FESTIVE SEASON BEGINS

FESTIVE SEASON BEGINS

CHRISTMAS COMES TO BALLINCOLLIG Last Friday night the Belle of Ballincollig, Amy Bowdren and the Lord Mayor of Cork, John Sheehan turned on Ballincollig’s Christmas lights. A large crowd turned out to see the new lights that were kindly funded by Cork City Council and...
VOLUNTEER  SPOTLIGHT

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT

Ballincollig Tidy Towns is extremely lucky to have an exceptional team of Volunteers who work tirelessly throughout the town to keep it looking its best. They not only work to maintain the level the town has reached with regard to cleanliness but constantly strive to...
A WEEK IN THE LIFE…..

A WEEK IN THE LIFE…..

BULBS APLENTY During the week, approximately 120,000 bulbs were planted as part of Cork City Council’s Parks Department plans for 2020. The bulbs were put in a special planting machine similar to one used for planting potatoes. It opens the ground and plants the...
SNIPPETS

SNIPPETS

CHANGING TIMES Welcoming people to Cork City. Another ‘sign’ that Ballincollig is part of the city now.   It is so important that we support our own. The more support we give the stronger our community becomes. We appreciate the support of our...
SO MUCH GOING ON

SO MUCH GOING ON

CLEAN AIR WEEK This week is Clean Air Week. The week-long event is the newest campaign from the Green-Schools Travel Programme and is focused on raising awareness of, and taking action on, air pollution at the school gates. Following a study carried out in spring 2019...
A BUSY WEEK

A BUSY WEEK

WEBSITE An informative blog, FUN FACTS, started on our website. Biodiversity has become a word in our everyday use and these bright, colourful, factual illustrations bring home its importance. Perfect for adults and children it’s a fun way to learn some facts. Our...