Upcoming Events

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[…]

National Pollunator Award

More Awards

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 or call[…]


Swords Tidy Towns Seek Volunteers

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 or Ken at 0866008313.

The Green Park

The Green Park

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[…]

Last achievements and new goals

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[…]


Refill Ireland

Refill Ireland is a social enterprise leading an environmental project to make Irish towns and cities refill friendly for everyone while on the go, locating and creating places where filling your multiuse water bottle for FREE from an increasing number of refill stations is an easy to do every day habit – saving money and[…]