Environment

Dublin Port Company Unveils New Bicycle Racks at Great South Wall

Dublin Port Company Unveils New Bicycle Racks at Great South Wall

Dublin Port Company (DPC) is pleased to unveil a set of bicycle racks that have been recently installed at the Great South Wall to support the growing number of people who are accessing the popular location by bike. This new facility – ideally located at the start of the Great South Wall – will allow up to

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Dreaming of a Green Christmas

Dreaming of a Green Christmas

As a wise man in mutton chops once sang, it’s Chriiiiiistmaaaaasss! But surely you knew that already, what with the abundance of tinsel and fairy lights decorating Dublin city streets and shops since late October. Snowmen and gingerbread men – miniature, inflatable, edible

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Sandymount Flood Defences Fiasco

Sandymount Flood Defences Fiasco

The Sandymount and Merrion Residents’ Association (SAMRA) has said that the ten-year delay in the start of construction of enhanced flood defences along Strand Road in Sandymount was totally unacceptable. While there are flood defences currently in place, the enhanced flood defences are needed

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Campaign Launched by SAMRA to stop Giant Container Terminal Overlooking Sandymount Beach

Campaign Launched by SAMRA to stop Giant Container Terminal Overlooking Sandymount Beach

The Sandymount and Merrion Residents’ Association (SAMRA) has launched a campaign to stop Dublin Port building a 15-acre container terminal on the Poolbeg Peninsula in Dublin City beside the Irishtown Nature Park, Sandymount Beach, and future homes for 10,000 residents.

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Sewage Discharge onto Sandymount Beach Unacceptable

Sewage Discharge onto Sandymount Beach Unacceptable

Residents of Sandymount and Merrion have again voiced their opposition to the regular discharge of raw sewage onto Sandymount Beach by Uisce Éireann (Irish Water). The most recent discharge was on 11th May. The sewage discharge occurs 10 and 12 times a year after heavy rain falls flood local drains. To avoid homes in the area being flooded, the sewage is diverted to the beach.

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Free clean up kits for World Ocean Day!

Free clean up kits for World Ocean Day!

Clean Coasts are asking the public to get more involved than ever this World Ocean Day and to help out, they will be offerring free beach cleaning kits to communities who register for the big clean up on June 8th. The kits contain branded hi-viz vests, bags and gloves.

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DUBLIN BAY: A CONJECTURE Our Bay is Beautiful – Let’s keep it that way

By Timo The Bay is the Womb in whose amniotic waters Dublin was conceived and born, from whose dust it rose like the Phoenix. And like that mythical bird from which its Park is named it needs to be reborn […]

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Irish grown flower market business boom!

Irish grown flower market business boom!

Read about your local flower farms and the recent business boom in Irish cut flowers!

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GIY Grow it Forward Campaign

GIY Grow it Forward Campaign

Geneva Pattison Grow it Yourself (GIY) work to support people around the world by encouraging them to try and grow some of their own food. They hope to create a new generation of food growers to promote sustainability and eco-friendly […]

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Do we want a greener Dublin? The public have spoken!

Do we want a greener Dublin? The public have spoken!

Geneva Pattison On the 9th of February, the results of the Your Dublin, Your Voice survey on Biodiversity were released. The survey was the first local government-led opinion panel that has ever taken place in Ireland. As mentioned on the […]

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