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#Illegal dumping

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There's been a 50% surge in requests to deal with illegal dumping in Dublin
# Lockdown Littering
# Lockdown Littering

There's been a 50% surge in requests to deal with illegal dumping in Dublin

Apr 30th 2020, 6:10 AM 19,238 Views 31 Comments

The authority called the increase “disappointing and unacceptable”.

Call for crackdown on contractors dumping waste at Ballyfermot site after council spends €500k on cleanup
# Traveller Accommodation
# Traveller Accommodation

Call for crackdown on contractors dumping waste at Ballyfermot site after council spends €500k on cleanup

Mar 8th 2020, 6:30 AM 38,744 Views 0 Comments

Dublin City Council has admitted there’s an “impasse” in dealing with the illegal dumping at Labre Park.

Map of legal waste collection companies launched in bid to tackle illegal dumping
# Illegal Dumping
# Illegal Dumping

Map of legal waste collection companies launched in bid to tackle illegal dumping

Nov 28th 2019, 5:31 PM 11,096 Views 11 Comments

Illegal dumping is a major problem for communities across the country.

€3 million in funding announced to help combat illegal dumping
# Dumping
# Dumping

€3 million in funding announced to help combat illegal dumping

Apr 1st 2019, 6:10 AM 12,093 Views 49 Comments

This year’s funding represents a 50% increase.

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

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

Jan 26th 2019, 7:04 PM 26,586 Views 25 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 24th 2019, 6:20 AM 29,579 Views 65 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 27th 2018, 9:00 PM 9,681 Views 27 Comments

Dublin City Council issued the most fines at 1465.

Man found guilty of manslaughter of Louth taxi driver
# Martin Mulligan
# Martin Mulligan

Man found guilty of manslaughter of Louth taxi driver

Oct 11th 2018, 4:15 PM 14,626 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 17th 2018, 12:05 AM 22,770 Views 48 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 14th 2018, 9:15 AM 13,605 Views 43 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 28th 2018, 7:30 AM 23,925 Views 40 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 21st 2017, 10:14 AM 22,552 Views 55 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 8th 2017, 8:45 AM 71,107 Views 67 Comments

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.

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

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

Aug 18th 2017, 12:13 PM 24,725 Views 66 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 9th 2017, 6:10 AM 9,551 Views 26 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 5th 2017, 7:30 AM 12,102 Views 54 Comments

Dumping is seen around parks in the city.

Drones are going to be used to tackle the 'scourge' of illegal dumping
# Eyes In The Sky
# Eyes In The Sky

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

Jun 24th 2017, 6:30 AM 7,517 Views 23 Comments

It will happen on a pilot basis.

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

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

Jun 19th 2017, 3:27 PM 18,516 Views 31 Comments

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

Toxic asbestos and large quantities of rubble discovered in popular Donegal beauty spot
# Glenveagh National Park
# Glenveagh National Park

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

Apr 3rd 2017, 3:33 PM 16,738 Views 12 Comments

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

Drones to be used in crackdown on illegal dumping
# Fly My Pretties
# Fly My Pretties

Drones to be used in crackdown on illegal dumping

Mar 11th 2017, 6:45 AM 9,329 Views 29 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 21st 2017, 6:17 PM 8,143 Views 29 Comments

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

Night vision CCTV to monitor illegal dumping hotspots in Wicklow mountains
# Fly Tipping
# Fly Tipping

Night vision CCTV to monitor illegal dumping hotspots in Wicklow mountains

Nov 1st 2016, 6:03 PM 11,916 Views 33 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 21st 2016, 12:57 PM 32,750 Views 63 Comments

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

Dublin city facing 40% rise in illegal dumping this year
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Dublin city facing 40% rise in illegal dumping this year

Aug 12th 2016, 4:07 PM 11,138 Views 60 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 12th 2016, 4:20 PM 25,474 Views 80 Comments

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

Dublin City Council posts CCTV images of people to stop illegal dumping
# Somebody's Watching You
# Somebody's Watching You

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

Apr 11th 2016, 3:30 PM 29,660 Views 46 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 1st 2014, 7:30 AM 16,092 Views 55 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 23rd 2014, 6:30 AM 29,505 Views 66 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 20th 2014, 4:50 PM 9,880 Views 50 Comments

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

Council can now challenge suspected illegal rubbish dumpers at their homes
# Dublin
# Dublin

Council can now challenge suspected illegal rubbish dumpers at their homes

Oct 10th 2013, 6:50 AM 7,266 Views 36 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 3rd 2013, 1:52 PM 6,595 Views 14 Comments

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

Strict new Dublin rubbish laws restrict collection times
# Waste Not
# Waste Not

Strict new Dublin rubbish laws restrict collection times

Jul 1st 2013, 10:38 AM 14,410 Views 25 Comments

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.

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

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

Jul 1st 2013, 6:45 AM 3,575 Views 23 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 29th 2013, 8:16 PM 14,893 Views 58 Comments

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.

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

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

May 7th 2013, 10:33 AM 12,881 Views 112 Comments

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

Dublin: Council tenants to prove they are dumping rubbish legally
# Illegal Dumping
# Illegal Dumping

Dublin: Council tenants to prove they are dumping rubbish legally

Apr 30th 2013, 12:02 PM 8,219 Views 46 Comments

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.

Bonfires 'being used to cover up illegal dumping'
# Illegal Dumping
# Illegal Dumping

Bonfires 'being used to cover up illegal dumping'

Apr 28th 2013, 8:45 AM 11,072 Views 39 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 22nd 2013, 6:45 AM 5,436 Views 29 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 12th 2013, 6:00 PM 13,570 Views 62 Comments

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

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