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Saving the Poddle River - Róisín McAleer

March 31, 2020

The River Poddle runs through Dublin City, sometimes underground, so not a lot of people know of its existence. Róisín McAleer, a teacher and member of Crumlin Community Clean Up group, tells us about the importance of the river and how it's being threatened right now.

Have a listen and don't forget to sign the petition here! Everything else mentioned is linked below.

The Planning documents are available to view here.

Taking Action!

Contact the River Poddle Flood Alleviation Scheme here or email them at with your concerns for this project. Use to find your local TDs and contact them too.

You can also copy and paste your email and send it to:

  • - Commissioner of Floodrisk Management
  • - Director of Floodrisk Management

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