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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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[…]
Read more about gardens actions to help pollinators…
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[…]
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.
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SMILE Resource Exchange is a FREE service for businesses that encourages the exchanging of resources between its members in order to save money, reduce waste going to landfill and to develop new business opportunities. Potential synergies are identified through an online platform www.smileexchange.ie or through facilitated technical assistance. Businesses can request or offer resuable materials,[…]
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,[…]