Adare Tidy Towns volunteers

If your age is somewhere between 5 and 95 there is a place for you in the Adare Tidy Towns (ATT) Volunteer team. The purpose of ATT is to make Adare a more pleasant and interesting place to live or visit. This presents a host of challenges and opportunities. Keeping Adare clean, tidy and litter

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Plant Swap

Plant swap event on Sat 28th September 2-4pm at Lucy Erridge Crafts, Adare.  We are hosting a plant swap – anyone who wishes to split plants that have grown too big or simply want to change plants in their garden can dig them up and bring them to our garden at Lucy Erridge in the thatched cottages.

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Adare Schools – Going for Gold

The last push for the Going for Gold Award was helped greatly by the children from the schools of Adare. They did a tremendous amount of work and the teachers and parents should be very proud of their contribution. Thanks to everyone that helped out during these last few days of preparation before the judges

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Going for Gold Judging

Judging takes place Mon-Thu this week. €1600, minus 20€ for every piece of litter the judges see, is the reward for keeping the village as litter free as possible. Further details of competition. Please do what you can to help over the next few days. Various groups will be out helping during the week and

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Refill ?

Will your business provide visitors with a free tap-water top up to reduce the use of single use plastic water bottles? Are you a business owner in the village interested in supporting the Refill initiative ? If so please sign up with refill.ie or alternatively I can pass on your details and give you a

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Website Posts

We want to hear your stories regarding how you do something different to protect, improve our environment. Please send your article, images to adaretidytowns@gmail.com. Ideally somewhere between 100-300 words with an explanatory image discussing what you are doing and why. (example below) Why create a website? The purpose of the Adaretidytowns website is primarily to

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Going for Gold Award

Letter from Limerick City & County Council regarding Gold Award In recognition of your previous overall win in Limerick Going for Gold , Adare is now included in the Limerick Going for Gold “Champions” category.  The “Champions” category will work in the following way. The Champions Category would include previous winners of the top prize

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lucy erridge cottage

Wildflower Garden

A growing trend in gardening these days is towards a more natural look, which is both aesthetically pleasing and environmentally aware. A fine example of such a garden is that of Lucy Erridge’s cottage, so we asked Lucy how it is done. Garden Design Alison designed the structure of the garden – the paved areas

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