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John's Tidy Town efforts see him collect 2012 hero award

Published 18/09/2012 | 16:48

Minister Phil Hogan, award winner John Flynn from Lusk and Martin Kelleher, Managing Director of SuperValu.

A LUSK man who has worked tirelessly in his community for many years has received national recognition for his unstinting volunteer work.

John Flynn, a long-time member of the hard-working Lusk Tidy Towns group, was name one of the SuperValu Tidy Towns Heroes 2012 at last week's national awards ceremony in Dublin. He was presented with the commemorative emblem at the ceremony, held in the Helix Theatre at DCU, by Environment Minister Phil Hogan and Martin Kelleher, Managing Director of SuperValu. John has been a hardworking volunteer with the Lusk Tidy Towns for a many years and has co-ordinated and supervised many projects which have helped to enhance the overall appearance of Lusk. A tireless worker, John can be seen working in the town whatever the weather. His experience and expertise has proven to be a great asset to Lusk Tidy Towns. John was the only award winner from Dublin and only 12 others from all of Ireland were presented with the SuperValu Tidy Towns Heroes 2012 Award. His fellow Tidy Towns members said: ' You are an inspiration for others to follow and let's hope there are many more volunteers available to 'give a few hours of help next year.'

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