Category Archives: Environment

Bike parking Malahide – where would you like new bike racks?

Time to have your say – where would you like additional bicycle parking in Malahide? Fingal county council has ordered 400 bike racks, with 1/3 due to be installed this month (June 2020) based on suggestions from FCC staff, councillors, … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Environment, Tidy Towns, Transport | 29 Comments

Lets share our parks and roads with care

One silver lining of this challenging time is to see so many people out walking, jogging and cycling. We’re fortunate in Malahide to have Robswall Park (Paddy’s Hill), Malahide Demesne and Estuary Park, with lots of green spaces between.  We … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Environment, Footpaths, Pedestrians, Transport, Youth | 2 Comments

Kill your speed – not our nannas

May 22nd was national slow down day. Despite the lockdown, road deaths are higher this year than last – 56 people have been killed to date – 30% pedestrians. As the sign says:  “Kill your speed – not our nannas”.

Posted in Community, Environment, Footpaths, Pedestrians, Roads

New Street to become pedestrian zone to facilitate social distancing

Unfortunately, social distancing is likely to be with us for the foreseeable future. Those of us who shop in Malahide village will have found that social distancing can be difficult to do when queuing outside shops, or attempting to pass … Continue reading

Posted in Community, CoronaVirus, COVID-19, Environment, Footpaths, Pedestrians, Roads, Tidy Towns, Transport

Connecting communities to amenities

It’s great to share a good news story in these challenging times! There’s now a brand new footpath connecting Ashwood Hall on the Back Road to the playground entrance at Malahide Demesne. The timing could not be better, as due … Continue reading

Posted in Community, CoronaVirus, COVID-19, Environment, Footpaths, Pedestrians, Roads, Transport

Latest Notes

Here are the notes from our March 2020 meeting. (Limited attendees due Covid-19). The notes of our previous meetings are available on our monthly notes page.

Posted in CoronaVirus, COVID-19, Environment, Monthly Notes & Newsletter, Planning, Roads, Transport

Great community video from West Cork

Children in a West Cork school released this brilliant Rap song video after being shocked by the amount of litter they found when they went to help clean up local beaches.  

Posted in Community, Environment, Tidy Towns, Youth

It’s time to provide safe routes to schools

Since November 2019, we’ve been supporting Fingal county council’s pilot “School Streets” project at St. Oliver Plunkett’s and St. Andrews primary schools. Initial results are promising – with a 50% increase in pupils using “active travel” – such as walking, … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Environment, General, Roads, Transport, Youth

The Malahide Community Forum supports the development of the Broadmeadow Way

The Malahide Community Forum supports the development of the Broadmeadow Way – a 6km long shared pedestrian and cycling Greenway linking Malahide Demesne to Newbridge House in Donabate.    We have supported this development for many years and would not … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Environment, Transport, Uncategorized

Major Planning Applications update

The Planning and Local Amenity page has been updated with the latest major planning applications.

Posted in Community, Environment, Planning