Hollywood star disgusted at amount of illegal dumping in Wicklow

Dumping in County Wicklow is on a daily basis, but when “Transformers” star Jack Reynor made it known, people started to take notice.

The Valleymount man was out for a walk with his fiancee Madeline Mulqueen in Glen Ding wood, Blessington when he came across litter and graffiti, the star took to twitter to vent his anger and look for help cleaning up the area.

Jack posted a video and message on Twitter which said ”

“So we’re out spending our afternoon up in Glen Ding just outside Blessington cleaning up all these cans and bottles and stuff that are lying around, which is pretty disgusting, that somebody else has left here.

“And we were out for a bit of a stroll and we found all this and it’s really horrible, so we’re clearing it up.”

Hethen shared his location and asked locals keen to clean up to join him and his fiancee Madeline Mulqueen and help get rid of the rubbish.

What Jack may not realise is there is an epidemic of fly tipping and general litter problems in the Garden County, the new area of the national park in north county Wicklow and south county Dublin has become a hot spot for dumping.

Over 300 used tyres have been dumped  and removed from Piperstown, Cunard area in September on just 2 occasions – 6-sept and yesterday (27th of September).

Ian Davis of the PURE Project was on hand to help the couple out and dispose of the litter after he heard of the couples plight.

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