Category Archives: Transport

Would you like your kids to be able to cycle safely to school?

The Active Travel Sub Committee of the Malahide Community Forum was set up in 2020 with a goal of improving walking & cycling facilities in Malahide, with a particular focus on the provision of “Safe Routes to Schools”. By improving … Continue reading

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Malahide looped walks – 8. Back Estuary, Seabury and Swords Rd

Welcome to the eight in our series of looped walks mapped by Stephen Macdonagh. See all Malahide Looped Walks. This 7.8km walk starts in the village at the Bridgefield Car Park (Marked A). Proceed out of the village along the … Continue reading

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Malahide Family Bike Rides – 2. Estuary Park Seabury and Broadmeadow Estuary Path

Welcome to the second in our series of Malahide family bike rides. Enjoy!If you prefer walking – see our series of Malahide Looped Walks. Please remember – Paths within our parks and green spaces are “share with care”. When passing pedestrians from behind, … Continue reading

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Malahide Family Friendly Bike Rides – 1. Malahide Castle Perimeter

Santa delivers a new bike to practically every child in Ireland at some time in their childhood. Where can you go for a family friendly bike ride? Where can you relax knowing that little Mikey or Mollie can learn to … Continue reading

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Malahide Looped Walks – 5 Portmarnock village and Beach

Portmarnock village and Beach is the fifth in our series of looped walks mapped by Stephen Macdonagh. See all Malahide Looped Walks. You may do the “short walk” as mapped above starting in Portmarnock, or the longer version from Malahide … Continue reading

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Malahide Tidy Towns – Seapark Hill / Seamount Road Green Space tidy-up: Sat 28th Nov

Calling all volunteers! Malahide Tidy Towns have organised a tidy up of the green space between Seapark Hill and Seamount Road this coming Saturday (28th Nov 2020). They will be ably assisted by Malahide Lions Club members and Gaisce volunteers. All additional volunteers … 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. See all Malahide Looped Walks. Begin at Malahide Castle (Swords Rd. gate). Walk along Swords Road to Castle Heath and turn left. Entering Abington keep straight and follow … 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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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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