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waste bottlesZero Waste Ireland and VOICE have launched a campaign on Uplift to petition the Minister for Climate Action and the Environment to Introduce a Deposit-Refund System for drinks containers in Ireland.

Free Family Fun Day at the HIVEThe Dodder Gathering Family Fun at The Hive Herbert Park by The River Dodder on Saturday April 1st 2pm till 4pm. A Free Family Friendly Space exploring the natural wonders of the river Dodder its vibrant waters biodiversity and its historic place in the culture of the city.

dodder cleanupFirst clean of the year! Get out and join Dodder Action cleaning Milltown Weir and banks to Dropping Well on Saturday, February 25 at 11:00AM . Equipment will be provided just trun up and help.

Bird feederFeeding birds is one of the easiest and most rewarding ways to see wildlife really close up. In winter, birds may have difficulty finding natural foods such as berries, insects, seeds, worms and fruit. Any food you put out during these cold months will help birds survive until the spring.

annual leaf cleanup

The annual Donnybrook Tidy Towns leaf cleanup 2016 will take place from 1pm to 2pm on Saturday 12th November.  Where we encourage you to sweep up leave as part of the 'Don't Leaf it to Others' campaign. 

Garden LeavesThere are many benefits to making your own leaf mould whether you are an avid or casual gardener. 

ispcaEach year, animal rescue centres and veterinary practices around the country are inundated with animals needing attention following Halloween celebrations. Animals become terrified from the noise of bangers and fireworks going off near their homes that they are driven to extreme behaviour.

Donnybrook Spring to Life Bulb Sale 2016The 'Spring to Life' Bulb Sales for 2016, which will take place at Donnybrook Plaza Thursday 13th October at 11am

reuse monthDo you have old or unused stuff lying around the house that you don’t use anymore or find it is in the way? Most households recycle old items like furniture or broken appliances, but even so, are we really doing enough for the environment?