Broken toys and furniture dumped at charity shop

Six bin bags of broken toys and furniture were dumped outside of The Irish Wheelchair Association’s Charity Shop in Letterkenny. The staff noticed the bags placed at the front door on arrival to work but on inspection soon realised the items inside were unfit for donation. Speaking to the Donegal News, Taryn DeVere from The […]

Donegal first for rubbish bag headache

A DONEGAL businessman has introduced a new pay-as-go household waste disposal service as part of ongoing efforts to combat illegal dumping. The portable pay-to-use waste compactor for household waste and recycling opened earlier this week at the Texaco Service Station in Ardara. “Having a facility like this means that there’s one less excuse for people […]

Dumping in Conwal cemetery causing offence

HOUSEHOLD waste and electrical appliances have been dumped alongside graves in Conwal Cemetery and is causing upset for people visiting the resting place of loved ones. The rubbish has been discarded inside the main entrance to the burial ground, in and around a large skip provided by Donegal County Council for the proper disposal of […]

Frustration grows over dumping in Gaoth Dobhair

THE COMMUNITY in Derrybeg has been left frustrated again over dumping at the local Bring Bank. Boxes full of rubbish were left beside the banks despite Donegal County Council confirming that the Litter Warden is monitoring the site on a weekly basis because of the ongoing problem. A spokesperson for the Council said: “The Mobile […]

‘Spring Clean’ month fast approaching

DONEGAL County Council is appealing to individuals and community groups to take part in this year’s annual National Spring Clean, which runs from April 1 to April 30.