Category Archives: Environment

Malahide walks – Stay Active – Stay Safe – Stay Healthy

We all know that staying active is critical to our physical and mental health, especially during this challenging time. To help residents to stay active, we’re publishing a series of “Malahide Looped Walks”, kindly mapped by local resident Stephen Macdonagh. Remember, … Continue reading

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Malahide looped walks – 4. Abington, Streamstown and Castle

The fourth in our series of looped walks mapped by Stephen Macdonagh. Begin at Malahide Castle (Swords Rd. gate). Walk along Swords Road to Castle Heath and turn left. Entering Abington keep straight and follow road to end and through … Continue reading

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Malahide looped walks – 3. Back Strand, Sea Rd and Yellow Walls

The third in our series of looped walks mapped by Stephen Macdonagh. This 3km walk takes you from the village centre (Townyard Lane) along the inner Broadmeadow Estuary, up Sea Road to the junction with Yellow Walls Road. It turns … Continue reading

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Malahide looped walks – 2. Malahide Castle Perimeter

This is the second in our series of looped walks mapped by Stephen Macdonagh. Malahide Castle perimeter walk is just over 4k but there are many permutations and combinations in this wonderful facility. This walk takes you through beautiful woods … Continue reading

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Malahide looped walks – 1. Seamount and Paddy’s Hill

We all need to ensure we take exercise during this challenging time. This 6km walk is the first in a series of looped walks mapped by Stephen Macdonagh. The views from Robswall park, of Lambay and Irelands Eye are stunning. … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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”.

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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

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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

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