Boardwalk plan for damaged Tallaght wetlands shelved 'for now'

Miscommunication led to levelling of material at wildlife-rich area of Sean Walsh Park

Thousands of creatures were killed during the destruction of an area of wetland in Tallaght in September.

Thousands of creatures were killed during the destruction of an area of wetland in Tallaght in September.

A planned project to enhance an area of wetland in Tallaght which was destroyed following a miscommunication has been shelved for now, South Dublin County Council (SDCC) has said.

The area of Sean Walsh Memorial Park, known commonly as the Tallaght Wetlands, had been identified by Trinity College researcher Collie Ennis late in 2018 as being rich in animal and plant species.

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