Councillors want to name and shame litterers

Donegal County Councilors have agreed that a name and shame policy and stiffer fines are the only way to tackle the issue of littering and illegal dumping.

The issue was raised by Councilor Patrick McGowen with claims that the littering problem in Donegal has never been worsed.

He says the level of anger amongst elected representatives was unpresidented:


Meanwhile Fianna Fail Councillor Dessie Larkin launched a scathing attack on the Minister for the Enviroment John Gormley.

The says the green party leader has failed in his role and has lost any support he had with the country's councils: