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# clean-up - Yesterday’s News

Opinion: 'The litter-picker was in the post. I was snookered'

Opinion: 'The litter-picker was in the post. I was snookered'

Sat 7:30 AM 35,626 Views 33 Comments

Rory McNab shares his newfound love of collecting litter along Dublin’s Grand Canal, which has provided an unexpected pick-me-up in lockdown.

# clean-up - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Wales 'sent clips' to World Rugby over scrummaging errors ahead of Ireland showdown
# Clean Up
From The42
# Clean Up

Wales 'sent clips' to World Rugby over scrummaging errors ahead of Ireland showdown

Feb 6th 2020, 10:00 PM 22,831 Views 11 Comments

Wayne Pivac’s side conceded three scrum penalties in their win over Italy.

# clean-up - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

'A blight on the countryside': Minister pledges money to clean up thousands of tyres dumped around Ireland
# Illegal Dumping
# Illegal Dumping

'A blight on the countryside': Minister pledges money to clean up thousands of tyres dumped around Ireland

Aug 9th 2017, 6:10 AM 9,513 Views 26 Comments

Latest estimates from local authorities suggest there are more than 750,000 tyres dumped around the country.

# clean-up - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Local councils are getting help to rid dog poo from our streets
# Dog Mess
# Dog Mess

Local councils are getting help to rid dog poo from our streets

May 11th 2017, 6:03 AM 17,719 Views 29 Comments

Not picking up after your dog can land you with a fine of up to €150.

# clean-up - Monday 1 May, 2017

Photos: Litter-picking turf-war at Blessington Lakes leaves locals frustrated
# Baltinglass
# Baltinglass

Photos: Litter-picking turf-war at Blessington Lakes leaves locals frustrated

May 1st 2017, 10:00 AM 28,306 Views 53 Comments

Wicklow County Council refuses to pick up rubbish collected by locals from ESB land around Blessington Lakes.

# clean-up - Monday 24 April, 2017

Church of Scientology cleaning up needles on Dublin's Sheriff Street
# Inner City
# Inner City

Church of Scientology cleaning up needles on Dublin's Sheriff Street

Apr 24th 2017, 12:01 AM 29,882 Views 95 Comments

The church has said it was welcomed by locals when volunteers visited recently to plant flowers.

# clean-up - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Anti-graffiti campaign tells kids not to 'damage their futures by damaging property'
# Think Don't Tag
# Think Don't Tag

Anti-graffiti campaign tells kids not to 'damage their futures by damaging property'

Mar 2nd 2017, 12:35 PM 14,553 Views 61 Comments

Dublin City Council is launching a new campaign – aimed at school children – to highlight that tagging is not cool… and illegal.

# clean-up - Thursday 16 June, 2016

The Irish fans didn't stop the party even when cleaning up after themselves
# Clean Up
From The Daily Edge
# Clean Up

The Irish fans didn't stop the party even when cleaning up after themselves

Jun 16th 2016, 8:47 AM 6,833 Views 3 Comments

Clean up you boys in green.

# clean-up - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

The clear-out continues as Fifa sacks secretary general
# FIFA
From The42
# FIFA

The clear-out continues as Fifa sacks secretary general

Jan 13th 2016, 9:58 AM 2,080 Views 5 Comments

Jerome Valcke has been dismissed with immediate effect following allegations of corruption.

# clean-up - Sunday 23 August, 2015

This is how you can block those annoying Candy Crush invites on Facebook
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

This is how you can block those annoying Candy Crush invites on Facebook

Aug 23rd 2015, 11:00 AM 14,517 Views 12 Comments

And anything else that happens to annoy you.

# clean-up - Sunday 14 June, 2015

Smartphone getting a little dirty? Here's how to clean it the right way
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

Smartphone getting a little dirty? Here's how to clean it the right way

Jun 14th 2015, 11:00 AM 30,945 Views 19 Comments

Without damaging it, of course.

# clean-up - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Like swimming in Ireland? The bathing water is classified as 'poor' in these locations...
# Beneath The Waves
# Beneath The Waves

Like swimming in Ireland? The bathing water is classified as 'poor' in these locations...

Apr 21st 2015, 8:09 AM 35,340 Views 65 Comments

Irish Water is pledging to clean up seven of our least tempting bathing areas.

# clean-up - Friday 3 April, 2015

Limerick has just given itself a deep clean
# Minty Fresh
# Minty Fresh

Limerick has just given itself a deep clean

Apr 3rd 2015, 2:47 PM 16,590 Views 19 Comments

Paul O’Connell led the charge as the county gave itself a Good Friday makeover.

