Purple Flag Kildare

What is Purple Flag? The Purple Flag is an accreditation similar to that of the Blue Flag for beaches, and is likened to a “gold standard” award for cities and town centres. The application process requires a comprehensive set of standards, management processes and good practice procedures to be in place with regard to town […]

Naas Seeks Purple Flag

County Kildare Chamber are getting geared up with their preparation to achieve the prestigious Purple Flag Award for Naas. The working group has been formed recently and work is underway for the submission to achieve this prestigious award for the town of Naas. The application, which has brought together a multitude of stakeholders working within […]

Launch night of the accreditation for the Purple Flag for Maynooth

Thursday evening ( 16th February), the business community and community representatives came out in force to celebrate the awarding of the Purple Flag for Maynooth in The Glenroyal Hotel.  Maynooth is the first town in Kildare and the only Purple Flag town in Ireland who have received this prestigious award with a University included in […]

Purple Flag update for Maynooth town

North Kildare Chamber is pleased to announce that our year long project in partnership with Kildare County Council to seek accreditation for Purple Flag for Maynooth town is in full swing. In April, the working group visited Limerick for a ‘Firm Foundations’ workshop to help us take our first steps in developing a strong Purple […]

Maynooth set to fly the Purple Flag

Photo: Jennifer Forster, North Kildare Chamber, Martin McMahon GM of Picaderos, Oak Alley and Donatello’s, Ronan Twohig House of Finance and Claira Barbour Glenroyal Hotel North Kildare Chamber strives forward with the Purple Flag Application submitted to achieve the prestigious Purple Flag Award for Maynooth and the working group today ( Friday 15th July) is […]

Business Community continue the process to secure Purple Flag status for Maynooth

Business Community continue the process to secure Purple Flag status for Maynooth The Purple Flag programme for excellence in the evening and night-time economy (ENTE) has fully established itself in Ireland, following successful applications by Dublin and Ennis in 2013, the total number of flag holders has since risen to 18 on the island of […]

North Kildare Chamber is pleased to announce that Maynooth Town is in the process of applying for the prestigious Purple Flag award with a planned application being submitted later this year.

North Kildare Chamber is pleased to announce that Maynooth Town is in the process of applying for the prestigious Purple Flag award with a planned application being submitted later this year. The Purple Flag is an international accreditation awarded to city and town centres that meet or surpass the standards of excellence in managing the […]

Press Release -Maynooth seeks Purple Flag status

North Kildare Chamber is pleased to announce that Maynooth Town is in the process of applying for the prestigious Purple Flag award with a planned application being submitted later this year. The Purple Flag is an international accreditation awarded to city and town centres that meet or surpass the standards of excellence in managing the […]

Purple Flag – Kickstart Workshop 26th February

          Purple Flag – Kickstart Workshop Purple Flag is “The Gold Standard” for night time destinations similar to the Blue Flag which is the standard for Ireland’s exceptional beaches. Maynooth will fly the purple flag as the location of choice for Premium Hotel leisure breaks, restaurants, and evening entertainment. This accolade […]

Purple Flag Scheme – Maynooth

Purple Flag Kickstart Workshop  Friday 26th February, 2016 Glenroyal Hotel – Maynooth, Co. Kildare Purple Flag is an initiative accreditation scheme for town and city centres in the evening and night. It is the ‘gold standard’ for night time destinations. Like Blue Flag for beaches, places that meet the standards can fly the flag.  Over […]

Naas goes Purple

(Photo: Compliments of Celtic Photography)   The internationally accredited award is for excellence in the evening and night-time economy in a town   Naas joins Maynooth as the two towns in Kildare to receive the Purple Flag status Tourism boost for the town Naas to be promoted nationally and internationally as a town to visit […]

Newsflash: Maynooth goes Purple!

Maynooth goes Purple – the internationally accredited award for excellence in the night-life of a town   First University town in Ireland to be included in Purple Flag Zone Worth €3.1 million to the local economy over the next 3 years Tourism Footfall expected to rise by 6% Maynooth to be promoted nationally and internationally […]

Maynooth Gin & Tonic Festival

GIN-TASTIC LINE UP FOR MAYNOOTH G&T FEST – BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND 28-30TH JUNE!   Following the tremendous response to the inaugural Maynooth G&T Fest last summer – the town’s top cocktail bars, restaurants & venues are gearing up an even more GINcredible festival this year.   From June 28TH-30TH all roads lead to the […]

Excellent Work Undertaken by Kildare County Council and County Kildare Chamber Highlighted In Awards Shortlist

County Kildare Chamber today (4th August 2017) welcomed the announcement of 3 projects shortlisted for the Excellence in Local Government Awards 2017 from Kildare.  Supporting Active Communities – Purple Flag Maynooth Best Library Service – Support to Secondary Schools Programme Enhancing the Urban Environment – Kilcock Royal Canal Greenway & Square Enhancement Works 2015-2017   […]

President of Maynooth University addresses Business Luncheon

North Kildare Chamber hosted a business luncheon in Maynooth University (yesterday Thursday 29th September)with guest speaker President of the University Professor Philip Nolan.  The President engaged the room with a detailed overview of the University and also with the current landscape of education in general.  Philip Nolan said “  We have a world class University […]