Clondalkin Tidy Towns slams vandalism of flower pots ahead of Clondalkin Festival

By Aura McMenamin

Clondalkin Tidy Towns have slammed vandals who have destroyed flower barrels in the village ahead of the Clondalkin Festival this weekend.

The volunteer led group shared images of the flower barrels on New Road with their contents dumped on the pavement.

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The local group said that the issue is ongoing, with plants and flowers being stolen from the barrels ijn recent times.

Writing on Facebook the group said: “Someone has been taking plants from some of the barrels over the last few weeks and to make matters worse, last night two barrels were actually stolen and the contents strewn all over the footpath on New Road.”

The group asked people to keep a keen eye and report the careless vandalism.

They said: “The barrels are a great feature in the village, enjoyed by lots and that we are asking people to keep an eye on them and tell us if they see anyone interfering with them to let us know or Clondalkin Garda Station.”

Anyone with information can contact Clondalkin Garda station on 01-6667600.

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