2018 Competition

The Limerick Going for Gold Environmental Improvement Grant & Competition 2018 (Incorporating Limerick in Bloom), assisting with Environmental Improvement works undertaken by nonprofit making organisations working within Limerick City and County areas. 

Going For Gold Final 2018 - Winners Athea and Kilteely

2018 Competition

The Limerick Going for Gold Final took place on 9th October 2018. 

List of categories, winners and awards:

Going for Gold Challenge

Joint 1st Place - €10,000 each - Athea and Kilteely

3rd Place - €7,000 - Newcastle West

4th Place - €5,000 - Kilfinane

5th Place - €3,000 - Abbeyfeale

6th Place - €2,000 - Patrickswell

Finalists (each receive €1,000)

  • Anglesboro
  • Caherconlish
  • Hospital
  • Knockainey
  • Moyross
  • Oola
  • Rathkeale

Limerick in Bloom

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

2nd Place - €3,000 - Ardpatrick

3rd Place - €2,000 - Croagh

Highly Commended -  €1,000 each - Askeaton, Croom, Elton, Foynes, South Limerick City, Pallasgreen, Templeglantine

Residential Areas

1st Place -  €1,500 - Monaleen Park

Joint 2nd Place - €1,000 each - Cappamore Estates, Gouldavoher

Joint 4th Place - €700 each - St. Patrick’s Villas, The Grange

Highly Commended - €500 each - Carraballawn, Glenbrook, Glendale and Glendale Lawn, Meadowbrook, Rhebogue Meadows, Silverbrook, The Meadows in Corbally, Woodlawn Park

Champions

1st Place - €2,720 - Castleconnell

2nd Place - €1,960 - Castletroy View

3rd Place - €1,940 - Janesboro

4th Place - €1,900 - Glin

5th Place - €1,860 - Caherdavin

6th Place - €1,820 - Adare

7th Place - €1,800 - Annacotty

Tidy Towns Incentive

Community - €500 - Adare

Green Spaces - €500 - Glin

Sustainability - €500 - Kilmallock

Tidiness - €500 - Oola

Nature and Diversity - €1,000 each - Galbally and Mountcollins

Best Front Garden

1st Place - John and Ita Carroll, Castlemahon

2nd Place - Robert Byrne, Kennedy Park

3rd Place - Nellie Barrett, Newcastle West

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