Great Western Square

Closed 14 May 2018

Opened 4 May 2018


Last summer as part of collaboration with Dublin City Council, University College Dublin and Local Residents facilitated by Fieldworks and Strategies, Landscape Architect and designer, a Willow Weave Project was run and installed in the picturesque gardens at Great Western Square.  The Great Willow Weave was delivered with the help of the Educate Together School at Grangegorman and other children resident in the area. 

 The project challenge was to develop something temporary which would be attractive to all comers but support a playful approach to the space.  For a week in June, all classes at the school came along to learn the craft of willow weaving and contribute to the installation.  The delivery of the project coincided with the resident’s event on the Square which was a wonderful evening and allowed for cohesion between the project and residents.

Now we would like your views in relation to next steps.   Having monitored the installation, it seems apparent that it has been successful in its objective.  The question now arises as to whether we should build on this, continue it for another year or try something new.

This is your chance to participate in the discussion please complete the questionnaire below.  If you confirm your email address and we will notify you of the outcome.

What happens next

Next Steps are to gather feedback from all the groups involved and propose a project for the coming year which continues the ethos of collaboration commenced in June 2017 between the residents , the local school and users of the park with support from University College Dublin,  Dublin City Council and the Great Western Square Residents.



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