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Donegal man cleans up in Raphoe 04.09.20

DONEGAL County Council have praised the remarkable voluntary work carried out by Christy Murray, a local man in Raphoe who has been undertaking a massive clean-up operation since March of this year. Mr Murray took on the huge task of clearing the roadsides of litter on the approaches to Raphoe.
One special project he took on was to clean a small wooded area just outside the town. Some of the litter and rubbish removed from this area was up to 70 years old. This week the Council's Litter Warden, Mobile Litter Unit and the Roads Section ensured that all the waste collected by Christy over the past six months was removed from the site. A total of four tonnes of waste including 347 bags of litter was collected by Christy over this time.
Christy Murray, pictured front centre, who carried out a remarkable clean-up of a wooded area just outside Raphoe.
The community spirit shown by Christy in improving his locality for the community as a whole is a shining example of the spirit shown by volunteers throughout the county on a daily basis.  Donegal County Council wish to also thank the 5,500 volunteers in community groups and Tidy Towns Committees in Donegal who work tirelessly in collaboration with the Council in our journey to ensuring that Donegal is the cleanest and greenest county in Ireland.
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