Inistioge in Bloom 2014 Awards
Inistioge in Bloom 2014 Awards - Winners
Best large garden - Jeremy and Grace Ball, Point Road
Best courtyard/front gardens - Kay Baird, High Street and Chris and Billy Kennedy, 10 Mill Road (Joint Winners)
Best pavement garden - Johanna O’Dowd and Mary Power, Róisín Cottage, High Street
Best contribution to community - Pauline O’Brien, Colmcille’s Well Garden, Hatchery Lane
Best business - Annette & Richard O’Keeffe, Woodstock Arms, The Square
Best summer display - Statia Lannon, Hill Crest, High Street
Best use of a small front area - Nuala and Phelim Hamilton, 15 Mill Road
Business - Theresa O’Hanlon, Old School House Café
The external adjudicator also commended many other well-tended gardens, small flower beds, the varied and colourful window boxes, containers and hanging baskets, all contributing to Inistioge in Bloom. The work and commitment by FÁS workers and TT volunteers in maintaining the public amenities areas were also commended as great evidence of community spirit and effort.
Awards will be presented at the Inistioge Tidy Towns meeting in September. Date to be confirmed.
Pictures of some of the winning gardens.