Dublin has a proud heritage of parks. The City Council is very conscious of this heritage in its management of over 1,500 hectares of parks, green spaces, urban trees and the Bull Island Biosphere. The parks are popular for many types of recreational activity and provide facilities for activities including sports, play, educational, festivals and events.
Even within the heart of the City there are small oases of green space. It is the City Council's intention to identify opportunities for ‘greening’ other urban spaces to enhance biodiversity and the liveability of the City.