Sustainable Skerries

Charlie Heasman, 30th Sept 2019   Last Saturday Skerries Allotments played host to Irish organic gardening guru Klaus Laitenberger. To call him Irish is perhaps a misnomer; he is an introduced...

April 2019 April can in many ways be a frustrating month; it’s supposed to be all about sunshine, sparkling showers and blossom bursting out on fruit trees. And sometimes it is....

January is perhaps the month when growth is slowest in the allotment, and it may seem like there is nothing to be done.  This is not true: there is always something...

Sustainable Skerries are delighted to introduce a new regular feature on our website, “The Skerries Allotment Blog” from Charlie Heasman. We hope to publish this blog monthly, or more if there’s...

At last, we are getting real action on the allotments. The contractor has been working on the field since Thursday 8th July. So far they have opened up the wall and have built a fence...

Saturday morning on the 26th June we held a meeting in the Café at the Skerries Mills (thanks to Ray for accomodating us) to give an update on the current status...

We have had to delay “Walking the Land” at the allotments until Saturday 26th June, at 10am. This delay is due to the contractors employed by Fingal Co Co not being...

           Our World Café evening went extremely well. Topics up for discussion ranged from Food Supply Resilience, Water security, Sustainable Transport, Trees and how we can plant more Nut and Fruit trees...

We will be having our next Sustainable Skerries Public Meeting on Thursday 20th May at 8pm in the Skerries Mills. All are welcome.   We will be running a “World Café”...

Sustainable Skerries have been engaged with Fingal County Council on the allotments project since January and our aim was to have them up and running from May. However, a problem has arisen...