The IBAL 2009 results were published this week – IBAL is the Irish Business Against Litter. Certain towns are checked for litter during the year by An Taisce on behalf of IBAL . All towns in Ireland of over 6,000 inhabitants are now covered by the Anti Litter League . Sixty towns in all were surveyed – the best town (cleanest) was Wexford
Top Ten Cleanest Towns 2009
5 Dun Laoghaire
Two towns came out as the worst in the survey this year – they were Mallow and Athlone – both were classed as Litter Blackspots.
Arklow was the the third worst – classed as Seriously Littered .
Other towns that did badly (classed as littered)
46 Dublin City
47 Cork City
48 Limerick City
52 Waterford City