An ‘Anti-Litter Anti-Graffiti Grant’ of €19,000 has been given to Laois County Council for 2017.
The council will add some €8,000 more to the grant, in a 70/30 split.
The money will be spent on educating and raising awareness among the public about litter and graffiti.
The grant is part of a nationwide annual grant scheme by the Dept of Communications, Climate Action and Environment.
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