Offaly councillor calls for referendum posters to be taken down

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Offaly councillor calls for referendum posters to be taken down

Offaly councillor calls for referendum posters to be taken down

Chairman of Edenderry Tidy Towns committee and Offaly County Councillor Noel Cribbin has called on groups on both sides in the recent 8th Amendment referendum to take down their posters immediately.

The Edenderry man made the call as the adjudication for this year's National Tidy Towns Competition begins this weekend.

"I would ask for them to take them down to be fair to all Tidy Towns committees as the posters would take away from all the hard work that’s been carried out by the members," Noel commented.

In the last week the members of Edenderry Tidy Towns, along with CE staff, replaced the winter flowers with beautiful summer selections thanks to Tommy Martin in an effort to have the Town looking it’s best for the upcoming adjudication.

"I ask all residents groups to play their part by grass cutting and litter picking your areas in the coming weeks and also to businesses to help by keeping their premises clean and tidy," Cribbin added.

"Our members have again put in a huge effort this year and I thank each one of them and our secretary Natalie who done a great job in producing the application form."

"We are hopeful of a decent increase in our marks this year with the town looking so well, the fabulous work carried out on the Square and Town Hall, our Audio App only launched in January in association with Edenderry Historical Committee and the Lions Club, our continued work with the schools."

Noel said a big thanks must go to all who supported the effort this year, in particular Dermot and the CE scheme who done great work, Laura and the Girl Guides for their recent Spring Clean up with us, Tom Egan in Edenderry Power for the peat, and Rosderra who are coming on board this year and will help towards the cost of the flower beds and hanging baskets, Noel concluded.

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