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Lord Mayor’s Anti-Litter Poster Project


Overall winner of the  Lord Mayor’s Anti-Litter Poster Project,organised by the Environment Directorate of Cork City Council  was Maria Cordero of St. Marie’s of the Isle, seen here with Noel Long Chief Litter Warden and Lord Mayor Cllr. Donal Counihan

The Lord Mayor, Councillor Donal Counihan, presented the prizes for the Lord Mayor’s Anti-Litter Poster Project, in the Millennium Hall on Wednesday 2nd April. The Lord Mayor addressed an invited audience of approximately 150 students, families and teachers.

Speaking in Irish and English the Lord Mayor congratulated the students and thanked their families and teachers for their support and encouragement. “Cork City Council spends over 7 million euro cleaning the city streets each year”, he said, “and while people’s attitude to littering have improved considerably, there is still a long way to go. We are looking to you, our young people, to continue to keep Cork a Beautiful City”.

The Lord Mayor also said that Cork City Council had again been chosen to promote and highlight the Gum Litter Taskforce 2008 Campaign, and he urged everybody, and especially young people, to dispose of their discarded gum properly.

The runners-up in the Competition were:

David Madden, St. Kevin’s: Roxy Piatek, St. Patrick’s: Martyna Mastowska, North Pres.:

Max Waterstone, St. Luke’s: and Zoe Seymour, Scoil Mhuire Banríon.

The overall winner was: Maria Cordero of St. Marie’s of the Isle.


Section of the lardge crowd present at the presentation.

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