World Cleanup Day marked in Dublin City

This Year’s World Cleanup Day which took place on the 21st September saw an increased number of volunteers who gathered to rescue Dublin from waste.

Ireland’s Cleanup Day was organised by Junior Chamber International, a global network of young leaders and entrepreneurs, partnered with Smurfit Kappa and Dublin City Council.

During this annual event, people all around the world stand up against the global waste issue.

This years Irish Cleanup Day started at Mountjoy Square Park and focused on the Northside of Dublin city.

All the volunteers were provided with essential materials such as gloves, hi-vis vests and litter pickers.

After cleaning up most of North Dublin, volunteers were invited to free gathering at the Blue Fire Street Fest in Smithfield Square.

The gathering was an open intercultural art festival, aiming to promote social integration among the people of Dublin across various cultural backgrounds.

The festival featured ‘Global Village’ craft market, food stalls and ‘Healthy and Harmony’ wellbeing fair, together with performing art, tents and music.

People were also invited to engage into various talks, workshops and dance classes, with the finale of night time projection event.

World Cleanup Day is not simply about cleaning up waste, it is also about uniting the global community, raising awareness and making the planet cleaner and healthier.

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