Sustainable Skerries

A proverb says:It will never rain apples. If we want apples, we must plant trees first. Introducing: The Ballast Pit Triangle Open Orchard! Come plant some trees with us (Sustainable Skerries...

For the last couple of years, you have been collecting your crisp packets and dropping them off in our collection box in SuperValu. Cristina has been sending them to become high-quality...

Bulb planting party A big Thank You to all those who turned up for the first Skerries Open Orchards Project Work Party today, 19 December, in the Kelly’s Bay Open Orchard!...

The Skerries Open Orchards Project is about to put down roots… and is inviting you to join the journey! What is happening here?!? If you live close to the large Kelly’s...

German environmentalist Arnd Drossel is on the way to Glasgow. In July, he set off in his 160 kg steel ball, which he welded together with his son. And his goal...

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...