Sustainable Skerries

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...

Aoife Munn

How can we make our gardens more bee-friendly? This talk for Skerries residents will give you some great ideas!

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...

Sustainable Skerries are pleased to announce a Public Consultation / Information event for their proposed Biodiversity Action Plan for the town, as funded by the Community Foundation of Ireland. Due to...

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; 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...