Ballynagran dump the worst in Ireland

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The dump site at Ballynagran is the worst in Ireland according to a report released by the Environmental Protection Agency.

According to the report, the dump received 140 complaints in 2013 which makes it the most complained about dump in the country.

The majority of complainants compared the smell at the dump to the smell of rotten eggs. They also said that flies was a problem, particularly in the summer.

In total 500 complaints were made about dumps nationwide but the Wicklow site was by far the worst.

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