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Fancy your own 'nee-naw'? 05.09.12

EVER wanted your very own fire engine? What about a snow plough or gritter in case of another Arctic Irish winter? A council has embarked on a massive sell-off of obsolete vehicles, redundant machinery and scrap metal in a bid to create space and raise cash for the local authority. Donegal County Councilís sale includes six fire engines, six lorries; six pick-up trucks; seven vans; one tractor; 10 gritters; three vintage rollers; snowploughs and various items of scrap metal. Some vehicles are more than 20 years old and and include Ford, Scania and Mercedes models.
One of the six fire engines being sold off by Donegal County Council. To view the yard sale catalogue click here .
A council spokeswoman said: "The vast majority of machinery and vehicles for sale are no longer roadworthy, are obsolete and are being sold for scrap value. The council carried out a similar exercise around 2004." The tender process is currently underway and the deadline is September 21. To view the full machinery yard sale catalogue click here .
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