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Illegal dumping has increased by up to 25% in some pockets of the city since the Government announced a lockdown at the end of last month.

Cork City Council is asking the public, particularly in this time of national health emergency, to dispose of their waste and refuse in a responsible manner.

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All licenced kerbside refuse collectors are deemed an essential service by the Government and continue to operate their full regular service.

In addition, the City Council would like to remind patrons that Kinsale Road Civic Amenity Site continues to operate a full regular service accepting refuse and recyclable material.

Cork City Council litter wardens also continue to operate and will issue litter fines where instances of illegal dumping take place. Fines of up to €150.00 are payable or prosecution in the District Court.


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