Balbriggan Adopt-A-Patch Gaining Momentum

June 29, 2015 0

After launching the Adopt a Patch Balbriggan Tidy towns are adding to the list of areas adopted in around the town. This is fantastic progress and it’s great to see the projects gaining momentum.  If you’d like to get involved you can contact Joe 085 1740856, Alex 086 8163710 or Terry 086 0735411 or you can email

balbriggan_tidy_townsVolunteer activities over the past few days include:

  • Men’s Shed starting work on refurbishing the new planters under the railway viaduct
  • Sara Bennett collecting litter at Templeville / Chapel Gate green area
  • Malachy Quinn organising a clean-up at Castlelands
  • Alex McCullagh and Diarmuid Fenton (with help from David Brangan and John O’Sullivan) grass cutting, hedge trimming and tidy up works at Church Street
  • Lyndsey Trainer litter picking at Chapel Crescent entrance.
  • Anne Cullen, Emer Mallon and Balbriggan ICA litter picking the St Peter & Paul’s Church car park.
  • Tidy Towns completing weeding works at planted area adjacent Church Roundabout
  • Pat Doyle removing litter from laneway at Baths Road
  • The Drogheda Road ‘Welcome to Balbriggan’ sign is looking particularly well thanks to Vanessa Harold and Tony Murphy
  • The flower bed to the right hand side of railway station entrance steps is extremely colourful – thanks to the efforts of the Youthreach students.
  • Supervalu to start on the raised bed to the front of Community College on Drogheda Street – I have provided them with a planting plan
  • Both sides of entrance to Oakleigh and front of telephone exchange, both Drogheda Street, now de- weeded and tidied up by Grainne Maguire
  • Planters on Railway Street in top condition thanks to Sally Naughton

Updated List of adopted patches:

1 Sean Barry From Fullam Tce / Clonard St to Vauxhall St 1 +
2 Carol O’Callaghan Hampton Street 1 +
3 AnnMarie Bohan Barons Hall Area 1 +
4 Lyndsey Trainer Entrance area at Chapel Crescent, Chapel Street
5 Kathleen Hammond Around the seat on Sea Banks 4
6 Jennifer Peters & Zoe Nelson Laneway between Castleland Court and Curran Park andTop bed at entrance to Castleland Court 5
7 Balbriggan Golf Club (Tony Hamilton) Welcome to Balbriggan sign on Dublin Road – close to Golf Club
8 James Cassin & Mary Simons Balbriggan Retail Park 4
9 Balbriggan ICA c/o Emer Mallon High Street
10 Supervalu Balbriggan (Gerry Buckley) Raised planter to front of Community College on Drogheda Street
11 Pat Doyle Bath Road – Laneway leading to Supervalu
12 Youthreach Balbriggan (Frances Killeen) Garden Planter adjacent to the Railway Station entrance steps 5 – 10 students
13 Vanessa Harold & Cllr. Tony Murphy Welcome to Balbriggan sign on Drogheda Road – close to Flemington / Cardy Rock 2
14 David Brangan Fancourt Heights 5
15 Cllr. Grainne Maguire Entrance to Oakleigh / frontage of telephone exchange – Drogheda Street 3 – 4
16 Anne Cullen Church Car Park – Dublin Street
17 Colm De Buitlear Hampton Cove – entrance to estate, area around access to Isaac’s Bower 1
18 Cllr Malachy Quinn Hamilton Road up to Castlelands
19 Balbriggan Men’s Shed Planters under the railway viaduct, Harbour area 10 – 12
20 Patricia McCann & Annmarie Brady Chapel Gate, Naul Road from Tara Court boundary to Harry Reynolds road junction 4 – 6
21 Alex McCullagh& Diarmuid Fenton Church Street – grass and shrubs 2
22 Sara Bennett Green area at end of Templeville 1
23 Carol Mills Pedestrian lane to side of cemetery.
24 Dara Moore Railway underpass between Church Street and Seapoint
25 Michael Crowe Dublin Road Roundabout at Church car park and entrance to Clonard Court
26 Balbriggan 34th& 161st Scout Group (Tracy Mastesson) Market Green area adjacent to Scout Den Whole group
27 Foróige Balbriggan (Elaine O’Donnell) Town Car Park Area – opposite the cinema
28 Balbriggan Tidy Towns Old Lifeguard Beach Hut and immediate vicinity 5
29 Elaine St Pauls Crescent, Dublin Street
30 Sally Naughton Planters on Railway Street 1
31 John O’Sullivan Harbour South pier and south ‘stony’ beach area 1