Birr and Monaghan win special Pollinator Award at TidyTowns competition

September 2016: This year Local Authority Heritage and Biodiversity Officers sponsored a pollinator friendly Special Award in the 2016 Tidy Towns competition. Competition was fierce with nearly 60 entries submitted from across the Republic of Ireland. Winners were announced at the Tidy Towns award ceremony on September 26th in Dublin. Congratulations to every community that took action to help pollinators, especially all eight regional winners, and the national winners, Birr (Co. Offaly) and Monaghan