[Audio] “Sting operation” needed to tackle dogs dirt in City!

25th February 2014
By Bryan T. Smyth

It’s emerged that no one was prosecuted for the offence of dog fouling
in Cork City last year.

Councillors say the messy problem has gotten out of hand in the Cities
green areas,
, and there are calls for a “sting operation” to catch owners.

Under the Litter Pollution Act 1997 it is an offence to allow a dog under
your control to
foul a public place. Meaning, in practice, that an owner is supposed to
clean up after their animal.

But one one was prosecuted in 2013

Fianna Fail Cllr Terry Shannon wants a “sting operation”.
He say putting up signs on green areas isin’t working because…


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