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Ireland’s local authorities, funded by the Department of Communications, Climate Action and the Environment (DCCAE), have joined forces to highlight and address the reports of increases in illegal dumping, since the introduction of Covid-19 related restrictions just over six weeks ago.
The spewing of raw sewage in an area of special conservation has been condemned by local Fianna Fáil Councillor, Aengus O’Rourke.
An East Galway TD has welcomed the launch of a new interactive map identifying all legal waste collection companies in Galway, in order to further tackle illegal dumping.
A Fine Gael local representative has called upon the Environment and Housing sections of Westmeath County Council to commence the process of routine calls to both local authority and private houses requesting proof of waste disposal. Cllr. John Dolan was addressing the Council Chamber during the monthly meeting of Athlone Moate Municipal District.
The planned N5 Turlough to Westport road, expected to cost €241 million, should be scrapped, and that money instead invested into cycling and greenway infrastructure, bus networks, and rail services throughout Connacht.
Illegal dumping in Galway city and county will only be effectively combatted if the Government increases funding under its own Enforcement Measures Grant, a local TD has said.
Residents of the Ashdale/Woodlands Grove estates have expressed their immense dissatisfaction with the level of illegal dumping in their locality, following a united clean up this past weekend.
Independent Councillor Terry O’Flaherty has called on Galway City Council to take action against a small number of householders who refuse to pay for domestic waste collections and dump their refuse instead in local alleyways and green spaces.
The Galway City Council has been accused of "apathy" and a "lack of action" over the issue of illegal dumping, with a local election candidate claiming that such dumping is "spiralling out of hand".