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Wednesday, 22nd March 2023

Volunteers needed for the Big Boyne Clean-up

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A group called The Boyne Rivers Trust and various other community and voluntary groups across Meath and Louth, are organising a clean-up day for the Boyne River catchment on Saturday April 1st and they are looking for volunteers to join them.

“We are meeting at six locations across the Boyne catchment and we would love if you could join us!” said a spokesperson. “We will provide all equipment, plus snacks and chats!” 

The clean-ups will take place in Mornington, Oldbridge, Slane, Navan and Trim from 11am-1pm. A clean-up in Drogheda will take place from 2pm-4pm.

For more information and to-sign up for your chosen location, please use the dedicated sign-up form at

Signing-up in advance will enable the organisers to prepare a volunteer clean-up pack for you on the day.

This event is being organised by the Boyne Rivers Trust in collaboration with Trim and Drogheda Tidy Towns, Wild About Navan, the Gaelic Woodland Project, Sonairte and Councillor Elaine McGinty. The Local Authority Waters Programme (LAWPRO) and Meath County Council are also supporting the initiative.

Aoife McGrath, Community Water Officer for Counties Meath, and Kildare said: “We hope that everybody with an interest in their local river will take part in this exciting clean-up event as part of National Spring Clean. Please sign-up and join us at your local meeting point.

“It promises to be a brilliant day and will enable you to connect with your local community, help protect your local environment and help restore your local waterbody. We are very much looking forward to welcoming you on the day and we hope that you will join us!”

For more information contact Aoife McGrath at Alternatively, you can find further information at

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