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Canals Clean-Up Day - 25th April

Dublin City Canals

About Dublin City Canals

Dublin City Canals main aim is to promote the use of Dublin's canals to their fullest potential as amenities. We would like to ensure that the canals are maintained to the highest possible standard and they offer the maximum amenity values to everyone who use them.

What's Involved

Join us for the Big Canals Clean-up event on Saturday 25th April.
This is a family-friendly event, all are welcome. Our goal is to have teams clearing litter at different points along the canals.

Volunteers will be removing litter and rubbish from the canals and the canal banks (equipment will be supplied). Volunteers will separate recyclable materials from waste materials.

What's required for this position

All are welcome!
No special skills required, only an interest in getting involved. Gloves, litter pickers and bags provided.

  • Personable Skills
  • Trades/ Operative/ Manual

Level of English required for this role:
Basic English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: Once Off

Hours required: 2hrs Once off

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Dublin 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8

Other location details:
Various meeting places on both the Royal and Grand Canal, Dublin

Also available in these counties
Dublin - City

Screening details for this role:

  • Application Form

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training
  • Insurance cover

Age restrictions:
Over 16

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

An opportunity to meet new people who are enthuastic about Dublin's beautiful canals and a sense of civic pride.

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Contact person:
  • Organisation: Dublin City Canals
  • Phone:
Volunteer Ireland is delighted to acknowledge the support of:
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