Going for Gold Challenge Category

All Limerick Going for Gold Categories are under review. This page will be updated as soon as this is complete.

Challenge Category

The Challenge category is open to all groups, including those that have entered Tidy Towns, and will have population subcategories. 

Winners of the preceding year’s Overall Prize of €10,000 are not eligible to be considered for this category. It is expected that this category will run similar to previous years (see below) and applicants will be informed of any relevant changes or updates if necessary.

Judging Criteria

Some of the elements that may be involved in the judging of this category are as follows:

  • Desktop review of all applications
  • Site visits
  • Live 95 fm interviews and voting
  • Visit by Limerick Going for Gold judges

A variety of items will be considered in relation to the judging of this category including:

  1. General absence of litter from the areas including approach roads
  2. Features of approach roads to area, village or town
  3. Planting
  4. Trees
  5. Details of additional works undertaken since previous year if applicable
  6. Project for which Limerick Going for Gold Environment grant aid was provided
  7. Application form received
  8. Any other aspects that the judges may consider relevant