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How to guide Nesting 2018 WEBIn order to survive and thrive, wild pollinators need safe nesting habitats. Nesting sites provide pollinators with shelter, protect them from predators and allow next year’s pollinators to grow and develop. This guideline is availble to download.  

Compost Booklet Web V3Download the latest edition of the Stop Food Waste Composting Booklet (3rd Edition). This is a great starting point for anyone interested in composting!

positiveageingweek 2019Positive Ageing Week (PAW) is an Age Action Ireland initiative - Monday September 30th to Sunday October 6th. The focus is on community based events, organised by groups and individuals throughout Ireland, and national events organised by Age Action and its partners. See https://positiveageingweek.com for details.

Trish BrennanThe Donnybrook Tidy Towns community are deeply saddened by the news of the passing of one our founding members Trish Brennan.  Our thoughts and prayers are with her husband Seanie & daughter Denise at this time.

dodder cleanupThe next Donnybrook Dooder clean up is on Saturday 20th July, meeting at the Iron Bridge Brookvale Rd / Beaver Row at 10 am to clean until 12 Noon. 

All volunteers will split into groups to clean the banks along the Dodder.

Equipment provided, volunteers needed! 

DCCD Keep Dublin BeautifulDonnybrook will be participating in the #KeepDublinBeautiful city-wide clean-up operation on Saturday 27th April starting at 11am at the Plaza. All equipment will be provided and we really would love to see new and old supporters come along. Especially families.

Also, there is a Dodder clean-up being organized by Dodder Action meeting at the Iron Bridge on Beaver Row starting at 10am for those that would like to start and get away early. Dodder Action Day clean up is cancelled due to severe risk posed by high winds / trees etc.  It has been rescheduled for May 18th ( Please help out with the Donnybrook cleanup at 11am - see above ) . See https://www.dodderaction.org for more details.

StreamScapes DodderThe EPA have funded a Streamscapes brochure to celebrate the River Dodder. Local community representatives, photographers and historians all contributed to create a unique Dodder Streamscapes brochure for the river catchment. It contains images of some of the animals and heritage along the river and also contains stories and memories from local people.