MORE than thirty students from Loreto Secondary School in Letterkenny put their concern for the town’s environment into action last Thursday and went clearing the streets of rubbish with some of the Tidy Towns team. Organiser Neil Brockley told the Donegal News that the 35 students volunteered to do a litter pick with the team. “They were great. They […]
Donegal beaches ranked as ‘littered’
LITTER is on the rise, according to the latest findings of annual nationwide survey by Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL). Findings released this week show Bundoran Beach was deemed as ‘littered’, while Killybegs Harbour was found to be ‘moderately littered’. No beaches or harbours in Donegal fell under the categories of heavily littered or clean […]
Donegal had the most coastal clean ups in Ireland
Donegal had the highest number of volunteer beach clean-ups nationally during the Coca Cola Clean Coasts week, which ran last month from June 2 until June 11. 135 registered beach cleanups took place throughout Ireland, with 22 taking place around the coastal area’s of Donegal. This included the 10 mile Wild Atlantic Way Coastal Clean-up […]
‘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.
Council to ‘ratchet up’ action against illegal dumpers
DONEGAL County Council is to take a “harder line” as well as “ratchet up” the number of legal actions it takes against illegal dumpers.
€27k grant for county council under anti-litter and graffiti scheme
DONEGAL County Council is to receive €27,000 under the 2013 Anti-Litter and Anti-Graffiti Awareness Grant Scheme.