The 2013 SuperValu Tidy Towns awards for the West region were presented at a prize-giving ceremony in the Hotel Westport, Westport, on Monday.
SuperValu Tidy Towns winners were presented with their awards by Michael Ring, T.D., Minister of State at The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport and Richard Lennon, Regional Manager, SuperValu proud sponsors of the competition.
Among the Silver Medal winners were Béal an Mhuirthead and Murrisk, Co. Mayo. Bronze Medals winners included Castlebar, The County winners in the Region are Abbey, Co. Galway, Westport, Co. Mayo and Castlecoote Co. Roscommon.
Interest in the SuperValu TidyTowns competition has been stronger than ever in recent years and for the third year running over 800 communities entered the competition.
The competition has been running since 1958 and is organised by the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government.
Pictured above: At the SuperValu Tidy Towns awards for the West region, representing Baile Slachtmhar Bhéal an Mhuirthead, were Katherine Mangan and Mary Meenaghan who received the Commendation award and the Silver Medal award.