National Clean-up in Clane 2015

A big thanks to everyone who helped in the National Clean-Up day event held on March 21st last. The enthusiastic volunteers tackled several areas including:


An empty skip at the start of the day

  • The River Liffey – thanks to Clane Trout and Salmon Anglers Association
  • The old entrance to Abbeylands
  • The field beside Lidl
  • The Celbridge Road
  • Parts of Capdoo Lane
  • The Ballynagappagh Road
  • Loughanure Commons
  • Nancy’s Lane

Between them they managed to fill a full roll-on skip of rubbish kindly hosted for us by Joe Campbell. Other trailer loads of rubbish were collected from the ditches of Clane and deposited in large skips in Rathcoffey.

It is disappointing that this volume of rubbish is still being dumped in and around our village, but our sincere thanks to everyone who helped tackle this issue on the day, and to the Tir na Mona network for a delicious lunch and for coordinating the broader countryside clean-up in this part of County Kildare.


Cleaning up the Old Abbeylands Entrance


Cllr Padraig McEvoy with the rubbish collected from Nancy’s Lane


Clane Trout and Salmon Angler’s Association collected this material from the Liffey


Some of the rubbish collected by the end of the day