Two County Kildare parks given international Green Flag award

Prestigious Award

Sarah Peppard

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County Kildare park given international Green Flag award

Liffey Linear Park in Newbridge. Photo: Pinterest

Liffey Linear Park in Newbridge as well as Castletown Demesne in Celbridge have been given an international Green Flag Award.

The Green Flag Award is an international benchmarking standard for parks and green spaces.

The scheme aims to encourage the provision of good quality public parks and green spaces that are managed in environmentally sustainable ways, and to deliver excellent visitor facilities.

The two were among among a record number of 36 parks nationwide.