Omagh is named as Northern Ireland’s “Best Kept Large Town” – Tyrone Life

Omagh is named as Northern Ireland’s “Best Kept Large Town”

follow link by · Published · Updated

Share Story Facebooktwitterpinterestlinkedin Northern Ireland’s ‘Best Kept’ City, Towns, Villages and Housing area Awards are highly coveted and Omagh can stand very tall indeed having been named as Northern Ireland’s Best Kept Large Town during the ceremony held in the Guild Hall, Derry.

rencontre aeromodelisme 2015 Scarva was awarded the overall title of ‘Northern Ireland’s Best Kept’ Town, Village or City The Village will now go on to compete in the final of the All-Ireland Tidy Towns competition.

see url Speaking at the awards ceremony, which was held in Derry’s Guild Hall, Mark H Durkan said: “I wish to commend Omagh on the fantastic achievement of being named as Northern Ireland’s ‘Best Kept’ Large Town. I would like to commend all within the town who helped to achieve such a coveted accolade. Full credit should be given to the Council and all the local volunteers who worked hard to bring out the best in the local environment.”

conocer gente real “In the North we are blessed with a beautiful natural and built environment. It is one of our greatest assets and we all share the responsibility for protecting and improving it, for current and future generations. These awards are a great way to recognise the contribution of many who give up their own time and efforts to showcase and enhance their local environment. The communities who participated in these awards are taking pride in their surroundings, making them a more attractive place for people to live, for tourists to visit and for people to do business. I commend all who took part and warmly congratulate each of the winners.”

follow link The full list of Northern Ireland Amenity Council (NIAC) ‘Best Kept’ awards winners across Northern Ireland is as follows:

  • Scarva – Small Village & Overall Winner
  • Derry – City
  • Omagh – Large Town
  • Armagh – Medium Town
  • Moira – Small Town
  • Broughshane – Large Village
  • Moneymore – Most Improved
  • Whitehead – Welcome Award
  • Glenshesk Court, Ballycastle – Sheltered Housing Area
  • Dickson Park, Seapatrick – Small Housing Area
  • Orangefield Park, Omagh – Medium Housing Area and Ellen McGowan Award
  • Merville Garden Village – Large Housing Area
  • Ards and North Down Borough Council, Cloughey Beach Boardwalk Project – The President’s Trophy
  • Gretta Young, Loughgall District Improvement Committee – The Community Achiever Award
Liam McClean Landscape Photography Omagh Reflections over the River Strule in Omagh. Taken from the new Oasis Plaza in town. Image by Liam McClean Landscape Photography – check out more at