Keep Kilkenny Beautiful Annual Tidy Town Awards 2022

Overall Winner Private garden award Toni Hayes Glendine Heights

KKB Chairman Pat Boyd
Malcolm Noonan TD Minister of State – Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage
Cathaoirleach Kilkenny Co Co
Mayor of Kilkenny

The Entrepreneur award
Kilkenny Cycle Tours

Hidden Gems
Antoinette Quigley, Rioch Street
Ms. Gulnahar Qureshi, 37 St Kieran’s Crescent
Delia Lowery, Nore Therapies, 7 William Street
James Lawlor, 31 Glendine Heights
Lynch Family, Kennyswell Road
Kilkenny Hero Pat O’Donnell

Fitzpatrick Shield for community effort
St Johns Priory, John Street.

Private garden pollinator award
Judy & Jimmy Rhatigan, Riverside Drive

Community pollinator award
Melville Heights, Bennettsbridge Road

Best commercial flower display
Langton’s, John Street (Trophy certificate)
Highly commended:
Biodecus, James’s Green (certificate)

Most improved commercial premises
Paris Texas, Mary’s Lane
Highly commended:
Lenehan’s, Barrack Street, Castlecomer Road

Best Shop front
Haven, John O’Connell’s Pharmacy, Rose Inn Street
Highly commended:
Iris, Parliament Street

Best signage
Brennan’s Bottling Hall, Walkin Street
Highly commended:
Tynan’s Bridge House bar, Bateman Quay

Best hospitality
Newpark Hotel, Castlecomer Road
Highly commended:
Fanad House, Bennettsbridge Road

Private Garden awards
Highly Commended
Heather & Pat Wood, Pearse Street.
Liam McCormack, Greenfield Court
Mary & Noel Deevey, Riverside Drive
Pat & Michael Shortall, Riverside Drive
F Barry, Walkin Street
Maurice Brennan, Glendine Heights
Una Thornton, Larchfield
John Lacey. Riverview
Ena Duffy, Fr Delahaunty Tce.
Joan O’Sullivan, Riverview
Dave Ryan, New Building Lane
Karen Bradley Monaghan, Fr Murphy’s Square
Catherine Duff, Glendine Heights
Joyce Nolan. Old Callan Road
Joe Maher, Edenvale Close
Noel Frawley, Cashel Avenue
Canice & Maura Hickey, Newpark Lower
John Butler, Glendine Heights
Mary Prendergast, Walkin Street

Overall Winner
Private Garden awards
Toni Hayes, Glendine Heights

Runner Up
Private Garden awards
Brigid Breen, Dean Kavanagh Place
Residential Estates
Highly Commended
Millennium Court
Hebron Park
Sycamores /Aylesbury
De la Salle place,
Cashel Downs

Best larger estate
Old Newpark
Runner up:

Best smaller estate
Glendine Heights
Runner up:
St Kieran’s Crescent

Litter Pick Champion’s Award
Kilkenny Lions Club

Most Sustainable Business Award
The Cutting Vedge, Ormonde Street

Outdoor Education Award
The Acorn Project – Maire Ni Braoinan

Sustainable Travel Activism Award
Sean O’hArgain

Brendan Lawless Memorial award
Presented for Excellence in Environmental Service
Fred Morton, Michael Delaney & Michael Slattery

Kilkenny Street of the Year Award
Ormonde Street

Community Activists
Frank Cody, Newpark
Martina Ralph, Hebron Park.
Gladys Bowles, Hebron Park
Jenny O’Connor, Newpark Close
Connor Folley, Rothe Tce.
Sean Hickey,Newpark. (8000 Trees coordinator)
Pat O’Donnell, Tree Planting Champion.
Enda Malone, St Kieran’s College.

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