Sustainable Skerries

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...

Reduce. Refuse. Reuse. Recycle. In that order, pleas! The recent Government announcement that soft plastics can now also be put into the recycling bin is great – unless it means we...

Last December, we started collecting crisp packets for recycling… hoping that the box we put up in SuperValu would be full now and again… and we were blown away with the...

Skerries… Just a smallish town in one of the fastest-growing counties in Ireland. Only about 10,000 of the nearly 300,000 people in Fingal live here. That’s just over three per cent....

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...

Our plan was always going to be about enhancing pollinator habitat throughout Skerries and still is. Despite all the setbacks and constraints of Covid we’ve managed to pull it together and...

Aoife Munn

How can we make our gardens more bee-friendly? This talk for Skerries residents will give you some great ideas!

Gardening is about so much more than gardening! All of you who are seasoned gardeners know that, and those of us newer to the area got a glimpse of this during...

Committee member Tamara is compiling a list for a Sustainable Shopping Guide for Skerries. There are so many good places, so many eco-friendly ways to shop – only people aren’t aware...

When it comes to pollinator friendly gardening one question a lot of people ask is “I’ve only got a patio/balcony/window-box/roof terrace, can I really make a contribution?” The answer is an...