Glenties in Donegal marks win in the Tidy Towns competition with an elaborate ceremony.

Glenties in County Donegal wins the overall Tidy Towns award for the fourth time since 1958. A ceremony takes place for the unveiling of the Tidy Towns plaque by guest of honour the Minister for Transport and Power Erskine Childers.

The Minister reviews a guard of honour of An Fórsa Cosanta Áitiúil (FCA). The band of the Saint Connell's Girls School lead a procession which includes a representation of Saint Columba and his monks sailing for Iona.

A huge crowed watches as Erskine Childers unveils the Tidy Towns plaque.

An RTÉ News report broadcast on 17 September 1962. The footage shown here is mute.