Join in Dodder Action's family friendly activities for National Heritage Week 2017!


August 27, 2017, 10 am - 12 pm


  • Meet at The Dropping Well, Milltown, Dublin 6

  • Admission Free

  • Wheelchair Access (Partial)

  • Family friendly - suitable for children under 12

  • Further information: mobile 086 1744938 email

Come with us for otter spotting along the River Dodder and learn about the river's nature with Tim Clabon of the Irish Wildlife Trust

We will walk to Rathfarnham Bridge and while we can't be sure to see otters we will see their slides and perhaps their holts as well as insects, birds, fish and the special flora of the river!



August 27, 2017, 11 am - 5 pm


  • The Hive, Herbert Park, Dublin 4

  • Family friendly - suitable for children under 12

  • Full wheelchair access

  • No car parking on site

  • Further information: mobile 086 1744938 email

One Dodder Day is a photographic record of one day in the life of the River Dodder. River-lovers will be given just one day to photograph the River Dodder for this exhibition!

Get out on Sunday, August 20th, and photograph nature on the River Dodder to celebrate this special water day of a Heritage Week which focuses on the natural environment. Whether it be rain on a blade of grass or a Kingfisher, it's your river - go photograph it. Send your images to by 5 pm on Monday, August 21st.

The best pics will be enlarged and printed by Copy Graphics, Clonskeagh for a special Heritage Week exhibition at The Hive, Herbert Park!

Our exhibition which will also feature poetry and talks. We'd love to see you there. 





Victoria White