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.
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Fingal Horticultural Society (Swords) Upcoming Events (Non-members welcome) Supported by: Plotting the Plot Kim’s allotment Challenge! Tuesday 12th March @ 8.30pm St. Colmcille’s GFC, Glen Ellen Road, Swords Join us for a talk on Kim’s new allotment, as we look at the many challenges that will face her. She will share her plans and listen to any suggestions we[…]
A Merry Christmas and Prosperous New Year to all our Donators, Sponsors and Follwers. It is your support that keeps us upbeat all year round. Thank you on behalf of all our hard working volunteers.
Fingal Horticultural Society Tuesday 11th December 8.15pm by Christopher White, Three Gates, Naul Christopher will demonstrate simple & elegant ideas to decorate your home for the festive season. From Table Centrepieces to Holly Wreaths & traditional Christmas favourites. Cost: €7 (non-members €10) includes tea/coffee Arrangements will be raffled at the end of the evening, tickets 5[…]
Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle In a world where our resources are finite, it’s important we recycle whenever we can. Recycling involves the process of gathering and processing materials (such as bottles and cans) that would be otherwise discarded and converting them into something new and useful. Recycling is vital for cleaning up the environment and[…]
Swords Tidy Towns won Best Upcycling Award for our festive tyre sculptures. Our Silver Medal status was successfully retained. We also won a National Pollunator Award for the pollunator patches we planted around Swords we also increased our points by 12 on last year which put us three points behind Dundalk who got a gold[…]
Please enter your estate in Swords Tidiest Estate Competition, run by your local Tidy Towns Committee. Competition runs from June 1st to August 1st. Estates will be judged oncommunal areas (50%) and houses/gardens (50%) Prize: €500 cash – Free Skip – Winners Plaque. Please support Swords Tidy Towns. Contact Grace Dunne at firstname.lastname@example.org or call[…]
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 members and local dignitaries turned out in force for the official opening of The Green Park on the Rathbeale Rd. This collaboration between ourselves and the Operations Dept of FCC under the direction of Colm Rigney took 18 months. A massive big thank you to all the ground staff in the Operations Dept[…]
2017 has been a very successful year for Swords Tidy Towns and its hard working dedicated volunteers. In the 2017 Supervalu Tidy Towns Competition we won for the first time the National Diversity Award and a Silver Medal. At the 2017 Fingal Cleaner Communities Awards we won the Best Example Of A Community Envirnomental Inititive[…]