Listowel Town Council to retain refuse collection service

Listowel Town Council says they are not going to be pushed out of the refuse collection service by private operators. At last nights Town Council meeting members heard that 150 customers have opted to go with private companies since the introduction of the new bin-tag system last month. Cathaoirleach of Listowel Maria Gorman says they are going to stay in the service in order to avoid a monopoly by private companies. She says the council have a responsibility to the town.