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Bull Island

Bull Island
Dublin 5

Bow Street

Bow Street
Dublin 7

Blessington Basin Park

Blessington Basin Park
Dublin 7

Arbour Hill

Arbour Hill
Dublin 7

5 Lamps Area

5 Lamps Area
Dublin 1

Small Grants Scheme 2019

May 18th St Anne’s Park Red Stables Free Guided Walk and Talk on Birdsong and Dusk Chorus

Thursday May 18th from 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm join Ricky Whelan, BirdWatch Ireland and DCC Parks staff on a Dusk Chorus to hear the birds singing. You will hear a wide range of garden and parkland songbirds from Blackbirds and Robins to Chaffinches and Tree creepers.

April 25th to May 22nd Atrium Civic Offices Exhibition on Dawn Chorus

Throughout the Month of May from 9am to 5pm you can also visit the Dawn Chorus Birdsong Exhibition in the Atrium Civic Offices, Wood Quay which showcases the RTE Radio One posters of Irish Songbirds detailing the photographic work of Mark Carmody. These images are also flying on flags throughout the city.  Between 8am and 10am each morning you can hear a  recording of the St Anne’s Park Dawn Chorus by the sound Artist Fergus Kelly.  https://www.facebook.com/fergus.kelly.artist.

May 7th RTÉ RADIO 1 Annual Dawn Chorus Broadcast from St Anne’s Park and North Bull Island and the rest of the world!

Listen to RTÉ Radio 1 Mooney Goes Wild, 00:00 - 6:00 on Sunday, May 7th to hear the live sounds of early morning bird song from 20 different locations as the dawn breaks from east to west, from  India, Norway, the Netherlands, Finland, Lithuania , Spain , Malta , Poland and Austria, the United Kingdom and Ireland. The last birdsong will come from Iceland.  St Anne’s Park will be the “home base” for this annual broadcast now in it’s 22nd year including contributions from the European Broadcasting Union and All India Radio.

The Hive

The Hive in Herbert Park is a unique facility set in the tranquil surroundings of one of the city’s most beautiful parks. Located adjacent to the children’s playground it provides a interesting alternative rental space for Yoga, Pilates, Dance and Drama classes or as a meeting room.  Opened in 2016 it has proved a very popular space.

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