News - Litter
Tidy town groups welcome new prosecution powers to tackle illegal dumping
The new legislation could see drones used in surveilling litter blackspots and tracking those who dump illegally.Jun 17, 2021 13:06
Concerns raised over decision to remove Athlone Marina bins
Concerns have been raised over litter problems developing at what is being called a major piece of tourist infrastructure for the town.Apr 9, 2021 13:04
Longford County Council delighted with community 'Keep It Clean' efforts
Areas all across Longford have seen communities come together to collect rubbish and tidy up their villages and townsApr 7, 2021 17:04
A local TD has welcomed the clearing of a major littering blackspot in Ballaghaderreen.
Roscommon-Galway TD Claire Kerrane has welcomed the clearing of a major littering blackspot in Ballaghaderreen. Residents in the Charlestown road estate in the westFeb 27, 2021 08:02
Coronavirus pandemic resulting in litter build up across Shannonside region
The ongoing Pandemic could be leading to higher levels of litter across the Shannonside Northern Sound region. That's according to Conor Horgan from IrishJan 25, 2021 13:01
Roscommon and Longford 'moderately littered' according to new IBAL report
Longford town and Roscommon have both been described as moderately littered in the latest anti-litter league survey results. Longford has dropped one place toJan 25, 2021 07:01
Athlone among Ireland's cleanest towns as Roscommon and Longford also show litter improvement
Athlone has been reported as one of the cleanest towns in Ireland. A new litter league survey reveals that the town on the Shannon wasOct 12, 2020 07:10
Seventy six litter fines have been issued by Longford County Council between January and August of this year.
Seventy six litter fines have been issued by Longford County Council between January and August of this year. While a total of 1,229 complaintsOct 3, 2020 11:10
Longford Councillor calls for harsher penalties on people who don't pick up their dog poo
A Longford Councillor has called for harsher penalties to be imposed on people who allow their dogs foul the streets. Councillor Peggy Nolan likened theJul 28, 2020 13:07
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