Phoenix Park Earns Prestigious Gold Award
Dublin’s Phoenix Park is one of only two parks in the world to receive a prestigious gold award for large urban parks – well-done lads!
The Inaugural International Large Urban Parks Awards, organised by World Urban Park based in Canada, is the main body that recognises the quality of parks across the world and the value they do bring to the cities to which they are associated.
With the only other winner of a gold award being Centennial Park in Sydney, Australia, So it is safe to say all the people from our lovely island currently leaving in Aus. are now enjoying the best of both worlds, lucky devils!
About the Phoniex Park –
The Phoenix Park is the largest enclosed public park in any capital city in Europe and is home to an abundance of flora and fauna, including over 500 wild fallow deer, Áras an Uachtaráin, the Phoenix Park Visitor Centre, Dublin Zoo and the Victorian Walled Garden are all located within the park.
This award puts the Phoenix Park on the world stage and showcases Dublin as a green city with the Park providing invaluable health, recreational and environmental benefits for so many communities.