In only a few months the planting by Fingal County Council at Riverwood Glebe has really filled out. Compare the photos to that taken in June, shortly after they were planted. The plants chosen are a favourite of bees and butterflies. When the photos were taken there was 8 Red Admiral butterflies on one plant. […]
Fingal County Council finally planted the low herbaceous plants on the closed rat run between Riverwood Glebe and Chase. This completes the work to close the rat run that began in February.
Today transition year students from LCC demonstrated and explained their structure on the open space area at Riverwood Copse/Chase. The students built a 3D map of the Riverwood/Woodbrook/Fernleigh/Annfield area and used threads to show the routes that students took to get to the new LCC building. These routes highlighted the obstructions (mainly railings) that make […]
Architects, Kate Dowling and Robert Bourke in collaboration with film maker, Peter Kelly, were commissioned to work with Transition Year students from Luttrellstown Community College. The students were asked to identify aspects of their neighbourhood that are important to them and asked to think about ways in which changes or improvements could be made. One […]
Back in February we reported that Fingal County Council installed some wooden poles to close the rat run between Riverwood Glebe and Riverwood Chase. Earlier this week they replaced those temporary poles with sturdy rectangular ones. These have been cemented into the ground. These are more attractive than the temporary ones.
Last week (Friday 22 February), after extensive lobbying from the committee, Fingal County Council painted double yellow lines on the ring road, close to the junction with Luttrell Park Drive. This eliminated a traffic pinch point where 4 cars were permitted to park on one side of the road. Traffic now moves more freely along […]
A few weeks ago a few residents in Riverwood Glebe contacted us to report that the small grass area between Riverwood Glebe and Riverwood Chase was being broken up by vehicles driving across it. It was also reported to Fingal County Council via the FixYourStreet.ie web site. The report included a nice simple solution – […]
Registration for Parks Tennis tennis coaching will take place at the Riverwood tennis courts at 10am on Saturday 26 January 2013. The coaching is conducted by a qualified coaches. The classes are open to boys and girls between 6 years and 17 years, irrespective of their tennis experience. The fee for 8 weeks is €25. […]
Fingal County Council rolled out an Adopt a Patch scheme whereby a community adopts and maintains a public area. The community group is expected to clean up the adopted patch a few times a year – not too different from the clean up days we already do. The committee has adopted the open space area […]
Fingal County Council have erected a sign on the Riverwood playground. It asks users to respect the Tobacco Smoke Free Playground. This follows from their public consultation on expanding the Tobacco Free Playground Initiative after a successful trial at the nearby Millennium Playground. Adherence to the “No Smoking” rule has always been very good so […]