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Gormley tries to turn tide on rubbish

Published 01/06/2010 | 05:00

SOME would say Minister John Gormley would be better spending his time clearing out the trash from Government Buildings and our banks.

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But yesterday the Environment Minister was gathering rubbish on Dollymount Strand as part of the launch of the Coca-Cola Clean Coast Week.

"Our fantastic sandy beaches, cliffs, harbours and piers, are a source of great beauty. Ensuring they remain beautiful is something for which we all must take responsibility," he said.

A number of family events, including coastal walks and sand castle competitions, are being held at beaches around the country. Find out more at www.cleancoastproject.org

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