# clean-up - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Behind the doors of Ireland's hoarders: 'We had to take the door off to get in'
# Lot Of Cleaning
# Lot Of Cleaning

Behind the doors of Ireland's hoarders: 'We had to take the door off to get in'

Mar 8th 2015, 5:30 PM 32,152 Views 20 Comments

‘There was one house where the man who lived there would collect the neighbours rubbish and bring it into his house.’

# clean-up - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Complaining about your job? These guys clean up after murder scenes and drug dens
# Forensic Cleaning
# Forensic Cleaning

Complaining about your job? These guys clean up after murder scenes and drug dens

Feb 28th 2015, 8:30 PM 27,792 Views 21 Comments

‘Most people say thank you so much for a brilliant job – but we hope we never see you again.’

# clean-up - Friday 2 January, 2015

Rubbish dumping still a problem around the last remaining flats in Ballymun
# Flytipping
# Flytipping

Rubbish dumping still a problem around the last remaining flats in Ballymun

Jan 2nd 2015, 5:57 PM 12,975 Views 41 Comments

They are set for demolition in June of this year.

# clean-up - Thursday 9 October, 2014

GoPro hoovering is surprisingly mesmerising
# Vroom
From The Daily Edge
# Vroom

GoPro hoovering is surprisingly mesmerising

Oct 9th 2014, 11:51 AM 2,125 Views 1 Comment

Bye bye crisps.

# clean-up - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Need an easier way to free up space on your Mac? Give this a shot
# Clean Up
# Clean Up

Need an easier way to free up space on your Mac? Give this a shot

Sep 30th 2014, 12:41 PM 8,674 Views 16 Comments

Should you find other similar tools for Mac a little too advanced, Disk App’s minimalist design could be better suited to your needs.

# clean-up - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Microsoft begins cleaning up the Windows store by removing 1,500 fake apps from it
# Clean Up
# Clean Up

Microsoft begins cleaning up the Windows store by removing 1,500 fake apps from it

Aug 28th 2014, 2:35 PM 7,296 Views 11 Comments

The company promises to remove more apps which mislead users and crack down on fake and scam apps.

# clean-up - Sunday 27 July, 2014

How to speed up your computer without spending a cent
# Clean Up
# Clean Up

How to speed up your computer without spending a cent

Jul 27th 2014, 5:00 PM 42,852 Views 53 Comments

Because we can’t all be spending hundreds on new hard drives and laptops.

# clean-up - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Someone vandalised Molly Malone's cleavage...
# Alive Alive No
# Alive Alive No

Someone vandalised Molly Malone's cleavage...

Jul 23rd 2014, 12:25 PM 30,130 Views 70 Comments

Molly had only made her comeback in Dublin’s city centre last Friday.

# clean-up - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Toxic dump in Cork to be turned into park
# Parklife
# Parklife

Toxic dump in Cork to be turned into park

Jun 22nd 2014, 10:45 AM 13,170 Views 23 Comments

The East Tip at Haulbowline will get a €40 million clean up.

# clean-up - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Aaron McKenna: A citizen’s guide to fighting the scourge of cable ties left on lamp posts
# Clean Up
# Clean Up

Aaron McKenna: A citizen’s guide to fighting the scourge of cable ties left on lamp posts

May 24th 2014, 8:10 AM 425 Views 27 Comments

Political hopefuls call for better public spaces, clean streets, motherhood and apple pie – but many are happy to leave their campaigning rubbish about.

# clean-up - Sunday 2 February, 2014

9 telltale signs you've been putting off the cleaning for too long
# Spring Clean
From The Daily Edge
# Spring Clean

9 telltale signs you've been putting off the cleaning for too long

Feb 2nd 2014, 1:00 PM 30,869 Views 23 Comments

Someone’s got to do it.

# clean-up - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Technology saving major works in National Gallery
# Preserve Us
# Preserve Us

Technology saving major works in National Gallery

Jan 11th 2014, 10:15 AM 5,402 Views 3 Comments

Priceless art collection preserved for future through latest conservation methods.

# clean-up - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Local authorities will outline priorities for storm repair funding
# Clean Up
# Clean Up

Local authorities will outline priorities for storm repair funding

Jan 7th 2014, 7:31 PM 10,041 Views 12 Comments

The response to the storms will first be assessed by local authorities before a preliminary report is then brought to Government next week.

