Aughrim in Co Wicklow has been named Ireland's Tidiest Town at the 2007 awards.

Killlarney in Co Kerry was named best large town.

Birdhill in Co Tipperary won the tidiest village and Letterkenny in Co Donegal has been named tidiest urban centre.

The winners were announced at a ceremony in Dublin Castle this afternoon.

The annual competition, which has been running since 1958, attracts almost 700 entrants.

The overall winner receives a cash prize of €15,000.