News Items

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! 

National Biodiversity Week 2019Over the course of nine days, from 18th – 26th May 2019, over 50 FREE, family-friendly events will be taking place all over Ireland celebrating our diverse species and habitats. Check out our Events section from next week to see what’s taking place near you. See for details.


What better way of celebrating the start of National Biodiversity Week than by turning up in your old clothes on Saturday May 18th at 10 a.m. to clean the river banks and make them fit for summer? The Doonybrook meeting point is at the Iron Bridge, Brookvale Road

Team Clean Up 2019It was all hands on deck as the Village got a spring clean, despite inclement weather conditions.  Thanks to all who came and a big thank you to Donnybrook Fair, Roly's Bistro Ballsbridge and Base Pizza Ballsbridge for their kind donations for the reception afterwards with our TidyTowns neighbours in Ballsbridge at the Hive in Herbert Park.

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 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.

dttThe Donnybrook Tidy Towns public information evening 2019 will be held on Monday 11th Feb @ 6:30pm in Hampton Hotel, Donnybrook.  All Welcome. 
Please come along and hear their plans for the Village. 

National Tidy Towns awards DTT presentation abbeyshrule Donnybrook TidyTowns was presented with the silver medal for Sustainable Development Award at the regional event in Abbeyshrule on Thursday 6th Dec.  Following on from title of ‘Best Urban Village in Dublin 2018’ and silver as the ‘Best residential area to live in 2018’ awards presented by Dublin City Council, this was the crowning achievement in what was a spectacular year for the group.  

Christmas Tree LightupThe Donnybrook Village Christmas Tree Light Up will take place on Sat 2nd Dec at 7pm at the village plaza.
Santa on his one horse open sleigh, the snow queen, St Marys NS choir andand a great singer songwriter in Angel and her band.