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WEEE Ireland public collections will take place at the following venues:

6th June: Tesco Ballinamore, Leitrim 10am – 4pm

6th June: Pairc Sean Mac Diarmada, Carrick-on-Shannon, Leitrim 10am – 4pm

6th June: Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin 10am – 4pm

This service is free of charge, batteries and all household items and appliances with a plug/batteries can be handed over for recycling/safe disposal.

Don’t forget, you can bring these items to your local civic amenity recycling centre any time – click here to find a centre near you.

From the WEEE Ireland website


A public collection of old electrical and electronic goods and batteries will take place on the following dates in the locations detailed below.

9th May:  Tesco Celbridge, Kildare – 10am – 4pm

9th May: Tesco Maynooth, Kildare – 10am – 4pm

9th May: Naas Racecourse, Kildare – 10am – 4pm

16th May: Tesco Tullamore, Offaly – 10am – 4pm

Members of the public are encouraged to bring any old electrical or electronic goods or batteries to these days for recycling.  All old domestic electrical equipment and batteries will be accepted  free of charge for recycling – from large appliances (fridges, cookers, washing machines) to smaller items (such as toasters, kettles, stereos, TVs, tools, PCs and monitors) and batteries (such as AAs and car batteries).

Domestic waste, chemicals, paints, green waste, medicines or aerosols will not be accepted.

Saturday May 2nd has been declared National Swap Day as part of Irelands annual Ethical Fashion Week, Fashion Evolution, which has been running all this week (April 25th – May 2nd).  Now is your chance to gather up those fashions, books, CDs and knick knacks that have been gathering dust, and head along to one of the swaps listed here.


The Dublin Flea –  ‘a bizarre bazaar of vintage clothing, bric-a-brac and what nots in Dublin’s city centre’ – takes place on the last Sunday of every month, and their posters, which are specially designed just for the Flea, are available to buy for a measly 5 euros!  They are printed professionally on card and the money goes directly to the artist.


Abandoned Ireland is a personal project started in June 2008 by Tarquin Blake.  The website contains fascinating images of abandoned places all over Ireland – haunting, sad, and some downright creepy….

Dun Laoghaire Baths

Dun Laoghaire Baths

Abandoned Dwelling

Abandoned Dwelling

Haunted House

Haunted House

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July 2020