Clonakilty's floral displays attract huge attention and admiration

August 25th, 2016 4:54 PM

By Southern Star Team

Judge Una Fleming with Roni Collins admiring the flowers. (Photo: George Maguire)

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CLONAKILTY’S 2016 floral displays are ‘outstanding' and all involved are to be commended, according to Una Fleming of AOIFA, who recently judged Clonakilty’s Collins, Brooks & Associates Window Box & Hanging Basket competition.

Pearse Street was judged to be the Best Street, with Fahey’s Pub declared Best Overall in addition to winning the Public House category.

Following an earlier invitation to businesses and private residents to extend a ‘Welcome with Flowers’ to the town following the recent street upgrading, the response was most impressive and once again the Municipal District displays received special recognition.

Roni Collins, on behalf of the sponsors, congratulated all who participated in the beautification of the town and commented on the many well-deserved compliments paid by visitors to new-look Clonakilty.

Prizegiving will take place at a later date.

The full results are:

Residential – (1) The Lordan Family, 2 The Parish Field; (2 jointly) Kevin and Mary Mullen, McCurtain Hill and The Daly Family, Casement Street (3 jointly) The Flynn Family,Tawnies Crescent and Mrs Bernie Jennings, Casement St.

Public House – (1) Fahey’s, Pearse Street; (2 jointly) The Brewery Bar and Richy’s; (3 jointly) DeBarra’s and The Courtyard.

Hotel and Guest House – (1) Westbourne B & B; (2 jointly) An Sugan and The Clonakilty Hotel; (3) Fernhill House Hotel.

Commercial - (1) The Chunky Chip; (2) Walsh’s Londis; (3 jointly) Clonakilty Credit Union and Martin Kelleher Property Services

Best Colour Coordination – Martin Kelleher Property Services

Best New Entry – The Hurley Family, 31 Wolfe Tone St.

Best Street – Pearse Street.

Special Recognition Award – Municipal District Office, Clonakilty

Best Overall – Fahey’s Bar, Pearse St.


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