Offaly Least Likely Place To Get A Litter Fine

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People in Offaly are the least likely in the country to pick up a litter fine.

Environmental group VOICE claim prosecutions for such offences is proving to be both ineffective and inadequate.

New research they’ve carried out shows nationally only 43% are ever paid – with just 1 in 4 complying in Westmeath, the lowest rate in the country.

Mindy O’Brien, the coordinator of VOICE, says costs may be putting off local authorities from prosecuting: