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New bin collection days start across city

NEW rules on waste collections in Dublin will see an end to bin lorries clogging up roads in estates day after day.

The city has been split into six separate zones, and private waste collectors will only be able to operate in these zones on designated days from today.

Waste companies caught on the streets outside of these days will be liable for fines and prosecutions, and could lose their licence to operate.

More than 40,000 customers will have their bin collection day change as a result of the new system, which will be enforced by new by-laws.


Collections to the south of the city as far as Donnybrook, Terenure and Crumlin will now be carried out on Mondays, to the west areas as far as Ballyfermot and Cabra will be done on Tuesdays, and to the north in Glasnevin, Finglas and Santry the collections will be on Wednesdays.

Northeastern areas as far as Artane will be covered on Thursday, and on Friday the more northern areas of the city such as Coolock, Kilbarrack, Raheny, Darndale and Clonsaugh will be held on Fridays.

Householders in the city centre area will be able to avail of seven-day collections.