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Dublin 8 resident loses the rag with litter dumping neighbours

They’ve had enough.

AN ANGRY RESIDENT in the Dublin 8 area has taken matters into their own hands after repeated dumping on Long Lane.

Placing a sign sure to be seen by the offenders is one way to attempt to tackle the problem.

kitter Source: Doug Whelan

It reads:

Great work! Keep it up!
To the people who keep DUMPING their rubbish here, well done, you are doing us all PROUD.
You are a credit to yourselves and our beautiful city.

Last year this note was placed above a regular dumping area in Synge Street, also in Dublin 8.

month Source: @maireaddoherty

DailyEdge.ie has contact Dublin City Council for comment on illegal dumping in the Dublin 8/south inner city area.

Earlier this month the Council said that it has been “working on a new initiative to combat serious dumping/litter issues in the North Inner City” and that that work had been reflected in noted improvements in a recent Irish Businesses Against Litter report, although the area remained “seriously littered”.

Dublin city as a whole was deemed to be “moderately littered” in the 2014 final report.

The council encourages residents to report incidents of littering by post, telephone or email.

Thanks to Doug Whelan for permission to use the image

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