Who are we?
Build strong communication with businesses, residents association, local council and schools to promote our work and to seek their help for the benefit of the community as a whole
Actively seek new volunteers across a broad section of the community & Promote Swords as a town of diversity and inclusiveness
Be a champion of biodiversity and environmental issues
what are we doing to tidy our town?
St. Colmcille’s Well
St. Colmcille’s Well is of great historical significance within the town of Swords
Poly Tunnel project
This is a very exciting new project for STT. It is being managed by one of our volunteers Laurie Flanagan with the support of Youthreach and TUS workers
Swords Garda Station
The Garda Station was identified by our members in early 2015 as having a number of health and Safety issues as well as needing a general clean up.
Ward river clean-up
Our yearly clean-up of the Ward river took place in May. Joining us this year were Scouts, resident association members, Fingal volunteers and Youthreach, all overseen by Hans Vissor, the Fingal County Council Biodiversity officer, to ensure the work did not harm wildlife in the area.
Learn more about becoming a Volunteer
Due to their continued success, Swords Tidy Towns are currently seeking volunteers with skills in fundraising, horticultural, gardening, bricklaying, labourers, painters, lobbyists, PR, communication, networking, business liaison, community development, social media and artists. They can be contacted at email@example.com or Ken at 0866008313.
Swords Tidy Towns is holding their annual Fund Raising Table Quiz Night in the Boro Pub Main St Swords on Thursday the 14th September. Kick off is at 8pm sharp, price per head is €10, arrive early if you want to snap up the best seats. As you are aware Swords Tidy Towns relies entirely[…]
The inaugural Fingal Fleadh and Fair will take place this September 15th -17th in Swords, Co. Dublin as part of the Fingal County Council Creative Ireland Programme for 2017. This event celebrates the strong tradition of music in the Fingal community and will be centred around tuition, participation and performance. The weekend will feature Free[…]
Read more about local communities actions to help pollinators… National Biodiversity Data Centre
We are sure you have noticed the new planting around town, doesn’t it make a very colourful display? Our dedicated volunteers and Tus workers grew the plants in our Polytunnel over the winter and spring months. They now need the help of the community to water and deadhead the flowers. We are asking you to adopt[…]
Water is essential for life. We depend on a steady supply of clean water in many aspects of our everyday lives. Research shows that interaction with a healthy water environment can have a positive impact on our mental and physical well-being. Intuitively, we all know how good we feel after a walk along a beach[…]
Swords Tidy Towns are holding their annual river clean up on Saturday 10th June and would like to invite non- members to join us on the day. Meeting at the town park gates at 10.45. All welcome and waders will be provided for those who want to get into the River, wear old clothes and[…]
Ireland’s greenest teens were honoured today for their innovative environmental projects at the 18th edition of the Young Environmentalist Awards. Over 80 groups were shortlisted from over 285 entries for the finals which took place in Mansion House, Co Dublin this afternoon. The shortlisted groups showcased their projects in front of an expert judging panel[…]
A wonderful time had last Saturday with Fingal Volunteers cheers Daiga. The Mayor of Fingal Darragh Butler came along to wish us all well in National Volunteer Week very much appreciated Darragh. Also a big thank to Eamon Kinnan Probation Services and his crew who did a great job prepping the railings and gate on[…]