Gortadroma Waste & Recycling Centre

Due to Covid-19 (Coronavirus) concerns the operating hours at Gortadroma Waste & Recycling Centre have been reduced. The centre will open on Wednesday from 9am to 3pm, closing for lunchtime 1pm - 1.30pm.

A waste and recycling centre is in operation at the Gortadroma Landfill site which closed in 2014.

Waste Types Accepted

  • Black Bag Waste (Household Waste)
  • Bulky Waste - Mattresses, Beds, Sofas, Chairs,Tables, Carpets, Plastic Toys, Untreated Timber, Empty Plastic Drums & Containers

Waste Disposal Charges

  • Minimum charge - €20 per car
  • All other vehicles - Pay by weight
  • €240 per tonne inclusive of VAT @ 13.5%
  • We do not accept credit or laser cards

Recycling Items Accepted

  • Mixed Metals
  • Newspapers/Magazines
  • Tetrapacks
  • Plastic Bottles
  • Cardboard
  • Glass Bottles
  • Food Cans and Drink Cans
  • Textiles

Recycling Charges: €5 per car, €12 per car & trailer / light van.

The following materials are also accepted at Gortadroma:

Garden Waste (Hedge & Tree Clippings) - €40 Per Tonne
Large Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment (WEEE) i.e. Washing Machines, Cookers and Fridge / Freezers Only) - Free of Charge

Contact Information

Co. Limerick 
(approximately 5 miles from the village of Shanagolden)

Phone: +353 6982339

Opening Times

Wednesday - 9am to 3pm (closed for lunchtime 1pm - 1.30pm).

This service is provided by

Planning and Environmental Services Department

Phone +353 61 556000
Limerick City and County Council, Dooradoyle, Limerick V94 XF67