Fewer than a third of litter fines are paid in Kerry

Fewer than a third of litter fines issued by Kerry County Council in 2016 were paid.

Almost two million euro was spent on street cleaning by the local authority over the 12-month period.

66 litter fines were issued; 19 of those were paid.

There were 17 prosecutions with nine convictions.

The amount of reports of illegal dumping has dropped from 723 in 2015 to 634.