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#Illegal dumping

From TheJournal.ie €3 million in funding announced to help combat illegal dumping Dumping

€3 million in funding announced to help combat illegal dumping

This year’s funding represents a 50% increase.

From TheJournal.ie How much waste was dumped in the Wicklow and Dublin mountains after Christmas? It's the week in numbers Prime Numbers

How much waste was dumped in the Wicklow and Dublin mountains after Christmas? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The litres of alcohol seized by Revenue officers at Dublin Port.

From TheJournal.ie 13 tonnes of waste dumped over Wicklow and Dublin mountains after Christmas Flytipping

13 tonnes of waste dumped over Wicklow and Dublin mountains after Christmas

Last year the Pure project removed 160 tonnes of illegal waste from these areas.

From TheJournal.ie Over 7,000 litter fines were issued around the country last year LITTER BUGS

Over 7,000 litter fines were issued around the country last year

Dublin City Council issued the most fines at 1465.

From TheJournal.ie Man found guilty of manslaughter of Louth taxi driver Martin Mulligan

Man found guilty of manslaughter of Louth taxi driver

Joseph Hillen admitted stabbing Martin Mulligan to death following an alleged row over illegal dumping.

From TheJournal.ie Just 93 prosecutions after 6,000 rubbish bags dumped in Dublin city's 'worst litter blackspot' Illegal Dumping

Just 93 prosecutions after 6,000 rubbish bags dumped in Dublin city's 'worst litter blackspot'

The area is thought to be the most littered part of Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie 'A minority spoiling it for everyone': Increase in rubbish left in Dublin and Wicklow mountains during hot spell Litter

'A minority spoiling it for everyone': Increase in rubbish left in Dublin and Wicklow mountains during hot spell

Volunteers who have been clearing the litter have found whole campsites left behind by people who stayed overnight.

From TheJournal.ie Prosecutions for illegal dumping expected after covert CCTV operations in Wicklow and Dublin Gotcha

Prosecutions for illegal dumping expected after covert CCTV operations in Wicklow and Dublin

These operations were run by the Pure project, which has been running for the last ten years.

From TheJournal.ie 'You have to fight for them to do anything': North Dublin residents slam council over illegal dumping Rubbish

'You have to fight for them to do anything': North Dublin residents slam council over illegal dumping

Residents have been told the laneway is not the responsibility of the council.

From TheJournal.ie No one has taken up the offer of free CCTV cameras from the government Crime Prevention

No one has taken up the offer of free CCTV cameras from the government

To boost crime prevention, the Partnership of Government commits to supporting investment in CCTV at key locations along the road network and in urban centres.

From TheJournal.ie Armed gardaí join forces with Fingal County Council to target illegal dumpers Baldoyle

Armed gardaí join forces with Fingal County Council to target illegal dumpers

The council said the aim of checkpoints in Baldoyle was to identify unauthorised and bogus refuse collectors and their clients.

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 'There's a lack of civic respect' - Call for an end to illegal dumping Dumped

'There's a lack of civic respect' - Call for an end to illegal dumping

Dumping is seen around parks in the city.

From TheJournal.ie Drones are going to be used to tackle the 'scourge' of illegal dumping Eyes In The Sky

Drones are going to be used to tackle the 'scourge' of illegal dumping

It will happen on a pilot basis.

From TheJournal.ie Residents hit out at 'disgusting' illegal dumping in Dolphin's Barn Dublin

Residents hit out at 'disgusting' illegal dumping in Dolphin's Barn

“Some people just put rubbish on the street because they know the council will come and take it away.”

From TheJournal.ie Toxic asbestos and large quantities of rubble discovered in popular Donegal beauty spot Glenveagh National Park

Toxic asbestos and large quantities of rubble discovered in popular Donegal beauty spot

The hazardous material was found dumped in the Glenveagh National Park in Donegal.

From TheJournal.ie Drones to be used in crackdown on illegal dumping Fly My Pretties

Drones to be used in crackdown on illegal dumping

Minister Denis Naughten is to launch the new project in Galway on Monday

From TheJournal.ie 'There is no deterrent': Less than a third of Dublin litter fines actually get paid Illegal Dumping

'There is no deterrent': Less than a third of Dublin litter fines actually get paid

“The council don’t appear to give the issue of illegal dumping the attention it deserves,” one councillor said.

From TheJournal.ie Night vision CCTV to monitor illegal dumping hotspots in Wicklow mountains Fly Tipping

Night vision CCTV to monitor illegal dumping hotspots in Wicklow mountains

The move aims to combat the worsening fly tipping problem in the region.

