Farm plastic collection dates announced

It’s time to gather up your silage wrap because a special collection of plastic takes place in County Roscommon in coming weeks.             The collection for the Elphin area will take place in Lishugh on April 23rd. In the Roscommon area, the collection will take place at Roscommon Mart on April 24th. The venue for Ballaghaderreen is Connacht Gold car park on May 1st, while Tisrara Community Sports Park is the venue for the Athlone area collection on April 25th.             The collections take place from 9 am to 9 pm. A pre-filled liner will cost €55, while loose plastic or fertiliser bags will be accepted and bagged on site using Farm Relief Service bin and liner system at a cost of €70 per full liner. Each liner will hold about 200 wraps. Free liner for 2007/2008 plastic with every full liner accepted. The minimum charge is €30 and payment is strictly on the day. For further information, call Richard O’Dowd at FRS Network, Elphin Street, Boyle on (086) 2521699 or (071) 96 62781.