Going for Gold


Limerick City & County Council – In recognition of Adare’s previous overall win in Limerick Going for Gold (or its precursor) your area is now included in the Limerick Going for Gold “Champions” category. 

The Champions Category will be made up of the following groups:

  • 2011 – Castletroy View Residents Association
  • 2012 – Janesboro Tidy Towns
  • 2013 – Annacotty Tidy Towns
  • 2014 – Caherdavin Tidy Towns & Residents Association
  • 2015 – Castleconnell Tidy Towns
  • 2016 – Glin Tidy Towns & Development Association
  • 2017 – Adare Tidy Towns
  • 2018 – Athea & Kilteely

How the Limerick Going for Gold Champions Category will work

• Each of the champion areas will be awarded a starting pot of €1,600.
• For each item of litter seen on judging day €20 will be deducted from the starting amount of €1,600.
• The more items of litter found, the more is lost from the starting €1,600.
• Anything “lost” goes into a winner’s pot and will be awarded to the “Champion of Champions” for 2019. This will be the area with the least litter on the day/s of judging.
• There will be other runner up/incentive prizes in this category.
• Judges/Assessors for this category are expected to visit all Champion Participant areas on the week beginning 2- 5th of September 2019.

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