Those behind making Fermoy a cleaner town have every reason to celebrate having been named the cleanest town in Ireland, in the latest Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL) survey.

An Taisce carry out the survey independently for IBAL at least three times a year and the latest results show that Fermoy is cleaner than European norms, and in a strong challenging position for the overall National top spot, which will be announced in January.

The judges stated in their report that it is rare to visit a town with an almost complete absence of litter, not just in the town centre but in residential and other outlying areas surveyed also. 

With all the sites surveyed in Fermoy getting the top litter grade, there are a few that deserve a special mention for the overall presentation and maintenance. Fermoy Town Park was considered ‘an exceptionally good site’, not just with …

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