Turvey Allotments

Sow, Nurture, Harvest for Life

Ag Cur, Ag Cothú agus ag Sábháil don Saol

Turvey Allotments

About the allotmentsFingal Co Co

Turvey allotments are owned and run by Fingal County Council in north county Dublin.This website has been set up independently by an allotment holder to provide help and information. Turvey Entrance to Turvey Allotmentsallotments are situated on the Donabate / Portrane penninsula in Fingal. There are 232 plots - click here to see the layout map >>

If you wish to apply for an allotment - please visit Fingal Co Co Website or alternatively contact Fingal Co Co on (01) 890 5000 or email allotments@fingalcoco.ie or visit their website.

Fruit, Vegetables and Herbs

  • If the ground is very wet do not even walk on it until some dry wather comes. Remove old crops not already taken out.
  • Control weeds over areas of ground that will be dug over later - hoe out the weeds, cover with old carpet or use suitable weedkillers. 
  • Plant new fruit trees and bushes. Control weeds around new and established fruit trees and bushes - these crop better without competition from grass or weeds.
  • Prune fruit trees and bushes now, if not done

Latest News

  • The AGM, BBQ and horticultural competition will take place on Sunday August 19 at 2 PM.

    If you are interested in running for the committee, please submit your name and plot number to the committee no later than Monday 6th of August.

    Will take place after the AGM.

    Horticultural Competition
    We will be initiating our first, and perpetual, best allotment competition. If you wish to be considered, please email the committee with your name and plot number, email address below by Monday 6th of August.

    We will also run running a produce competition on the day. Categories include heaviest vegetable, wonkiest root, smelliest flower to name a few. You can submit on the morning of the AGM.


Local Business

We like to promote and support growers, suppliers and any small business in our area. From organic and free range farms, garden centres, to your friendly local mechanic. The list brings you direct to the suppliers with contact details. If you would like to add your business here, please contact us.
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Allotment Opening Hours
Jan - Feb 8am to 5pm
Mar, Apr - May 8am to 7pm
Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep 8am to 9pm
Oct 8am to 7pm
Nov - Dec 8am to 5pm

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Sanuk Thai supports Turvey Allotments

Sanuk Thai - Supporters of
Turvey Allotment Scheme

Useful Links

Click here for some useful links to independent websites for information sources. Here are some links to organisations of interest.

Fingal Co Co

Transition Towns Donabate Portrane

Birdwatch Ireland

Newbridge House and Traditional Farm
Newbridge House and Farm - Donabate