Are you a Second level student interested in fashion or the environment? South Dublin County Council is delighted to announce the launch of RELOVE Fashion – an exciting new competition which encourages students to take a deeper look at how their clothing is made and asks them to explore reuse options such as upcycling, repairs, alterations & mending.

Finalists will be invited to attend a fashion showcase on 26th November at the Rediscovery Centre in Ballymun. Finalists from across Leinster will attend the event where fashion and sustainability professionals will judge their outfits and storyboards.

How do I enter?

  • Step 1 Expression of Interest
    Students must submit their Expression of Interest Form by email to their Local Authority Representative no later than 5pm on October 2nd 2020. Download expression of interest form here.
  • Step 2 Submission Detail
    Complete the Submission Form and return it to your Local Authority Representative no later than 5pm on 30th October 2020. Please note that applications are only valid if entered on the Submission Form and all questions are answered. Download the Submission Form here.
  • Step 3 Create a wonderful outfit and a storyboard to help explain your outfit!

Download the full flyer here.

Any queries regarding Relove Fashion please contact the Environmental Awareness Office at or call (01) 4149000 Ext 4288.

Green Schools
Green Schools

An Taisce’s Green-Schools Programme, known internationally as Eco-Schools, is an educational reward scheme that promotes and acknowledges long term, whole school action for the environment. If you want to join the 106 Schools with Green Flags in South Dublin County simply

  • Contact the Environmental Awareness Section to receive the Green Schools presentation  -
  • Register with An Taisce – form below
  • Implement the Seven Steps
  • Apply for your Green Flag before 1st December every year

Green Schools Handbook
Green Schools Registration Form

An Taisce Green Schools Contact details:-
Phone - 01 400 2222

Halloween Pack - "Make It A Happy Halloween"

This free pack is designed for young people to encourage them to make the most of this holiday season and do so in a safe way.

Inside the pack you will find 'stay safe' advice, pet safety tips and fun outdoor activities for young people to take part in over the Halloween period.

Happy Halloween Everyone!

South Dublin County Traveller Schools Culture Project.

South Dublin County Council are working in partnership with Tallaght Travellers Community Development Project and Clondalkin Traveller Community Development Project on the roll out of a new initiative to promote greater understanding between Travellers and the settled communities. This project involves Travellers visiting schools in the South Dublin area and engaging children in conversation around Traveller culture in modern Ireland.

If your school is interested in participating in this project please contact Donna O’ Reilly, Staff Officer, Social Inclusion Unit,, 01 414 9270/ 086 185 0656

The Yellow Flag – An Intercultural Programme for Schools

Yellow Flag

This programme is an equality and persity initiative for primary and secondary schools which promotes and supports  interculturalism.  The programme commenced in September in St Aidans Community School, Tallaght. It is being delivered by the Irish Traveller Movement.

St. Aidan Community School have successfully completed the Yellow Flag Programme and they will receive their flag at the awards ceremony on Tuesday 12th November 2013. The programme will be rolled out in Mount Seskin Community School, Tallaght and in St. Ronans National School, Clondalkin in the period 2013/2014.

If your school is interested in participating in this project please contact Donna O’ Reilly, Staff Officer, Social Inclusion Unit,, 01 414 9270/ 086 185 0656

A-Z of All Services