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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: -2°C

# Parks

Last year
# Watch Out
Drivers urged to be cautious around deer breeding season
Deer are particularly at risk from late September to early November as they move around more.
# Your Say
Poll: How often do you visit your local park?
Do you regularly go to the green spaces in your area?
All time
# Parks
Fencing put around St Stephen's Green bandstand to protect from 'any further damage', OPW says
Sections of the Cork city quays will also be fenced off after “recent large public gatherings”.
# Quiz time
Quiz: How well do you know Ireland's national parks?
Test your knowledge.
# green spaces
84 Irish parks and gardens win Green Flag award
There were 14 awards for community-run spaces across the country.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you feel safe in public parks after dark?
Dublin City Council said it does not encourage anyone to enter into a public park after dark.
# snapshot
12 beautiful photos of trees around Ireland at the turn of autumn
“All the leaves are brown…”
# Heritage
Seven parks across Ireland have been given the Green Flag Award
The Green Flag Awards recognise parks that are managed in environmentally sustainable ways.
# mother nature
Check out these incredible images of US National Parks - from eye level and space
Simply stunning.
# Cutbacks
Donald Trump donates part of salary to National Park Service
Some have branded the move a stunt as the US President has proposed budget cutbacks to the service.
# parks and recreation
€500,000 to be invested in boosting tourism at Ireland's national parks
The funding will focus on the five national parks and five nature reserves along the Wild Atlantic Way, as well as Wicklow National Park.
# sponsored by transport for ireland
6 free, fun activities to check out this evening around Ireland
Make the most of your Monday.
# park life
Fancy a cuppa? Dublin council are opening tearooms in a park near you
Tea rooms are opening in Harold’s Cross Park, St Patrick’s Park and in Herbert Park.
# parks and rec
Minister insists 'no plans to sell National Parks'
Jimmy Deenihan’s statement follows a report this morning that suggested jobs could be lost, following a review of visitor services at the six parks.
# parklife
From 'The Floozie' to Father Ted: Dublin's park sculptures in 10 fascinating facts
Did the statue to ‘yer man in Fairview ever get his head glued back on? Where is ‘Floozie in the Jacuzzi’ these days?… And what on Earth is ‘Nightmare on Duck Street’?
# Liffey Valley Park
Government has no plans to buy 274 acre Liffey Valley site
Campaigners want the lands at St Edmundsbury in Lucan bought to make up part of a proposed Liffey Valley Park, but nobody seems to have the money.
# parklife
Dublin to get 26 more parks (but just for the day, unfortunately)
Sites normally used for parking will be transformed today as part of a global initiative.
# granby park
Pics: Dublin's 'pop-up' inner-city park opens its gates
The temporary park at Dominick Street Lower was envisioned by the Upstart collaborative group and financed in part through on online Fundit campaign.