Galway city council is organising a disposal of bulky household waste for local residents next week.
On Saturday, August 17 a collection of bulky waste will take place at Ballybrit Racecourse from 8:15am to 1pm or until the service reaches maximum capacity.
The only items being accepted at this collection are mattresses, bed bases, dining sets, couches, armchairs and carpets.
There is an entrance fee of €5 and householders will be limited to a maximum of 4 items to dispose of.
This collection is for city residents only and people may be asked to produce proof of identity or address on the day the city council has said.
In addition, this tevent is strictly for household waste, no commercial or industrial waste will be accepted.