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24/10/2021

PHOTO GALLERY: Green Flag Award for The Mall in Longford town

The Green Flag Award, which is an international parks award managed by An Taisce, was recently bestowed upon The Mall (Albert Reynolds Peace Park) in Longford town.

This is the first year the award has been rolled out nationally.

Parks are judged on a number of criteria including a management plan, health and safety, environmental sustainability, community use of the park, conservation, cleanliness, ground maintenance, horticulture and general presentation.

The Flags were presented in the Phoenix Park by Minister of State for the OPW and Flood Relief, Sean Canney.

The award was achieved thanks to Longford Town Suburbs Ltd who manage the Mall in partnership with Longford County Council.

The Mall was judged alongside the top parks in the country.

Frank Horne, Community Enterprise Development Officer, with Longford County Council remarked, “Thanks to Department of Social Protection,  the Community Employment Supervisor and all the participants whose hard work is vital to the gaining of this award.”

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