We are planting 1,000 trees on Valentine’s Day at our Love Trees Event!

Draft Timetable, Malahide Castle Planting Party 14th Feb 2019 Love Trees on Valentine’s Day


Here is our proposed timetable for today; for each planting party we are very grateful that the Fingal operations team can give a little talk about the trees at Malahide Castle Demesne. This will be followed by a safety talk from easy treesie and a demonstration on how to plant the saplings.

111 school children in total with accompanying adults and volunteers galore.



8.30 Easy treesie team meets with Fingal, Avoca car park


9.30; St. Sylvester’s (28 First Class and teacher Darragh Lee with volunteer parents), Malahide Community College (Student Council representatives; 2 2nd year, 1 3rd year, 2 Transition Year, 1 5th Year , 6 students in all with their teacher Orla Rooney) meet at Yellow Walls pedestrian entrance and walk up to planting area


10.45 St. Sylvester’s, (First class 28 pupils with teacher Edel Griffith),  ditto


11.45 St. John Paul 2, (27  Sixth class with teacher Yvonne Ward), ditto


12.45 approx. St. Finian’s, Swords meet at Malahide Castle car park (immediately to the left of the entrance) (10 fifth year with their teacher Grace Masterson,  12 6th year students with their teacher Ciaran Burke)


2.00 p.m. Students and volunteers clean and pack up tools and equipment, St. Finian’s depart;


A bowl of soup or equivalent for volunteers who wish to have a bite of lunch, Avoca Malahide Castle

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