East Cork In Bloom


The East Cork Municipality have announced the launch of a Garden and Floral competition for both Midleton and Youghal.
The Municipal district say they want to recognise the areas gardening talent while encouraging businesses and residents in both towns to look their best.
This is the first year of the competition aimed at getting the community planting flowers making their area looking prettier.
The programme is open to active resident associations and businesses with a total prize fund of €1,400
Its free to apply closing date is 30 June with judging will take place at the end of July.
Entrants should have a bank or credit union account.
Application and further information can be obtained from Catherine.swayne@corkcoco.ie
Municipality officer Helen Mulcahy said depending on the success of this year’s programme the borough will look at rolling the scheme out to the greater district next year.