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SEVERE ENFORCEMENT ACTION URGED AS LITTER EPIDEMIC CONTINUES

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5 Apr 2013 Comments Off on SEVERE ENFORCEMENT ACTION URGED AS LITTER EPIDEMIC CONTINUES

dumping, and the wanton littering of town streetscapes, countryside areas and main roads came under a highly critical spotlight at Tuesday’s meeting of Monaghan Co Council. During a briefing from Co Environmenal Officer Nial O’Connor on the implementation of the county’s Litter Management Plan, elected members gave full vent to their anger over the littering and dumping practices taking place across the county, with South Monaghan Fine Gael representative Aidan Murray branding the condition of some of the roads in his own electoral area “an absolute disgrace”. “We ...

DIRTY MONAGHAN

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5 Apr 2013 Comments Off on DIRTY MONAGHAN

For a county comprised of towns and villages that pride themselves on a strong sense of community, Monaghan people are astonishingly tolerant of the activities of the minority who blight our urban and rural environments with the pollution of litter and waste. The standards achieved annually by our participants in the Tidy Towns initiative communicate the level of hard work and commitment given voluntarily in the cause of creating and maintaining a clean living environment. While there is certainly some degree of competitive motivation powering these endeavours, the ...