Dún Laoghaire Tidy Towns, which was re-established last year, has seen numbers grow exponentially and with particular rate of interest from kids, now has formed a junior club.
At first established by a little band of volunteers, the group– now numbering 60– fulfills every Saturday to litter choice and service their various tasks alongside Dún Laoghaire Rathdown Carbon Monoxide Council.
Volunteer Máire Ui Scolai clarified: “Lots of biodiversity, environment-friendly and also heritage tasks were born in the past year such as the growing of the Old Carnegie Collection with pollinator friendly plants in addition to spring and autumn light bulbs.
“Other jobs include the upkeep of the Lavender Beds on Georges Road, the wild blossom field on Clarence St, growing around the Belfry of St.Michael’s church and offering Haigh Balcony a bright springtime look.”
All jr volunteers are called for to wear a high vis jacket and are alway with their parents. Safety is a priority for the group, that also abide by covid-19 safety measures while meeting up every week.
Máire told The Dublin Gazette: “Later on in the period Gabriel and also all volunteers, junior and senior, will certainly be wishing for great information from the National Tidy Towns Competitors.