Sustainable Skerries

Our first ever Skerries Wild Bee Festival was a great success, partly down to all the hard work people put in and partly down to luck. It all began early this...

Sustainable Skerries Committee Member Brendan Muldoon writes: On a recent trip to the Ballygossan Park Playground in Skerries my eye was drawn to a rather barren-looking patch of ground in the...

Sustainable Skerries welcomes the vision but has deep concerns at lack of staffing and funding for the draft Fingal Biodiversity Plan With a Climate and Biodiversity Emergency declared in the Dáil...

By now we all know that we are living in a double emergency (if not triple or quadruple), given the situation of climate change and biodiversity loss. Wouldn’t you love to...

The Skerries Bee Map was the result of a collaboration between members of the biodiversity team of Sustainable Skerries and local artist/illustrator Kristina Keegan. The purpose of the map is to...

Join Charlie and Marion Heasman on this stroll through the Ballast Bit, starting at the Bottle Bank on Barnageeragh Road. We’ll explore the Ballast Pit looking not only at bumblebees but...

Committee member Sarah-Jane, who pulled together the submission made on behalf of Sustainable Skerries in May 2022, writes: The overall draft plan as published appears to be a comprehensive and well...

Last Wednesday (18 May 2022), Dave Goulson, the author of the Sunday Times bestseller Silent Earth: Averting the Insect Apocalypse, joined Sustainable Skerries online for a fascinating talk on insects. We...

Charlie Heasman, 12th Sept 2021 It’s exactly a year since we started the wildflower meadow in the Educate Together School so it was recently due its first haircut. The basic idea...

Managed for wildlife – that’s what all our gardens and other green spaces ought to be, according to horticulturalist and sustainability expert Aoife Munn. She zoomed in on Sat 20 March...