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An Unbelievable Amount Of Rubbish Was Left Behind At Slane

By Kiara Keane

June 11, 2019 at 2:40pm

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Concertgoers at Slane Castle left a shocking amount of litter behind after the show on Saturday night.

Metallica played an incredible set to a sold-out crowd of 75,000 people, which sadly resulted in thousands of plastic cups being discarded.

In photos shared in the aftermath of the gig, a sea of plastic pint glasses, abandoned ponchos and other bits of rubbish can be seen lying on the grass in front of the stage.

My Waste Ireland also shared the photos and commented, ‘We were sent these images of the aftermath and are in shock.

'This needs to stop, a deposit refund scheme needs to be put in place at all large outdoor events.’

Metallica made headlines this week after it was announced that they had donated a massive €35,000 to the Capuchin Day Centre in Dublin, as well as another €35,000 to Childline over the weekend.

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