Water, Waste and Environment

Bulky Household Waste Collection Service

Dublin Waste to Energy Community Gain Projects Grant Scheme

Bathing Water Quality Results

Dublin City Council monitors bathing water quality at its two designated beaches, Dollymount, and Sandymount Strand. Monitoring is also carried out at the Shelley Banks beach, the South Bull Wall at the Half Moon Swimming Club, as well as the North Bull Wall, near Dollymount Strand.

Community Environment Action Fund

Environmental Awareness

Do you have a project or initiative that could help to increase awareness of environmental issues locally, or that could help your community to become more sustainable?

If so, you may qualify for financial assistance from the Community Environment Action Fund (Previously known as Local Agenda 21). This Fund promotes sustainable development by assisting small scale, non-profit environmental projects at local level.

Dublin City Neighbourhood Awards

Dublin City Neighbourhood Awards 2019
The Dublin City Neighbourhoods Competition is an annual competition for communities, schools and businesses in the city organised by Dublin City Council. It is an Area based competition with categories judged initially on an Area basis. The best entrants from each of the 5 City Council administrative Areas are selected to go forward to a citywide competition.

Tidy Towns

Eastern Midlands Regional Tidy Towns Conference 2019

The Regional Tidy Towns Conference took place in Knightsbrook Hotel, Trim on Saturday 2nd February 2019. More than 440 delegates from across the region joined MC Hector O’Eochagain and 11 speakers for presentations and discussions on a broad range of topics of interest to all Tidy Towns groups.

Team Dublin Cleanup

Team Dublin 2018 - including Dublin Canals, Dublin Coasts and Dublin Waters Action Days - takes place from 11am to 1 pm on Saturday 21st April.


Update on Greater Dublin Region water supply restrictions

For information on the current water situation in Dublin please see the Irish Water website at the following link;


Dubliners Urged to Report Bonfire Material

Dublin City Council is promoting a safe and enjoyable Halloween for everyone this year. Bonfires are illegal and Dublin City Council encourages the public to report any stockpiled material in one of the following ways:

Call Dublin City Council’s Litter Hotline on 1800 251 500

(Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm)

Call Dublin City Council’s Customer Services Centre on 01 222 2222

Bathing Prohibitions Lifted - Sandymount and Merrion Strands on 28.08.17

The temporary bathing prohibitions for Sandymount and Merrion Strand have been lifted today, 28th August 2017, following laboratory analysis results for samples taken on Thursday 24th August.