STILL PUSHING AHEAD

STILL PUSHING AHEAD

  LITTER PICK Last Sunday there were twenty-two Volunteers and four Transition Year students out on the weekly Litter Pick. The following day this waste together with the waste from the daily Litter Picks of the previous week yielded 5 bags of Rubbish, 2 bags of...
BEES – ARTICLE FROM THE GUARDIAN

BEES – ARTICLE FROM THE GUARDIAN

  Article from The Guardian Country diary: the mother of all queen bee heroines  Buff-tailed bumblebees could be considered a hero of the animal world. Photograph: Mark Cocker It was once suggested that George Orwell’s notion of a hero was a working-class...

PESTICIDES EFFECTS ON BEES – STUDY

  Irish Wildlife Trust Interesting study here from the UK on certain pesticide’s effects on bees.  Baby bee brains develop abnormally when exposed to pesticide – study     Study was carried out by researchers from the Imperial College...
A POSITIVE WEEK

A POSITIVE WEEK

A SUCCESSFUL NIGHT At 8pm on Tuesday last up to seventy people attended the talk at the Oriel House Hotel by Margaret Griffin of Griffins Garden Centre on the Importance of planting Pollinator Friendly Plants. The evening opened with Tom Butler of Ballincollig Tidy...