The Jackie Clarke Heritage Garden in Ballina is just one of a number of Mayo locations that have today been awarded a prestigious Green Flag Award for 2019 by An Taisce.
The number of International Green Flag Award Sites has surged in Ireland this year.
The Green Flag Award for Parks is the mark of a quality park or green space and is recognised throughout the world.
Mayo county council’s Turlough Park, Castlebar has also secured the coveted recognition.
While the National Parks and Wildlife’s Wild Nephin Ballycroy National Park and North Mayo Heritage Centre in Enniscoe, outside Crossmolina have also secured a 2019 Green Flag Award.