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Midlands Home To Ireland's Tidiest Small Town And Village For 2021

Have a look at some of the other awards won by midlands groups here.

Midlands towns and villages are collecting a host of prizes at the 2021 Tidy Towns Awards today.

The annual ceremony is underway at the RDS this lunchtime.

Abbeyleix has been named Ireland's Tidiest Small Town, while Geashill is officially the Tidiest Village in the country.

Ennis in Co. Clare has scooped the top prize as Ireland's Tidiest Town for 2021.

Chair of Geashill Tidy Towns Caren Carruthers says they're eager to get back to work when the celebrations are over:

The midlands came out trumps in a number of categories today.

10 local communities received medals at the prestigious ceremony.

Bronze:

- Clonbullogue.

- Ballinahown.

- Mullingar.

-Tyrrellspass.

Silver:

- Portlaoise.

- Birr.

Gold:

- Abbeyleix.

- Geashill.

- Tullamore.

- Athlone.

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