Pride of Place- Laytown/Bettystown Municipal District Awards Night


Pride of Place- Laytown/Bettystown Municipal District Awards Night

Volunteer of the Year - James Ellis

The Laytown-Bettystown Municipal District Pride of Place awards were held in beautiful setting of The Tribe Restaurant, Duleek, Co Meath on Wednesday night, 23rd October 2019.

Chairperson of Laytown-Bettystown Municipal District, Cllr. Sharon Keogan warmly welcomed the guests, which included local Councillors and representatives from 45 local groups. Cllr. Keogan commended those present on the fantastic work and achievements of the voluntary groups, which demonstrates a real pride the people of Laytown-Bettystown Municipal District have in their locality.  She commended Bettystown Tidy Towns on their County endeavour award in the National Tidy Towns competition and Duleek for their award for the Gum Litter Taskforce initiative. 

Director of Services Ms Fiona Lawless thanked the attendees on behalf of Meath County Council for the work that is carried out by the volunteers the Laytown-Bettystown District. She commended their commitment and noted that the Laytown-Bettystown District is a credit to all involved.


Full List of Award Winners:

Housing Estate Small

  • Joint 1st Place: Crann Daire Brae
  • Joint 1st Place: Marian Terrace
  • 2nd Place: Aney View

Housing Estate Medium

  • 1st Place: Abbey View
  • Joint 2nd Place: St. Mary’s Villas
  • Joint 2nd Place: Churchlands

Housing Estate Large

  • 1st Place: Brookside
  • 2nd Place: Sevitt Hall

Best Bee Friendly Front Garden

  • Clare McEnaney

Village/Townland >500

  • Lobinstown Tidy Towns

Small Town 500 – 2000

  • Joint Winner: Bettystown Tidy Towns
  • Joint Winner: Slane Tidy Towns

Large Town > 2000

  • Duleek Revival Programme

Youth Project

  • Julianstown & District Community Association Ltd

Watercourse Amenity

  • Mentrim Lake Enhancement Committee


  • Duleek Revival Programme


  • Julianstown & District Community Association Ltd

Best New Group

  • Brookside Residents Association

Vacant Premises

  • Bettystown Tidy Towns

Community Age Friendly Initiative

  • Lobinstown Tidy Towns

Shop Front

  • The Lime Kiln


  • Mentrim Lake Enhancement Committee

Volunteer of the Year

  • James Ellis