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“The aim of Pride of Place is to work in partnership with communities, to encourage best practice, innovation and leadership in providing vibrant sustainable communities that improve the quality of life for all.”


Meath County Council Pride of Place Competition 2017


Meath County Council 2017 Pride of Place competition is now open.  Applications are invited from Community Groups, Tidy Towns / Village Committees, Residents Associations and other organisations.  In 2017 the competition includes the following categories:


  • Towns & Villages
  • Youth Project
  • Vacant Premises Enhancement Project
  • Waterway Amenity
  • Heritage
  • Housing Estates – Small, Medium and Large
  • Best Shop Front
  • Best Hospitality and Tourism
  • Volunteer of the Year
  • Nature/Wildlife Award (new category)
  • Grow It Yourself Award (new category)
  • Best New Group (new category)


Application forms and further details are available from the Community Department, Meath County Council, Buvinda House, Dublin Road, Navan, Co. Meath, C15 Y291, or by e-mail or on the links below.  

Closing date for applications has been extended to Friday 30th June, 2017


Information evenings for the competition are scheduled in each of the Municipal Districts as follows:


Tuesday 25th   April, 2017

7.00pm – 8.00pm

Ashbourne   Library

Thursday 27th   April, 2017

7.00pm – 8.00pm

Navan Library

Tuesday 2nd   May, 2017

7.00pm – 8.00pm

Duleek Library

Thursday 4th   May, 2017

7.00pm – 8.00pm

Kells Library

Tuesday 9th   May, 2017

7.00pm – 8.00pm

Trim Library

Thursday 11th   May, 2017

7.00pm – 8.00pm

Dunshaughlin   Library



Pride of Place 2017 Categories doc, 148kb

1. Towns & Villages Competition Application Form 2017 doc, 192kb

2. Housing Estate Competition Application Form 2017 doc, 149kb

3. Shop Front and Tourism / Hospitality Competition Application Form 2017 doc, 150kb

Pride of Place 2017 - Categories and Prize Money xls, 12kb

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