Council clears tonnes of dumping in Strokestown

Almost 14 tonnes of illegally dumped waste has been cleared from near Strokestown.

Last week Roscommon County Council used a drone to fly over Culliagh at Scamogue and completed the major clean-up.

It was part of the anti-dumping initiative announced by Environment Minister Denis Naughten earlier this year.

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Local councillor Joe Murphy claims the waste was dumped in Culliagh bogs last Christmas and was an eyesore.

He condemns those responsible for the illegal behaviour.