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Illegal waste dumped in Co Louth laneway

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Gardaí are next a “definite line of inquiry” soon after up to 30 tonnes of squander was illegally dumped down a place laneway in Co Louth.

The lorry thought to have been utilized to transportation the garbage to the secluded site has been seized by gardaí who arrived on the scene as the squander staying dumped.

It included domestic and builders’ garbage, estimated to be in the area of 25 to 30 tonnes.

The lorry has been taken to a protected area for a technical examination.

The alleged driver of the lorry fled across nearby fields but in spite of no arrests getting designed so considerably, gardaí said they are subsequent a definite line of inquiry.

The lane, off the Doyle’s Fort Road, Dundalk, has now been sealed off by Louth County Council and the elimination and correct disposal of the waste will begin future 7 days by possibly council team or contractors.

The incident occurred all over 8.30pm very last night time.

Garda Superintendent Gerry Curley of Dundalk Garda Station confirmed an investigation is below way.

“We are functioning on determining who is liable,” he mentioned.

The dumping has been condemned by local Sinn Féin TD Ruairi O’Murchu.

“It is utterly reprehensible,” he explained. “We have experienced a enormous volume of voluntary organisation like Tidy Towns and residents’ associations performing amazing perform and it is completely undermined by actions like this.”

The area has now been sealed off by Louth County Council personnel.

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