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From TheJournal.ie 'A blight on the countryside': Minister pledges money to clean up thousands of tyres dumped around Ireland Illegal Dumping

'A blight on the countryside': Minister pledges money to clean up thousands of tyres dumped around Ireland

Latest estimates from local authorities suggest there are more than 750,000 tyres dumped around the country.

From TheJournal.ie Local councils are getting help to rid dog poo from our streets Dog Mess

Local councils are getting help to rid dog poo from our streets

Not picking up after your dog can land you with a fine of up to €150.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Litter-picking turf-war at Blessington Lakes leaves locals frustrated Baltinglass

Photos: Litter-picking turf-war at Blessington Lakes leaves locals frustrated

Wicklow County Council refuses to pick up rubbish collected by locals from ESB land around Blessington Lakes.

From TheJournal.ie Church of Scientology cleaning up needles on Dublin's Sheriff Street Inner City

Church of Scientology cleaning up needles on Dublin's Sheriff Street

The church has said it was welcomed by locals when volunteers visited recently to plant flowers.

From TheJournal.ie Anti-graffiti campaign tells kids not to 'damage their futures by damaging property' Think Don't Tag

Anti-graffiti campaign tells kids not to 'damage their futures by damaging property'

Dublin City Council is launching a new campaign – aimed at school children – to highlight that tagging is not cool… and illegal.

From The42 The clear-out continues as Fifa sacks secretary general FIFA

The clear-out continues as Fifa sacks secretary general

Jerome Valcke has been dismissed with immediate effect following allegations of corruption.

From TheJournal.ie This is how you can block those annoying Candy Crush invites on Facebook TechKnowHow

This is how you can block those annoying Candy Crush invites on Facebook

And anything else that happens to annoy you.

From TheJournal.ie Smartphone getting a little dirty? Here's how to clean it the right way TechKnowHow

Smartphone getting a little dirty? Here's how to clean it the right way

Without damaging it, of course.

From TheJournal.ie Like swimming in Ireland? The bathing water is classified as 'poor' in these locations... Beneath The Waves

Like swimming in Ireland? The bathing water is classified as 'poor' in these locations...

Irish Water is pledging to clean up seven of our least tempting bathing areas.

From TheJournal.ie Limerick has just given itself a deep clean Minty Fresh

Limerick has just given itself a deep clean

Paul O’Connell led the charge as the county gave itself a Good Friday makeover.

From TheJournal.ie Behind the doors of Ireland's hoarders: 'We had to take the door off to get in' Lot Of Cleaning This post contains images

Behind the doors of Ireland's hoarders: 'We had to take the door off to get in'

‘There was one house where the man who lived there would collect the neighbours rubbish and bring it into his house.’

From TheJournal.ie Complaining about your job? These guys clean up after murder scenes and drug dens Forensic Cleaning

Complaining about your job? These guys clean up after murder scenes and drug dens

‘Most people say thank you so much for a brilliant job – but we hope we never see you again.’

From TheJournal.ie Rubbish dumping still a problem around the last remaining flats in Ballymun Flytipping

Rubbish dumping still a problem around the last remaining flats in Ballymun

They are set for demolition in June of this year.

GoPro hoovering is surprisingly mesmerising

Bye bye crisps.

From TheJournal.ie Need an easier way to free up space on your Mac? Give this a shot Clean Up

Need an easier way to free up space on your Mac? Give this a shot

Should you find other similar tools for Mac a little too advanced, Disk App’s minimalist design could be better suited to your needs.

From TheJournal.ie Microsoft begins cleaning up the Windows store by removing 1,500 fake apps from it Clean Up

Microsoft begins cleaning up the Windows store by removing 1,500 fake apps from it

The company promises to remove more apps which mislead users and crack down on fake and scam apps.

From TheJournal.ie How to speed up your computer without spending a cent Clean Up

How to speed up your computer without spending a cent

Because we can’t all be spending hundreds on new hard drives and laptops.

From TheJournal.ie Someone vandalised Molly Malone's cleavage... Alive Alive No

Someone vandalised Molly Malone's cleavage...

Molly had only made her comeback in Dublin’s city centre last Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Toxic dump in Cork to be turned into park Parklife

Toxic dump in Cork to be turned into park

The East Tip at Haulbowline will get a €40 million clean up.

