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Fingal County Council to develop The Shackleton Gardens

The Shackleton Gardens at Beech Park, Clonsilla, have been transferred into public ownership and Fingal County Council intends restoring the Gardens and opening them to the public as an important visitor attraction and tourism asset in Dublin 15. A €415,000 development plan has already been approved and will commence shortly. The Gardens are widely regarded…

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Green Schools Picnic, The People’s Park, Dún Laoghaire

A Green Schools Picnic is being held in the People’s Park, Dún Laoghaire to celebrate the bestowing of the 100th Green Schools Award to a Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown School.  From 10am – 11am, on Friday 26th, DLR Schools are invited to bring their Green Flags to use as picnic blankets to enjoy the sunshine whilst listening…

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dlr announces 2017 Tidy Schools Champion!

dlr has announced St. Laurence’s Boys National School, Stillorgan, as the winners of the 2017 Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Tidy Schools competition. St Laurence’s, last year’s runners up, created a prehistoric garden filled with ancient looking plants and a pizza garden full of plants used in pizza toppings. They also installed a new frog pond in an…

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Campaign is changing people’s behaviour towards gum disposal

Lord Mayor Brendan Carr will launch Dublin City Council’s 2017 Gum Litter Awareness Campaign, today, Thursday, 18th May, at 11.00am in St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2. The Campaign is running in conjunction with the National Gum Litter Taskforce Campaign recently launched by Minister Denis Naughten, Minister for Communication, Climate Change and the Environment. Dublin City…

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Statement from Fingal County Council in relation to Seagulls Balbriggan

The Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs has made a Declaration which allows owners or occupiers to remove seagull nests or eggs from their properties within a defined area of Balbriggan. Details of the Declaration and a Map of the defined area are available at:- Removing seagull nest or eggs can…

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