Killarney businessman urges support for Tidy Towns

Cleaning Up…Ready to Celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the National Tidy Town, first held in 1958 to honour the tidiest towns and villages in Ireland. Killarney town has been at the forefront with dedicated volunteers, down through the years. Getting in the mood on New Years Day were, Kate O’Leary, Johnny Maguire, Emer Corridan, Andrew Joy, Annmarie O’Shea-Kennelly, Julie McGowan, Yvonne Quill, Kathleen Foley, Michael Moynihan, Paul Purcell, Cllr Michael Gleeson, Cllr John Joe Culloty.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan

A Killarney businessman says there is a direct connection between Tidy Towns efforts and economic spend in the town.

It’s 60 years since the establishment of the Tidy Towns competition.

Johnny McGuire who is a member of Killarney Tidy Towns is urging businesses to support their efforts as it makes good sense: