Purple Flag Evening Excellence and Safety Award

What is it?

Purple Flag’s aims are to raise the standard and broaden the appeal of town centres at night. In 2009, Cllr. Johnny Flynn first suggested the scheme to Ennis Town Council as a means to working to provide a vibrant, well-managed and safe evening and night-time in Ennis.

What does it mean for you?

Both statistics and perception of Safety in the town are criteria within the Purple Flag remit – as a result Ennis is now working with University of Limerick conducting a Community Safety Research Study. Like application for Tidy Towns, the town will be required to maintain its high standards and is being re-assessed annually. The flag also requires a town to show vibrancy and be well-managed; both of course only possible with a strong and growing workforce.