Celebrations today in Rathbarry, Cork; Ireland's Best Kept Town 2017

There was singing, fancy dress and plenty of tea and scones today in Rathbarry, west Cork.

There was singing, fancy dress and plenty of tea and scones today in Rathbarry, west Cork.

The afternoon of events was in celebration of winning Ireland's Best Kept Town 2017.

This is competition run by the Northern Ireland Amenity Council and the Department of the Environment and Local Government.

Ireland's Best Kept Towns award is where the top towns from the Northern Ireland Amenity Council's Best Kept Awards and the Department of the Environment's Tidy Towns Competition compete with each other for the honor of being adjudged "Ireland's best".

There were plenty of smiles in Rathbarry today after their hard work paid off. 

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