants Scheme- Thurles MD

What is Eligible: 

  • Recognised Community/Tidy Towns Groups involved in activities to enhance and improve the local area.
  • One page action plan to be submitted

Grant Size: €1,100 - €10,500

Match funding requirement (yes/no or %): No

Indicative timelines/dates: Allocated in April - Information for payment to be submitted by 31 October 18

Frequency: Annual

Status: Open

Tidy Towns- Clonmel BD

What is Eligible: Tidy Town Committees

Grant Size: Depending on works to be carried out, number of applications received and budget available.

Match funding requirement: No

Indicative timelines/dates: Paid September/October

Frequency: Annual

Status: Open

Tidy Towns- Nenagh MD

What is Eligible: Tidy Towns Groups in Nenagh MD

Grant Size: Varies based on number of applications received and works programme. Receipts must be submitted with claim.

Match funding requirement (yes/no or %): No

Indicative timelines/dates: Closing date normally March – grant paid following submission of receipts etc.

Frequency: Annual

Status: Open