Sustainable Skerries

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...

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...