Oakdale Residents Association Clean Up Day

April 29th 2017

Oakdale Residents Association Clean Up Day

April 29th 2017 We were happy to help Oakdale Residents Association with their recent Spring Clean! Thanks to organiser Annmarie who sent in this message, “The skip and road sweeper were a HUGE help! It’s great to have companies like yourselves committed to local communities and initiatives. We had a great turn out at our Spring Clean Day & everyo...

Sponsoring Ballyfermot De La Salle GAA

April 27th 2017

Sponsoring Ballyfermot De La Salle GAA

April 27th 2017 We were delighted to meet the team on the unveiling of the Ballyfermot De La Salle GAA kit sponsored by Thorntons Recycling! Club secretary David Wolverson gave us a tour of the renovated club training facility that includes a gym, presentation screens and shower rooms. Ballyfermot De La Salle footballers Ryan Casserly & James Bracken with Th...

Thorntons Recycling with the first delivery to Poolbeg Waste to Energy Incinerator

April 24th 2017

Thorntons Recycling with the first delivery to Poolbeg Waste to Energy Incinerator

April 24th 2017 The long-awaited Dublin Waste to Energy Poolbeg Incinerator facility opened its gates to accept its first delivery of waste from its first customer –  Thorntons Recycling. The familiar shiny red Thorntons Recycling trucks began the process that will see a supply of electricity to 80,000 homes with a district heating system awaiting the devel...

Great fun at the Sumo Run!

April 24th 2017

Great fun at the Sumo Run!

April 24th 2017 The weather shone on Marley Park for the Sumo Run in aid of Purple House Cancer charity this weekend. It was great to see so many spectators take a rest on our Skip planter seats! Three members of  staff donned the suits and completed the course in an inflated time! Well done to Lorraine, Ashley and Rosie and all the other participants raising mo...

Sumo Run Ireland in aid of Purple House

April 18th 2017

Sumo Run Ireland in aid of Purple House

April 18th 2017 If you are looking for something fun to do this weekend then look no further than the Sumo Run in Marlay Park! The Purple House Sumo Run Ireland is a fun charity event in inflatable sumo suits with a 5km route in Marlay Park on Sunday, April 23rd in aid of Purple House Cancer Support. The event is organised and operated by Purple House. The aim of...

The Passion Project, Ballyfermot

April 13th 2017

The Passion Project, Ballyfermot

April 13th 2017 Congratulations to the organisers, writers, actors and participants of The Passion Project. The event surpassed all expectations with the creativity and collaboration of the Ballyfermot community on show. We were delighted to have had a supporting role (pardon the pun!) and it was wonderful to see our skip planter seats put to good use again. Th...

The Great Irish Bake for Temple Street

April 12th 2017

The Great Irish Bake for Temple Street

April 12th 2017 We love to support The Great Irish Bake for Temple Street and it was delicious again this year! With a supply of home-baked sweetness and a warm heart it is a favourite of the team. We registered with the Temple Street Foundation, donations are still open click here. ...

Recycle and Change for the Better

April 6th 2017

Recycle and Change for the Better

April 6th 2017 Repak has created the ‘Recycle and Change for the Better’ educational programme to encourage best recycling practices. This is in response to the rising levels of recycling bin contamination in Ireland. Up to 40% of what is currently placed in Irish recycling bins is contaminated. This campaign aims to transform participating pupils into enthu...

Proud Sponsors of The Passion Project

April 5th 2017

Proud Sponsors of The Passion Project

April 5th 2017 The Passion Project is a performance piece with many participants from the Ballyfermot/Cherry Orchard area at multiple locations taking place over two days. Some of the locations where the play can be viewed are; Aspect Hotel, Parkwest, Cherry Orchard Equine Centre, Parade from Equine Centre along Blackditch Road, Ballyfermot Community Civic Centre...

10 Ways to help Pollinators

April 4th 2017

10 Ways to help Pollinators

April 4th 2017 One third of our bee species are threatened with extinction in Ireland. During a recent visit to the Maynooth Tidy Towns committee we spoke to some community gardeners who are promoting the cause of pollinators. At this time of year people are itching to get out into their gardens and begin planting for the summer. With a little extra forethought...