THE OLD SQUARE

This old picture of The Square shows an area in Ballincollig that was an hive of activity and a much different place to what it is today.It is lovely to see the arch that is still in place today. This arch is at the start of the lane that leads up to Bakers Road.Just...

WORK NIGHT VOLUNTEERS

Tuesday night was the final Work Night for 2019. The Volunteers have carried out these Work Nights each Tuesday and Thursday since the end of March. A tremendous amount of work was done each of these nights. With every project undertaken, there was always a great...
WHAT  WE’RE  UP TO

WHAT WE’RE UP TO

  PODCAST IS LIVE! PRIDE and the motivation behind picking up other people’s rubbish with Tom Butler, Ballincollig Tidy Towns The podcast is now live and can be found on all of the popular podcast Apps and even on Spotify! It can also be listened to directly via...
SNIPPETS

SNIPPETS

On Monday 30th September, the  2019 SuperValu Tidy Towns Awards will take place at The Helix DCU Dublin. Always an exciting occasion, tension fills the room as communities gather from all over Ireland to hear the competition results. Each group hopes that the...
2019  ANTI  LITTER  AWARDS  CEREMONY

2019 ANTI LITTER AWARDS CEREMONY

  On Tuesday evening we attended the Cork County Council 2019 Anti Litter Challenge Awards Ceremony in County Hall. Although Ballincollig is now part of the City judging had commenced when we were still in the County . This Competition has been extremely...
THE  NIGHTS  HAVE  CLOSED  IN

THE NIGHTS HAVE CLOSED IN

Our 2019 Weekly Work Nights  have been ongoing since the end of March.  Every Tuesday and Thursday night (other than when beaten by the weather) our Volunteers gathered on Main Street and worked for a few hours on several interesting projects and also on the...