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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# clean coasts

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# clean coasts
The winning photographs from this year's Love Your Coast competition
The Love Your Coast photography competition has been running for 13 years, and invites submissions across five categories.
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# fatbergs
Don't pour fats and oils from your Christmas turkey down sink due to fatberg risk, campaign urges
Irish Water said that thousands of fatbergs are cleared from the wastewater network each year.
# big beach clean
This initiative is calling for people to clean up marine litter from Irish coasts this weekend
Events for the Big Beach Clean 2019 are happening around the country this weekend.
# think before you pour
Avoiding fatbergs: Why pouring turkey oils and greases down the sink is a terrible idea
Irish Water and Clean Coasts are urging people not to pour the oil from their Christmas turkey down the sink.
# plastic problem
Wet wipes and sanitary products cause over 500 sewage blockages every month
The problem costs €7 million per year to address.
# Put it in the bin
Forget the selfie, take a trashy pic at the beach this weekend instead
People are being asked to spend a couple of minutes picking up rubbish today.
# i'm gasping
These stunning scenes of Ireland's coastline might well make you gasp
Hooray for beaches, cliffs and castles.