From TheJournal.ie Council investigating after 'hundreds of tonnes' of waste reported in illegal dump Louth

Council investigating after 'hundreds of tonnes' of waste reported in illegal dump

Concerns have been raised over the quality of the water supply in Dundalk as a result.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin city facing 40% rise in illegal dumping this year Rubbish

Dublin city facing 40% rise in illegal dumping this year

There have already been more than 600 reported cases of fly-tipping in 2016.

From TheJournal.ie There's a bit of a row brewing over Dublin City Council's public shaming of illegal dumpers Data Protection

There's a bit of a row brewing over Dublin City Council's public shaming of illegal dumpers

The council has defended itself against claims that it may have breached data protection laws.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council posts CCTV images of people to stop illegal dumping Somebody's Watching You

Dublin City Council posts CCTV images of people to stop illegal dumping

A representative for Dublin City Council has said that the initiative is already proving to be successful.

From TheJournal.ie Did you add to last night's Halloween litter? This Senator wants you to be fined...a LOT Illegal Dumping

Did you add to last night's Halloween litter? This Senator wants you to be fined...a LOT

“Everybody is fed up with littering on our streets and at Halloween it happens on an industrial scale.”

From TheJournal.ie Dubliners: 'Never mind the seagulls, come sort out our rat problem' Rat Trap

Dubliners: 'Never mind the seagulls, come sort out our rat problem'

Clondalkin residents are concerned about rats seen near the local bus stop and in the field where children play.

From TheJournal.ie Illegal rubbish dumpers told: "Dublin City Council is coming after you" Rubbish

Illegal rubbish dumpers told: "Dublin City Council is coming after you"

A Dublin councillor said that landlords need to have adequate facilities for their tenants when dumping.

From TheJournal.ie Council can now challenge suspected illegal rubbish dumpers at their homes Dublin

Council can now challenge suspected illegal rubbish dumpers at their homes

Certain Dublin City Council staff can now question residents, as part of their crackdown on illegal rubbish dumping.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Clean-up of hazardous waste site could cost State up to half a million euro Waste

Clean-up of hazardous waste site could cost State up to half a million euro

Louth County Council has begun the tendering process for the clean-up of the site, which was discovered two years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Strict new Dublin rubbish laws restrict collection times Waste Not

Strict new Dublin rubbish laws restrict collection times

Rubbish can’t be put out until after 6pm on the day before it is collected in Dublin – and waste trucks can only operate from 6am to 9pm in residential areas.

From TheJournal.ie 'Enforcement team' could crack down on illegal rubbish in Dublin Crackdown

'Enforcement team' could crack down on illegal rubbish in Dublin

The team would be part of the crackdown on illegal dumping in the city. Discussions are ongoing in Dublin City Council.

From TheJournal.ie Video shows scale of “unbearable” illegal rubbish dumping in Dublin Rubbish This post contains videos

Video shows scale of “unbearable” illegal rubbish dumping in Dublin

A local resident of the Summer St North area has created a video showing the mounds of illegally-dumped rubbish bags and discarded items in the north inner city area.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you welcome a refund scheme for empty bottles and cans? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you welcome a refund scheme for empty bottles and cans?

A Labour Party councillor has called for a cash for cans and bottles scheme to help curb illegal dumping.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin: Council tenants to prove they are dumping rubbish legally Illegal Dumping

Dublin: Council tenants to prove they are dumping rubbish legally

The tenants in the north inner city area will be contacted by the council within the next few weeks and asked to send on proof they are dumping rubbish legitimately.

From TheJournal.ie Bonfires 'being used to cover up illegal dumping' Illegal Dumping

Bonfires 'being used to cover up illegal dumping'

Plus: Is Dublin City Council using CCTV to monitor dumping?

From TheJournal.ie 271 fined for illegal dumping in Dublin's inner city since December Illegal Dumping

271 fined for illegal dumping in Dublin's inner city since December

In addition, a newly-formed task group issued 103 fines after surveying sites and investigating dumped bags.

From TheJournal.ie Plans to end street cleaning in parts of Dublin described as 'insane' Illegal Dumping

Plans to end street cleaning in parts of Dublin described as 'insane'

An Taisce has heavily criticised plans to prevent illegal dumping by stopping street cleaning altogether in parts of the north inner city.

From TheJournal.ie Local councillor says Dublin City is 'turning into a dump' In Pictures This post contains images

Local councillor says Dublin City is 'turning into a dump'

Steve Wrenn wants the City Manager to tackle the problem of illegal dumping.

From TheJournal.ie Clare cracking down on illegal dumping Rubbish

Clare cracking down on illegal dumping

Three hefty fines were imposed by Ennis District Court last week as a result of fly-tipping and other illegal activities.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin council removes 48 street bins to deter illegal dumping Litterbugs

Dublin council removes 48 street bins to deter illegal dumping

A local Sinn Féin representative believes that most offenders simply can’t afford to pay domestic bin charges.

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