Armagh wins Ireland’s Best Kept Large Town


Armagh wins Ireland’s Best Kept Large Town at an awards ceremony in Riddel Hall, Belfast.

Lord Mayor of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon, Councillor Garath Keating said, “I am absolutely delighted that Armagh has received this very prestigious award, i knew we would win an all-Ireland of some description this year. In all seriousness though this it is a fantastic achievement for the City and in particular the Council staff and local residents who take great pride in the appearance and upkeep of the City.

“We have a fantastic built heritage and landscape” continued Mr Keating “and this award recognises the huge effort invested in maintaining the area to make it such a beautiful place to live and to enhance the visitor experience for people coming to the area. Everyone should be proud of this award today and hopefully we can continue to build on this achievement in maintaining and promoting the City”

Pictured left to right: Alderman Arnold Hatch, Lord Mayor Garath Keating and Jonathan Ellis (Council Officer)