20 Aug 2022

Green Flag award for Longford's Mall

Green Flag award for Longford's Mall

One of Longford’s best known amenities, the Mall, recently renamed Albert Reynolds Peace Park,  has won a prestigious Green Flag Award. 

The Green Flag award is an international parks award managed by An Taisce in Ireland. 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  Sean Canney on July 21.

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

“The Mall was judged alongside the top parks in the country,” a spokesperson for Longford County Council explained. “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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