Age Action and Backyard Blitz take on park clean-up

By Claire Christensen

A clean-up day at Raheen Park during Age Action week was held by the Lower Cherry Orchard Community Association recently in conjunction with Age Action and Bank of Ireland staff who call themselves the Backyard Blitz.

The community association focuses on keeping their neighbour-hoods clean, but Raheen Park is too big for the group of just a few people to do by themselves.

Lower Cherry Orchard 03 27082017

Dublin City Council recommended the association contact Age Action, who were more than willing to come out and help clean up the area.

Age Action and the  Backyard Blitz team,  totalling around 20 people, removed rubbish, tidied, and mowed the grass.

All involved enjoyed a very productive and sociable day.

Prev Mother blasts belated recognition after son's 8 year perfect attendance
Next Problems in Ballyfermot caused by alcohol show up at four times the national average

  • Clondalkin St Patrick's Day parade gets underway
  • Crowds turn out for Clondalkin St Patrick's Day Parade 2019
  • The Echo 2019 Amateur Sports Awards launch
  • Sean Cox GAA charity match presentation
  • Ballyfermot's Dragon Twirlers rock the Ireland's Got Talent stage

We use cookies to improve your experience on our site, personalise content, provide social media features, analyse our traffic, show you relevant advertising and to target and report on ads. By using the site, you consent to the use of cookies that may process personal data for these purposes.