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A former mayor of Sligo and council chairman says fines, prosecutions and court convictions are what’s now needed to deal with the growing problem of dog fouling in public areas. Cllr Tom MacSharry says it’s become a massive issue and he says local authorities must start using the legislation that…

Sligo County Council have begun using stencils along footpaths warning walkers not to allow their dogs to foul on the path. The motion was raised in the council by Fianna Fail Councillor Keith Henry during the summer, with the aim of it being rolled out county wide as soon as…

Dog fouling is now a serious problem in many parts of Sligo town. This week’s meeting of the municipal district of the county council heard of complaints from a number of areas, including near schools where parents and children walk and push buggies. Sinn Fein Councillor Chris MacManus raised the…

The Tidy Towns in Bundoran says many people do not KNOW that they SHOULD clean up after their dog. The committee has launched a campaign to increase awareness on dog-fouling and to encourage people to pick up after their animal. Posters will be displayed in businesses, free “poop bags” will…

Bundoran Tidy Towns volunteer committee has launched a campaign to prevent dog fouling around the seaside town. Posters will be displayed in businesses, free “poop bags” will be given from the tourist office, Supervalu and from dispensers located along popular walking routes, and there will also be an online campaign…