Sustainable Skerries

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...

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...