Drone footage could be used in battle against illegal dumping

A Leitrim Councillor says a new anti litter bill has the potential to finally end a pandemic that has destroyed large parts of the countryside.


New measures aimed at cracking down on illegal dumping could be on the way as a bill is due to come before the Seanad.


If enacted the bill would allow local authorities to use numerous methods to help identify culprits which would include drone footage.


Leitrim Fine Gael Councillor Sean McDermott says any assistance that can be given to Local Authorities would be helpful: