Sustainable Skerries

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...

Charlie Heasman; 4th Oct 2020 Back in 2019 Sustainable Skerries was awarded a grant from the Community Foundation of Ireland in order to develop a Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) for the...

Charlie Heasman; 24th Sept 2020 I first wrote about this problem in June last year: Feel free to click on the link to either remind yourself or read it for the...

Charlie Heasman; 24th Sept 2020   Back in March we decided to buy some wildflower seeds.  Coronavirus was just beginning to establish a grip on all our lives and the news...

        ‘Nuff said.

Just over a year ago I wrote a post here entitled “Time to Rethink Our Approach to Grass Verges”.    You may care to read it either for the first time or...

Recently, Darina Allen was in town! Well, she was here virtually on Wed 24 June 2020 and talked to over fifty Skerries residents in a web event organised by us here...

It would be fair to say that most of us these days acknowledge that bees are in trouble; most of us also realise that if bees are in trouble we will...

Anyone walking down the Selskar Road might notice a front garden that’s both vibrant with colour and buzzing with bees.  The garden belongs to Cathal Copeland and Sustainable Skerries talked to...

beetroot seedlings

Whether you’re a child or an adult, have lots of experience or none at all, are living in a house with a huge back garden or just have a balcony and...