Small Number Of Sites Behind Ennis’ Fall From Grace In Litter Survey

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Ennis Train and Bus Station was among a small number of sites behind Ennis’ fall from grace in the latest anti-litter league survey.

The final litter survey for all of 2018 by business group Irish Business Against Litter has found Ennis to be ‘Clean’, but the county town has slipped from 1st to 22nd place in the survey of 40 towns and cities.

The An Taisce report, commissioned by IBAL, says the town’s Train and Bus Station was by far the most heavily littered and that as well as scattered litter, there were areas of heavy accumulations, especially where the buses reverse to park.


The top ranking sites were Ennis Tourist Office & Franciscan Church, Roslevan Shopping Centre, O’Connell Street and the Market Square, Market Place and Lower Market Street areas, which were litter free and also well presented and maintained.

IBAL Spokesperson Conor Horgan has been telling Clare FM’s Fiona Cahill that despite the fall in rankings, there were positive results for the county town: