The Green Flag is awarded in recognition of achieving quality standards for the presentation of Parks and recreation facilities. It promotes high horticultural and environmental standards and a benchmark for excellence in Park management based on acknowledged international best practice.
This month Poppintree Park was one of three parks in Dublin which recorded the award. At as great ceremony local elected reps helped fly the flag. It was ver disappointing to discover a few days later that the flag pole had been damaged, however repairs are being made and the flag will be back soon.