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Green Flag Award Guidance Manual

The Green Flag Award® scheme recognises and rewards well managed parks and green spaces, setting the benchmark standard for the management of recreational outdoor spaces across Ireland and around the world.

Any green space that is freely accessible to the public and has a sitespecific management plan is eligible to apply for a Green Flag Award.

This manual explains the process and the requirements of the Award.  It goes through each of the eight criteria in detail, explaining what is being examined in each, the kind of evidence to submit, and what judges will be looking for in the desk assessment and on site. 

Raising the Standard: The Green Flag Award Guidance Manual

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