THE month of June marks
the celebration of Clean Coasts’ 20th anniversary and
volunteers took part in clean up events across Donegal.
Thursday the 8th of June also marked the global
celebration of World Ocean Day, an initiative that
highlights the important role the ocean has for our life
and the planet.
The significance of community spirit in Clean Coasts
volunteers across Donegal this year and years prior
cannot be understated and over the past two decades,
groups nationwide have tirelessly worked towards the
preservation and conservation of our precious
coastlines, reminding us all of the vital role we play
in protecting our oceans.
In honour of the international day coinciding with their
birth-month, Clean Coasts gifted a number of volunteers
who registered for World Ocean Day with free clean up
Almost 350 volunteers in Donegal collected over 2 tonnes
of litter at 22 clean ups held both on land and by the
coast by groups of all sizes, from individuals to
households, community groups and sport groups. Clean
Coasts held a number of public events in Inishowen,
including at the shores of Lough Foyle with Moville Tidy Towns.