Dukesmeadows forms an extensive urban wild flower meadow close to the River Nore and within walking distance of Kilkenny City Centre. It is a haven for wildlife, insects and plants. it forms an attractive amenity for the residents of the area.
The WWF Earth Hour was celebrated in the Kilkenny communities of Melville Heights and Dukesmeadows on Saturday the 26th March at 8.30 p.m. A large crowd of residents and visitors turned out to launch sky lanterns into the night sky. The evening was still and cloudless. The neighbouring houses has their lights turned off. The launched lanterns formed a constellation of star like globes rising into the still evening. The event was organised by Kilkenny Local Authorities Environmental section in conjunction with Keep Kilkenny Beautiful and promoting a sustainable future in harmony with nature for all in our City.
Celebrating earth hour in Kilkenny! Copyright: Keep Kilkenny Beautiful
Lanterns are launched. Copyright: Keep Kilkenny Beautiful
Lanterns in the night sky. Copyright: Keep Kilkenny Beautiful