Green Flag Status For Two Of Clare’s Parks

Clare McGrath (Clare County Council), Mayor Michael Begley and Tim Forde (Active Ennis)

Two of Clare’s most popular parks have been awarded the prestigious Green Flag Award.

Tim Smyth Park in Ennis and the Vandeleur Walled Garden in Kilrush have both been given the the Green Flag Award for Parks, which marks a quality park or green space and is world renowned.

The 2018 awards were available to public town parks, country parks, gardens, cemeteries, and green spaces from across the whole country.


Clare County Council’s Head of Sport and Recreation Tim Forde says it’s been a competitive process to get the honour: