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Galway is 2017 European Green Leaf!

The European Commission has named the Irish city of Galway 2017 European Green Leaf.

Awarded by the European Commission, the European Green Leaf title recognises the commitment of smaller-sized cities to a better urban environment. Joanna Drake, Deputy Director-General for Environment presented the award at a ceremony held in Ljubljana where the 2018 European Green Capital was also named.

Watch the ceremony in full below.

Read the official press release.

Read the report that outlines the jury's decision.

View pictures from the ceremony below.

Award ceremony

Read the application that earned Galway the award.