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: A citizen’s guide to fighting the scourge of cable ties left on lamp posts Clean Up

Aaron McKenna: A citizen’s guide to fighting the scourge of cable ties left on lamp posts

Political hopefuls call for better public spaces, clean streets, motherhood and apple pie – but many are happy to leave their campaigning rubbish about.

From TheJournal.ie Technology saving major works in National Gallery Preserve Us This post contains images

Technology saving major works in National Gallery

Priceless art collection preserved for future through latest conservation methods.

From TheJournal.ie Local authorities will outline priorities for storm repair funding Clean Up

Local authorities will outline priorities for storm repair funding

The response to the storms will first be assessed by local authorities before a preliminary report is then brought to Government next week.

From TheJournal.ie Just a handful of homes still offline after storm, but UK dealing with severe flooding and power cuts Storm Watch This post contains images

Just a handful of homes still offline after storm, but UK dealing with severe flooding and power cuts

ESB crews have been out overnight reconnecting customers. In the UK — there’s tens of thousands without power, and three severe flood warnings remain in place.

From TheJournal.ie Wikipedia 'edit-a-thon' tries to increase representation of women there Edit

Wikipedia 'edit-a-thon' tries to increase representation of women there

Many high-profile women from the science, tech, engineering and maths fields have little or no profile on the contributor-generated online encyclopaedia.

From TheJournal.ie Creating culture amidst the rubbish in Temple Bar's lanes Clean Up

Creating culture amidst the rubbish in Temple Bar's lanes

How the Icon Factory is battling waste. Also – can Temple Bar’s lanes be reclaimed? A new project aims to do just that.

From TheJournal.ie Major clean-up underway at flooded Letterkenny hospital Donegal

Major clean-up underway at flooded Letterkenny hospital

The Emergency Department remains closed and patients are being diverted to two other hospitals.

From TheJournal.ie Local authorities given €900k to clean up graffiti and litter Litter

Local authorities given €900k to clean up graffiti and litter

Phil Hogan also published a report that showed the number of areas deemed to be litter-free in 2012 is at the highest levels ever achieved.

From TheJournal.ie Shell confirms superstorm Sandy triggers oil spill Sandy

Shell confirms superstorm Sandy triggers oil spill

Company doesn’t specify amount of oil spilled but says it is located off New York City.

From TheJournal.ie Cork councils to receive €700,000 for flood clean-up Floods

Cork councils to receive €700,000 for flood clean-up

Three councils will receive the funding to help clean up the city and county after last month’s flooding.

From TheJournal.ie Mud and more mud: Flood clean-up begins (Pics) Floods This post contains images

Mud and more mud: Flood clean-up begins (Pics)

Water has been pumped from many of the areas affected by today’s flooding, leaving in its wake mud, debris and damaged businesses.

From TheJournal.ie Threats of EU fine prompts clean-up of toxic Cork dump Haulbowline

Threats of EU fine prompts clean-up of toxic Cork dump

The dump at the former Irish Steel plant at Haulbowline Island – featuring toxic waste – is to be cleaned up by 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Police probe: No evidence that Mark Duggan fired at officers London Riots

Police probe: No evidence that Mark Duggan fired at officers

Ballistic tests indicate that a handgun found at the scene of Duggan’s death had NOT been fired.

From TheJournal.ie BlackBerry website hacked by anti-police 'hacktivist' group London Riots

BlackBerry website hacked by anti-police 'hacktivist' group

BlackBerry’s manufacturer said it would allow police to access BlackBerry Messenger posts – and got hacked in return.

From TheJournal.ie London mayor Johnson brandishes a broom on the streets of the city London Riots

London mayor Johnson brandishes a broom on the streets of the city

The mayor was heckled as he visited the Clapham Junction area. Meanwhile shops and businesses across London have stayed closed or shut early this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Crude oil spills into Yellowstone River after pipe rupture Oil Spill This post contains images

Crude oil spills into Yellowstone River after pipe rupture

Hundreds of barrels worth of oil flood 25 miles downstream in Montana river as ExxonMobile pipeline springs leak beneath riverbed.