Welcome to the Southern Region Waste Management Website

Welcome to the SRWMO website

Establishing single-issue task groups

Fruit and veg in a bin

Working pro-actively with our local authority partners

Waste Bin at GVM mart

Co-ordinating the development and implementation of the Regional Waste Management Plan

Rubbish Skip

Proactively promoting prevention, minimisation, re-use and recycling of waste


The draft regional waste management plan for the Southern Region was launched on November 18th & public consultation runs from now...

The draft Regional Waste Management Plan for the Southern Waste Region alongside the SEA Environmental Report & Habitats Natura...

The Southern Waste Region is running a free Breakfast Workshop for Industry & Business on Wednesday 3rd...

Food Waste Prevention a Priority at the Chefs’ Table during Savour Kilkenny, Festival of Food

Savour Kilkenny,...


The Southern Region:

The Southern Region consists of the administrative areas of Carlow, Cork, Clare, Kerry, Kilkenny, Tipperary and Wexford County Councils, Limerick City and County Council, Waterford City and County Council and Cork City Council. The land area of the Region is approximately 29,589km2, which equates to about 42% of the total land area of the country.  Inland, the Region is bounded to the North by Counties Wicklow, Kildare, Laois, Offaly and Galway.  Coastal borders to the East, South and West comprise the Irish Sea, St. Georges Channel, the Celtic Sea and the Atlantic Ocean respectively.

The Southern Region is highly varied in terms of its landscape and waterways and creates an area of natural beauty making it a renowned tourist destination.  Tourism has become a major economic growth sector in general in the region.

The Role of the Southern Region Waste Management Office:

Philippa King

Philippa King, Regional Waste Coordinator:

Overall responsibility for managing the Regional Waste Management Office and ensuring that the Regional Waste Management Plan objectives and targets are delivered.

E-mail: philippa.king@limerick.ie

Phone: 061 496842

Margaret Murphy

Margaret Murphy, Regional Waste Minimisation Advisor:

Responsibility for promoting waste prevention and minimisation for industry & business in the Region through personal contact and through local and regional initiatives.

E-mail: margaret.murphy@srwmo.ie

Phone: 061 496843

Carol Sweetnam

Carol Sweetnam, Executive Scientist:

Key role in the preparation of the draft Waste Management Plan for the SWR, in particular the collation of waste statistics and preparation of relevant chapters. Also have role in the facilitation of partner Local Authorities to meet their responsibilities under the enforcement & historic landfill task groups committees set up under the Governance of SWR.

Currently participating in the European funded Regions for Recycling (R4R) project, on behalf of the region.

E-mail: carol.sweetnam@srwmo.ie

Phone: 061 496841

Pauline McDonogh

Pauline McDonogh, Waste Prevention Co-ordinator:

Responsibility for co-ordination of the Prevention activities at community, SME and household level. Pauline also has responsibility for the delivering projects funded by the EPA as part of the Local Authority Prevention Network.

E-mail: pauline.mcdonogh@srwmo.ie

Phone: 061 496844

Liam Bergin

Liam Bergin, Corporate Services, Southern Waste Region

Overall responsibility for managing the Corporate Services function of the Regional Waste Management Office and ensuring that the Regional Waste Management Plan objectives and targets are delivered.

E-mail: liam.bergin@tipperarycoco.ie

Phone: 067 44576

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Southern Region Waste Management Office,
Lissanalta House,
Co. Limerick.

Phone: 061 496 596
E-mail: info@srwmo.ie