HO…HO…HO…

HO…HO…HO…

A NOTE FOR OUR FANTASTIC VOLUNTEERS, ESTATES COMMITTEES AND TRANSITION YEAR STUDENTS. We have come to the end of our official work for 2020 and will be taking a break until Sunday 10 January, 2021. To each and every one of you, a very big ‘thank you’ for your support...
‘TWAS THE WEEK BEFORE CHRISTMAS

‘TWAS THE WEEK BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Two of our Volunteers, Jack and Shane turn up every week and work on their “patch” the Inniscarra Road. They had previously volunteered as TY students while doing work for the Gaisce Award and had spent many Sundays litter picking. LITTER PICK Twenty-one Volunteers...
A TIME FOR GIVING

A TIME FOR GIVING

December is normally a very busy month for the Ballincollig Scout Group, Parents/Friends and Youth Members as they would be preparing for both the Annual Christmas Bazaar and the Annual Scout and Guide Toy Giving Mass.  Although all meetings and activities have been...
TIPPING AWAY

TIPPING AWAY

RECYCLING The students at Ballincollig Community School always like to do their bit for the environment. They gather all used plastic bottles from teachers and students. Each week BTT collects several plastic bags containing these bottles. When our Volunteers are out...

100 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE BURNING OF CORK

100 YEARS AGO – The Burning of Cork – A Night Of Chaos And Terror   This Friday marks the 100 year anniversary of the burning of Cork City and historian Donal Fallon, recounts the violence before and the cruelty during the devastating Cork City fire. Fallon...
MAKE YOUR OWN BEE HOTEL

MAKE YOUR OWN BEE HOTEL

Over the past number of years bees have lost much of their natural habitat as they’re under assault from pesticides, intensive farming, climate change and have lost a huge percentage of wildflower rich meadows. Creating Pollinator Corridors and using alternatives to...