Council Removes Over 45 Tonnes Of Waste From Site In Donegal

Donegal County Council have removed over 45 tonnes of waste from a scenic site at Brinaleck, Meenaclady in Gaoth Dobhair.

The clean-up operation by the council and local development group Coiste Forbartha Chnoc Folahas was undertaken as part of the national Anti-Dumping Initiative.

After the removal of soil and stone, the site has now been landscaped and boulders have been placed along it to stop flytipping in the future.

Michael McGarvey, Director of Service with Donegal County Council, said: "Anti-dumping signage has been erected and CCTV signage will be erected in the coming days. This site will be monitored on an ongoing basis and anyone caught dumping rubbish here will be pursued by the Council.

"This type of dumping is a serious blight on our landscape and the work done by local communities and Council staff to clean up these sites is tremendous. It is still hard to understand how anyone can dump rubbish in such a beautiful place. The Council is fully committed to pursuing any individual who is caught dumping litter or rubbish in this way."


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