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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Recycle IT is a community based social enterprise specialising in recycling Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE). Recycle IT will take any electrical items with a plug or a battery. This includes dual purpose business and household appliances like computers, printers, washing machines, dishwashers or fridges. We also take small battery-operated devices like electric toothbrushes,[…]
Volunteers, Ken Duffy and his committed Team, gives their personal time every Saturday morning from 10:45 to clean up. Let’s join and help them achieve a litter free Swords.
The 2017 Swords St Patrick’s day parade will commence at 11 am on the 17th March. Our Tidy Town team will be out in force. The theme of the parade is “ Celtic Creatures” and our artist in residence has designed wonderful tee shirts for our volunteers to wear on the day. They will be[…]
Would you like to grow your own food? BROADMEADOW COMMUNITY GARDEN We are looking for new members to take a plot this Spring. If you would like to join please contact us at BroadmeadowGarden@gmail.com or like us on Facebook
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Ken at 0866008313.