Playspace opened in Collinstown Park

By Maurice Garvey

MAYOR of South Dublin County Council, Councillor Ed O’Brien officially opened a new playspace at Collinstown Park in Clondalkin.

On Thursday, September 10, Mayor O’Brien officially opened the playspace, which features natural play areas for children.

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Mayor Ed O’Brien with Daniel McLoughlin, CEO of SDCC and Teresa Walsh, Director of Services Environment, Water and Climate Change

These play areas have benefits in terms of increasing mental and physical well-being, developing imagination and allowing children to assess risk and develop their coping abilities.

 Speaking at the event Mayor Cllr Ed O’Brien said: “This opening ceremony marks the delivery of a significant project for young people and families in the area.

Since the playspace has opened, there has been an increase in family groups using the park and everyone is getting more exercise and fresh air.”

The Mayor went on to pay tribute to the local community and local football club for their support of the popular playspace in Collinstown Park and the work of council staff in managing the project and maintaining the playspace.

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