Sustainable Skerries

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....

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...

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...

From the reactions of the participants and feedback received it would appear that our first online meeting about the Biodiversity Action Plan was a success! Having been frustrated by Covid and...

Charlie Heasman:19th Jan 2021 [This post should have gone up last October; due to an oversight it did not. Here it is now] Sustainable Skerries have partnered with the Educate Together...

Charlie Heasman; 6th Jan 2021 I was somewhat taken aback to be asked this question by a colleague recently. We all know that globally we are seeing species extinction at an...

Charlie Heasman; 5/12/20 So what does the Ballast Pit mean to you? What does it mean to the people of Skerries generally? Ask the question and be prepared for the usual...

Empowering our community towards a sustainable and resilient future for Skerries – that’s the mission of Sustainable Skerries. Together with other committees, groups, and individuals, we work towards improving resilience in...