Lord Mayor’s scoop Best Business Frontage award
THE Swords Best Business Frontage competition 2017 held in conjunction with the Fingal Horticultural Societies Annual Show and supported by Swords Tidy Towns was once again a huge success with 20 businesses battling it out for the title.
The Clarke Perpetual Cup was awarded to the overall winner, the Lord Mayor’s Pub for their magnificent floral displays.
Gold Certificate Awards also went to: Carnegie Court Hotel, Cock Tavern, Look Mam No Hands Applewood, Old Schoolhouse Bar & Restaurant, Tirconaill B&B.
Silver Certificate Awards went to: The Grill House, Morton & Flanagan, The Old Borough, The Pound, Mainscourt Electrical, & Mastersons Steakhouse.
Highly Commended Awards went to: Ivory Coast Sun, Go To Print, The Book Haven, Kiwisun Tanning & Beauty Salon, Kieran James Hair Shop, Thunders Bakery, Empire & NF Cakes.
The competition was open to all businesses in Swords, big or small, and had the support of Fingal County Council.
The aim was to recognise and reward the contribution of local businesses to the Swords environment, and judging took into account hanging baskets, window boxes and overall frontage appearance, and other floral displays which enhanced the overall appearance of the premises.
The Society would like to congratulate all those who took part, for making Swords a town that we can all be very proud of. The Committee had a difficult decision to make, and Swords businesses are testament to that.
The winners were announced at the Fingal Horticultural Show which was held in St. Colmcille’s GFC.
There were over 600 exhibits ranging from flowers to pot plants, vegetables, fruit, eggs, baking, paintings, photography, handcrafts and special children’s section. The show is one of the oldest traditions in Swords, and is now in it’s 75th year.