Spring Clean For Limerick

Hundreds of community groups from across Co Limerick are expected to participate in the 2010 Spring Clean Campaign, details of which were announced today.

Limerick County Council, in conjunction with An Taisce, is once again asking groups to register their planned clean up as part of the 12th annual National Spring Clean Campaign.

The local authority said today that organised clean ups will be held throughout the month of April and that the participation local community groups in Ireland's leading anti-litter initiative is paramount to its success.

It added that National Spring Clean is an ideal opportunity for communities to take responsibility for their local environment and to take action against litter.

Over 150 organisations from across Co Limerick participated in the 2009 campaign.

Sports clubs, TidyTowns organisations, businesses, schools, community development groups and Residents Associations from every corner of the County came together to undertake clean up their local areas.

Mary Killeen Fitzgerald of Limerick County Council's Environment section said: "Most participants see National Spring Clean campaign as a positive and fun way of coming together with their neighbours to ensure their road, estate, park, parish, village or community is cleaner.

"Participation in National Spring Clean is open to all, including individuals and community groups such as residents’ associations or Tidy Towns committees, development associations, sporting organisations, youth groups, schools and businesses."


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