May Competition Winners

May 24th 2019

May Competition Winners

May 24th 2019 The winners of May’s Customer Loyalty draw are …. Congratulations to the following customers who received a voucher for a nights stay and dinner for two in the Knightsbrook Hotel, Trim, County Meath for entering the monthly household e-mail competition. All they had to do is open the e-mail!! Pamela from Bray, Co Wicklow Anthony from Chapeli...

Terenure 5 Mile

May 16th 2019

Terenure 5 Mile

May 16th 2019 Thorntons Recycling proudly sponsored the Terenure 5 Mile run on Sunday the 12th of May. The run took part around Terenure village and Bushy Park, Dublin 6. This year the race organisers hosted junior races before the event. Boys and Girls ran distances between 400m and 800m in groups of ages under 8’s, 14’s and 18’s separately....

Ashbourne Recycling Day – A Great Success!

May 9th 2019

Ashbourne Recycling Day – A Great Success!

May 9th 2019 The sun was shining on Saturday the 4th of May for the Annual Ashbourne Recycling Day. The event was organised by Councillor Joe Bonner. Over the years the support has grown from the community. This year we collected over 141 tonnes of materials from the public. Visitors to the site could avail of free compost with landscapers and gardeners ravin...

LauraLynn Heroes Ball

May 2nd 2019

LauraLynn Heroes Ball

May 2nd 2019 On Saturday the 27th of April we had the pleasure of attending our charity sponsors, LauraLynn‘s annual fundraising ball. The night took place in the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road, Dublin 4. It was a fantastic night celebrating the little heroes that are under LauraLynn’s care throughout the year. With Ireland Am’s presenter, A...

Annual Ashbourne Recycling Day

April 29th 2019

Annual Ashbourne Recycling Day

April 29th 2019 It’s that time again! The annual Ashbourne Recycling Day is taking place Saturday the 4th of May 2019. This day is hugely popular and allows the locals to start Spring cleaning! “To date we have recycled over 1,700 tonnes of general bulky household waste and approximately 350 tonnes of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) There is n...

Ballyfermot De La Salle GAA Club

April 26th 2019

Ballyfermot De La Salle GAA Club

April 26th 2019 Thorntons Recycling are delighted to be involved in the local community. We are the main sponsors of our local GAA team, Ballyfermot De La Salle. They recently held a colouring competition in all the schools in Ballyfermot, offering prizes to children in junior infants all the way up to 6th class. The prizes for the best coloured image of one of...

Happy Retirement Con!!

April 12th 2019

Happy Retirement Con!!

April 12th 2019 Today one of our longest serving REL truck drivers, Con Horgan, retires from Thorntons Recycling. Con has worked with the company for 23 years starting out as a skip driver. In his early years in the company he was given the nickname ‘Scrap Paddy’ as he used to transport all the recycled scrap metal from our Killeen Road depot in Dublin 10. ...

World Autism Awareness Day 2019

April 2nd 2019

World Autism Awareness Day 2019

April 2nd 2019 Today, the 2nd of April, we hosted a coffee morning for World Autism Awareness Day. Both management and staff took part in baking or buying delicious cakes to raise money for Social Circle. Social Circle is a  group set up by two mothers in Tallaght in 2014. The group provides activities for children with autism and their siblings, introducing th...

The Winner is…

March 30th 2019

The Winner is…

March 30th 2019 The winners of March’s Customer Loyalty draw are…. Congratulations to the following customers who won tickets to the Guinness Storehouse for entering the monthly household e-mail competition. All they had to do is open the e-mail!! Patricia from Tallaght, Dublin Elaine from Clondalkin, Dublin Kim from Tallaght, Dublin Inga from Clondalkin...

Down Syndrome Ireland’s Purple Run

March 21st 2019

Down Syndrome Ireland’s Purple Run

March 21st 2019 On Sunday the 24th of March, Down Syndrome will host their annual ‘Purple Run‘ in the Phoenix Park. This is the 4th year of the family friendly, fun run. The charity uses the phrase ‘Run with us, not for us’ as the event is a celebration of people with Down syndrome in Ireland. The participants have the choice to run, walk, or pus...