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#Parks

# parks - This year 2022

Drivers urged to be cautious around deer breeding season
# Watch Out
# Watch Out

Drivers urged to be cautious around deer breeding season

Oct 4th 2022, 11:33 AM 9,332 Views 9 Comments

Deer are particularly at risk from late September to early November as they move around more.

Poll: How often do you visit your local park?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How often do you visit your local park?

Sep 14th 2022, 10:19 AM 23,474 Views 33 Comments

Do you regularly go to the green spaces in your area?

# parks - Last year 2021

Fencing put around St Stephen's Green bandstand to protect from 'any further damage', OPW says
# Parks
# Parks

Fencing put around St Stephen's Green bandstand to protect from 'any further damage', OPW says

Jun 2nd 2021, 7:29 PM 27,814 Views 42 Comments

Sections of the Cork city quays will also be fenced off after “recent large public gatherings”.

Quiz: How well do you know Ireland's national parks?
# Quiz Time
# Quiz Time

Quiz: How well do you know Ireland's national parks?

May 3rd 2021, 10:00 PM 46,501 Views 11 Comments

Test your knowledge.

# parks - All time

84 Irish parks and gardens win Green Flag award
# Green Spaces
# Green Spaces

84 Irish parks and gardens win Green Flag award

Sep 17th 2020, 4:14 PM 29,533 Views 9 Comments

There were 14 awards for community-run spaces across the country.

Poll: Do you feel safe in public parks after dark?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you feel safe in public parks after dark?

Feb 24th 2020, 10:32 AM 32,216 Views 48 Comments

Dublin City Council said it does not encourage anyone to enter into a public park after dark.

12 beautiful photos of trees around Ireland at the turn of autumn
# Snapshot
# Snapshot

12 beautiful photos of trees around Ireland at the turn of autumn

Sep 5th 2018, 4:31 PM 586 Views 0 Comments

“All the leaves are brown…”

Seven parks across Ireland have been given the Green Flag Award
# Heritage
# Heritage

Seven parks across Ireland have been given the Green Flag Award

Jul 23rd 2017, 7:00 PM 38,047 Views 12 Comments

The Green Flag Awards recognise parks that are managed in environmentally sustainable ways.

Check out these incredible images of US National Parks - from eye level and space
# Mother Nature
# Mother Nature

Check out these incredible images of US National Parks - from eye level and space

Apr 22nd 2017, 5:00 PM 24,612 Views 7 Comments

Simply stunning.

Donald Trump donates part of salary to National Park Service
# Cutbacks
# Cutbacks

Donald Trump donates part of salary to National Park Service

Apr 4th 2017, 7:01 AM 12,404 Views 33 Comments

Some have branded the move a stunt as the US President has proposed budget cutbacks to the service.

€500,000 to be invested in boosting tourism at Ireland's national parks
# Parks And Recreation
# Parks And Recreation

€500,000 to be invested in boosting tourism at Ireland's national parks

Jan 29th 2017, 12:01 PM 12,429 Views 28 Comments

The funding will focus on the five national parks and five nature reserves along the Wild Atlantic Way, as well as Wicklow National Park.

6 free, fun activities to check out this evening around Ireland
# Sponsored By Transport For Ireland
# Sponsored By Transport For Ireland

6 free, fun activities to check out this evening around Ireland

Mar 14th 2016, 1:42 PM 15,906 Views 3 Comments

Make the most of your Monday.

Fancy a cuppa? Dublin council are opening tearooms in a park near you
# Park Life
# Park Life

Fancy a cuppa? Dublin council are opening tearooms in a park near you

Jul 31st 2014, 7:30 AM 14,299 Views 23 Comments

Tea rooms are opening in Harold’s Cross Park, St Patrick’s Park and in Herbert Park.

Minister insists 'no plans to sell National Parks'
# Parks And Rec
# Parks And Rec

Minister insists 'no plans to sell National Parks'

Apr 14th 2014, 4:16 PM 11,863 Views 44 Comments

Jimmy Deenihan’s statement follows a report this morning that suggested jobs could be lost, following a review of visitor services at the six parks.

From 'The Floozie' to Father Ted: Dublin's park sculptures in 10 fascinating facts
# Parklife
# Parklife

From 'The Floozie' to Father Ted: Dublin's park sculptures in 10 fascinating facts

Apr 13th 2014, 10:30 AM 28,706 Views 21 Comments

Did the statue to ‘yer man in Fairview ever get his head glued back on? Where is ‘Floozie in the Jacuzzi’ these days?… And what on Earth is ‘Nightmare on Duck Street’?

Government has no plans to buy 274 acre Liffey Valley site
# Liffey Valley Park
# Liffey Valley Park

Government has no plans to buy 274 acre Liffey Valley site

Sep 25th 2013, 4:54 PM 12,269 Views 15 Comments

Campaigners want the lands at St Edmundsbury in Lucan bought to make up part of a proposed Liffey Valley Park, but nobody seems to have the money.

Dublin to get 26 more parks (but just for the day, unfortunately)
# Parklife
# Parklife

Dublin to get 26 more parks (but just for the day, unfortunately)

Sep 20th 2013, 8:00 AM 9,331 Views 21 Comments

Sites normally used for parking will be transformed today as part of a global initiative.

Pics: Dublin's 'pop-up' inner-city park opens its gates
# Granby Park
# Granby Park

Pics: Dublin's 'pop-up' inner-city park opens its gates

Aug 22nd 2013, 4:09 PM 17,222 Views 37 Comments

The temporary park at Dominick Street Lower was envisioned by the Upstart collaborative group and financed in part through on online Fundit campaign.