The Fleadh stood out as a prime example of its ability to host large-scale and successful events.
A midlands town has been acknowledged for its vibrant evening and night-time economy.
Mullingar has been awarded the prestigious Purple Flag.
The accreditation is an internationally recognised standard that celebrates excellence in managing town and city centres during the evening and night-time hours. It is awarded to cities and towns that demonstrate a commitment to creating a vibrant, welcoming, and safe environment for residents and visitors alike.
Among the standout features of Mullingar's submission was the establishment of the Mullingar Community First Responder Unit and it showcased an array of projects.
The Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann stood out as a prime example of its ability to host large-scale and successful events.
Aisling Coleman,Manager at Mullingar Chamber of Commerce says "we are absolutely delighted to be awarded the Purple Flag accreditation. This recognition reflects the tremendous efforts made by the local stakeholders to develop a vibrant and safe evening and night-time economy. We
are proud of the diverse range of attractions, events, and initiatives that make Mullingar an
exceptional destination after dark."
Mullingar Chamber would like to thank all the businesses who supported them on their assessment night by attending and decorating their windows.