Sustainable Skerries

Our first ever Skerries Wild Bee Festival was a great success, partly down to all the hard work people put in and partly down to luck. It all began early this...

Sustainable Skerries Committee Member Brendan Muldoon writes: On a recent trip to the Ballygossan Park Playground in Skerries my eye was drawn to a rather barren-looking patch of ground in the...

Sustainable Skerries welcomes the vision but has deep concerns at lack of staffing and funding for the draft Fingal Biodiversity Plan With a Climate and Biodiversity Emergency declared in the Dáil...

The Skerries Bee Map was the result of a collaboration between members of the biodiversity team of Sustainable Skerries and local artist/illustrator Kristina Keegan. The purpose of the map is to...

The climate crisis has been growing, but we can’t just sit there and let doom and gloom ruin our lives.We can do something! In the book “Regeneration – Ending the Climate...

Last Wednesday (18 May 2022), Dave Goulson, the author of the Sunday Times bestseller Silent Earth: Averting the Insect Apocalypse, joined Sustainable Skerries online for a fascinating talk on insects. We...

On Friday and Saturday, local residents and people from all over Skerries came together to plant more fruit trees in Mourne View and at the pedestrian lights and the Ballast Pit....

A proverb says:It will never rain apples. If we want apples, we must plant trees first. Introducing: The Ballast Pit Triangle Open Orchard! Come plant some trees with us (Sustainable Skerries...

Managed for wildlife – that’s what all our gardens and other green spaces ought to be, according to horticulturalist and sustainability expert Aoife Munn. She zoomed in on Sat 20 March...

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...