Congrats to Howth it has been ranked as the cleanest town in the country in the latest survey by the Irish Business Against Litter organisation.
The town has topped the organisation’s annual litter league ahead of Fermoy, Cavan, Sligo and Dungarvan.
The An Taisce report for Howth found the following:
Dublin Approach Road: Clean to European Norms. An excellent main approach road with wide grass verge on the right hand side. A disused site on the left, though unsightly, didnâ€™t harbour any litter.
Howth Main Street: Clean to European Norms. This was an excellent main street with attractive shops and signage.
Thormanby Approach Road: Clean to European Norms. (from Casana View to village). A very clean and fresh approach road into Howth. The overall presentation was excellent.
Howth Primary School: Clean to European Norms. (School surveyed from outside the grounds). This is a Green Flag School, which was in excellent condition. Playing areas, car parking and basketball courts etc. were all clear of litter. This was a very good site overall.â€?
full IBAL press release [pdf]