2021 Competition now Closed for entries

“Pride in our Community “ is a competition open that is open to all voluntary groups Cork City and Cork County.

  • 'Pride in Our Community ' aims to encourage Community Groups and volunteers to develop and maintain community -based Amenity/Projects in their locality that are of long-term benefit and open to the community.

The competition also seeks;

  • To make people conscious of their environment

  • To promote litter-free communities and to encourage development of localities /neighbourhoods.

This initiative also supports the City and County Cork Biodiversity Action Plans through conserving & enhancing biodiversity in our daily lives.



All community groups who confirm entry to the competition will be visited by members of the judging Panel from Mid July to End of August 2021.

The judging will take place in line with government restrictions. There will be no personal contact between the judges and the participants.

Members of community groups working on and around their project entry should do so in line with government restrictions

To avoid unnecessary travel by our judges we will need confirmation that your project is still in the competition and we will contact you before the end of June 2021 to confirm your entry.

Marking Scheme The Judges decision is Final

This year because of the impact of Covid 19 and to encourage groups to maintain existing projects we will accept the inclusion of existing projects including those previously entered.

Amenity Project (50 marks)

Effort put into the development of the Project, Sustainability, Innovation.

Litter Control (25 marks)

The condition of the town/ village/area and around the project.

Overall Impression (25 Marks)

The appearance of the town/village/area and how the area has been developed and maintained.

Is the project part of an overall plan for the area?

Awards Presentation.

All groups who enter and complete their project will be invited to A Gala Awards Ceremony in October 2021 This may be held online

Read Full terms and Conditions here