Special meeting on how to tackle Japanese Knotweed taking place in Coolaney

If you are eager to tackle invasive species like Japanese Knotweed, a special meeting is taking place on the matter next week.

Japanese Knotweed can cause damage to concrete and even structural damage to homes.

Tackling it is costing County Councils in the region thousands of euro and yet this type of weed can still persist.

Fine Gael Councillor Dara Mulvey says it’s also costing Tidy Towns groups time and money: