What is Adopt-A-Beach?

It’s a program started by Skerries News in June 2009, with the help of An Taisce, whereby volunteer families, schools, clubs and organisations can ‘own’ a stretch of beach for a year. They look after it and keep it litter free; we provide the gloves, bags and support to help them do it. All adopters, or ‘beach guardians’, receive a Certificate of Adoption to keep.

How can I help?

If you are not one of our volunteers for 2024, we still need your help. Adopters may be away and beaches can become messy overnight. If you want to help out, call in to Skerries News, 18 Thomas Hand St, Skerries for official bags and gloves.
If you would like to report a litter emergency, call 849 0629 or email us and we’ll send someone out. You can also help spread the word about us. If you would like help starting it in your town, just drop us a line!