Fairview Park, Fairview, Clontarf, Dublin 3.
Some of the 50 trees earmarked for felling as part of the design of a new 2.5km cycle route from Clontarf to the city centre are honoured with yellow ribbons.
City councillors, environmental groups, and cycling organisations have said the trees, some older than 100 years old (see below) should not be sacrificed to make way for the cycle path and an alternative solution should be found.
Dublin City Council said the proposed cycle path could be scrapped if councillors do not approve the designs for its development.
East Wall History Group writes:
New research by the East Wall History Group has shown that the trees are of significant historical interest. Their planting contributed not only to the proper development of Fairview Park but also helped initiate a reforestation programme across the country .
The full historical background can be found at link below…