2019 Competition

The Limerick Going for Gold Environmental Improvement Grant & Competition 2019 (Incorporating Limerick Bee Friendly in Bloom), assisting with Environmental Improvement works undertaken by nonprofit making organisations working within Limerick City and County areas. 

Pictured are members of the Ardpatrick Tidy Towns Committeee celebrating their win, front row left to right, Eileen O'Sullivan, Peggy Lee, Ann McGrath and Catherine Herbert, back row left to right, David Best and Pat Casey. Photo by Alan Place
Members of the Ardpatrick Tidy Towns Committeee celebrating their win. (Pic Alan Place)

2019 Competition

The Limerick Going for Gold Final took place on 8th October 2019. 

List of categories, winners and awards:

Tidy Towns Category

Joint 1st Place - €10,000 each - Ardpatrick

3rd Place - €7,000 - Croom

4th Place - €5,000 - Newcastle West

5th Place - €3,000 - Kilmeedy

6th Place - €2,000 - Kilfinane

Finalists (each receive €1,000)

  • Hospital
  • Galbally
  • Ballyhahill
  • Rockhill/Bruree
  • Rathkeale
  • Kilcornan

Limerick Bee Friendly in Bloom

1st Place plus perpetual trophy - €5,000 - Oola

2nd Place - €3,000 - South Limerick City

3rd Place - €2,000 - Loughill

Highly Commended -  €700 each - Knockainey, Elton, Carrigkerry

Residential Areas

€1,500 - Cappamore Estates

€1,500 - Gouldavoher

€1,500 - Woodlawn Park

€500 - Glenbrook, Glendale, Glendale Lawn

€500 - Georgian Village

€500 - Monaleen Park

€500 - Plunkett Road

€500 - The Grange

Champions

€3,200 - Castletroy View

€1,540 - Athea

€1,540 - Kilteely

€1,520 - Adare

€1,500 - Castleconnell

€1,440 - Caherdavin

€1,260 - Janesboro

€1,240 - Annacotty

 €1,160 - Glin

Endeavour Award

Ballyagran - €1,500 

Reuse Award

Dance For Our Oceans - Cert

St. Mary's Men's Shed - €500

Judges' Choice Award

Caherdavin - €500

Grange Cross Residents' Association - €500

Patrickswell - €500

Best Front Garden (sponsored by Parkway Shopping Centre)

1st Place - John & Ita Carroll, Fanlehane, Castlemahon

2nd Place - Michael Maume, Ballycullen, Croom

3rd Place - South Limerick Residents Association - C/O Gerry O'Connell

Each winner receives a trophy and vouchers for the Parkway Shopping Centre.