A lovely evening was had by all who attended the Wexford in Bloom Awards Ceremony 2013 on Thursday night last 19th September. The Ceremony was hosted by Wexford Credit Union at their premises in Anne Street. Awards were presented to the Winners of the Wexford in Bloom Competition which this year received over 100 entries! The Wexford in Bloom Committee was delighted with the huge response to the competition. Over 50 prizes were presented ranging from Special Committee Awards to Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum and Highly Commended. The Judges were – Cliona Connolly, Environmental Officer, Wexford County Council , who judged the Primary Schools. Chris Maddock and Leanne Roche, both from Teagasc, Johnstown Castle, who judged all the other categories in the Competition.
The Chairperson of Wexford in Bloom Helen Corish-Wylde congratulated all the winners and participants who worked so hard to make Wexford Town and environs a more beautiful place to live in and a unique town for our tourists to visit and enjoy. She added that their floral displays and environmental projects reflect the positive community spirit that is alive and flourishing in Wexford. The Deputy Mayor Cllr. Joe Ryan, who is a member of the Wexford in Bloom Committee, also congratulated all who helped to make our town more beautiful and enhance our environment. He also paid tribute to his fellow committee members for their contribution to Wexford Town.