# clean-up - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

Just a handful of homes still offline after storm, but UK dealing with severe flooding and power cuts
# Storm Watch
# Storm Watch

Just a handful of homes still offline after storm, but UK dealing with severe flooding and power cuts

Dec 25th 2013, 10:53 AM 7,241 Views 4 Comments

ESB crews have been out overnight reconnecting customers. In the UK — there’s tens of thousands without power, and three severe flood warnings remain in place.

# clean-up - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Wikipedia 'edit-a-thon' tries to increase representation of women there
# Edit
# Edit

Wikipedia 'edit-a-thon' tries to increase representation of women there

Oct 19th 2013, 5:30 PM 5,649 Views 7 Comments

Many high-profile women from the science, tech, engineering and maths fields have little or no profile on the contributor-generated online encyclopaedia.

# clean-up - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Creating culture amidst the rubbish in Temple Bar's lanes
# Clean Up
# Clean Up

Creating culture amidst the rubbish in Temple Bar's lanes

Sep 7th 2013, 8:30 PM 22,707 Views 45 Comments

How the Icon Factory is battling waste. Also – can Temple Bar’s lanes be reclaimed? A new project aims to do just that.

# clean-up - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Major clean-up underway at flooded Letterkenny hospital
# Donegal
# Donegal

Major clean-up underway at flooded Letterkenny hospital

Jul 27th 2013, 11:38 AM 6,514 Views 10 Comments

The Emergency Department remains closed and patients are being diverted to two other hospitals.

# clean-up - Monday 24 June, 2013

Local authorities given €900k to clean up graffiti and litter
# Litter
# Litter

Local authorities given €900k to clean up graffiti and litter

Jun 24th 2013, 7:34 PM 4,268 Views 32 Comments

Phil Hogan also published a report that showed the number of areas deemed to be litter-free in 2012 is at the highest levels ever achieved.

# clean-up - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Shell confirms superstorm Sandy triggers oil spill
# Sandy
# Sandy

Shell confirms superstorm Sandy triggers oil spill

Nov 1st 2012, 3:20 PM 9,150 Views 4 Comments

Company doesn’t specify amount of oil spilled but says it is located off New York City.

# clean-up - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Cork councils to receive €700,000 for flood clean-up
# Floods
# Floods

Cork councils to receive €700,000 for flood clean-up

Jul 26th 2012, 11:49 AM 1,629 Views 2 Comments

Three councils will receive the funding to help clean up the city and county after last month’s flooding.

# clean-up - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Mud and more mud: Flood clean-up begins (Pics)
# Floods
# Floods

Mud and more mud: Flood clean-up begins (Pics)

Jun 28th 2012, 1:35 PM 14,537 Views 15 Comments

Water has been pumped from many of the areas affected by today’s flooding, leaving in its wake mud, debris and damaged businesses.

# clean-up - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

Threats of EU fine prompts clean-up of toxic Cork dump
# Haulbowline
# Haulbowline

Threats of EU fine prompts clean-up of toxic Cork dump

Jan 3rd 2012, 5:43 PM 2,762 Views 8 Comments

The dump at the former Irish Steel plant at Haulbowline Island – featuring toxic waste – is to be cleaned up by 2014.

# clean-up - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Police probe: No evidence that Mark Duggan fired at officers
# London Riots
# London Riots

Police probe: No evidence that Mark Duggan fired at officers

Aug 9th 2011, 5:58 PM 2,215 Views 13 Comments

Ballistic tests indicate that a handgun found at the scene of Duggan’s death had NOT been fired.

BlackBerry website hacked by anti-police 'hacktivist' group
# London Riots
# London Riots

BlackBerry website hacked by anti-police 'hacktivist' group

Aug 9th 2011, 5:34 PM 952 Views 2 Comments

BlackBerry’s manufacturer said it would allow police to access BlackBerry Messenger posts – and got hacked in return.

London mayor Johnson brandishes a broom on the streets of the city
# London Riots
# London Riots

London mayor Johnson brandishes a broom on the streets of the city

Aug 9th 2011, 4:15 PM 2,201 Views 7 Comments

The mayor was heckled as he visited the Clapham Junction area. Meanwhile shops and businesses across London have stayed closed or shut early this afternoon.

# clean-up - Sunday 3 July, 2011

Crude oil spills into Yellowstone River after pipe rupture
# Oil Spill
# Oil Spill

Crude oil spills into Yellowstone River after pipe rupture

Jul 3rd 2011, 2:50 PM 800 Views 2 Comments

Hundreds of barrels worth of oil flood 25 miles downstream in Montana river as ExxonMobile pipeline springs leak beneath riverbed.