BALLINCOLLIG TIDY TOWNS POLLINATOR CORRIDOR MAP
Click the Bees on the map to follow the Ballincollig Pollinator Corridor
1 Poulavone Roundabout
A pollinator Heaven. Every plant is pollinator friendly. No Spraying. Less Cutting of the grass and 4 Areas left uncut
2 Glendower Court
Wildflowers, Pollinator Friendly Planting, less frequent grass cutting, No Spraying
3 The Link Road
Managed Wildflower Meadow
4 Fr Sexton Park
Transition Stone and Pollinator Friendly Planting
5 Killumney Road
Less Mowing Lots of Heathers in this area and visible signs of animal tracks
6 Killumney Road
Wildflower area and less mowing
7 Station Road
Pollinator Friendly planted Areas
8 Coláiste Choilm
9 Main Street
14 Wooden Planters with Pollinator Plants
Pollinator Friendly area. Natural Stone Wall
11 Cleburne Mews
Pollinator Friendly Bed and less frequent mowing
12 Westcliffe Flowers Bed
An exceptionally large, raised flower bed with over 3000 plants which are pollinator friendly
13 Scoil Barra - Ballincollig Community School
Pollinator Friendly planting in both School grounds
14 An Caislean Raised Bed
A Community Flower bed which is pollinator friendly
15 Coolroe Flower Bed
Pollinator Friendly Bed installed by local business and maintained by local resident
16 Coolroe Meadows
In this estate Spraying has been stopped and at the entrance to each section of the estate sections of the grass areas have been replaced with Pollinator Friendly Plants
Large Sweeping beech hedge with grass area underneath with Dandelions and cut less frequently
18 Regional Park
A Pollinator Heaven. Managed Wildflower Meadows Large grass meadows uncut planting with thought throughout the 134 acres. An amazing area
Pollinator Friendly Planted Areas and No Spraying
Raised Bed with Pollinator Friendly Planting and across the road less frequent mowing in Pairc Cul Rua
21 The White Horse
Pollinator Friendly Plants throughout all planters. Management are horticulturists
22 Old Fort Road
Two areas at rear of Castlewest left to grow naturally and will be manages over the coming year.
50 Fruit Trees planted in conjunction DC 4 Bees. Area has no pedestrian traffic and is now deemed a Biodiversity Heaven
24 BTT Allotment
Area outside allotment has a large uncut area as a Meadow. Pollinator Planting throughout the allotment
25 Coolroe Heights
An estate that has transformed its activities and is providing plenty of food for the Bees
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NEW SPONSOR We are pleased to announce Cork City Council has agreed a new sponsor for Poulavone Roundabout. Local...
FLORA & FAUNA
POULAVONE ROUNDABOUT One of our Volunteers spent a huge amount of time over last weekend spreading 10 tonnes of bark...
THE HEAT IS ON
NO SPRAY NO WAY 2022 saw Cork City Council stop the use of weed killers/ pesticides. Ballincollig Tidy Towns worked...
ALL PAWS ON DECK
LITTER PICK Sunday morning, 19 Volunteers joined 1 Transition Year Student for the weekly litter pick. The majority...
WILD GRASS Some people have asked us about large uncut sections of grass on the Poulavone Roundabout. We decided not...
FLOWERS ‘N SHOWERS
DAWN CHORUS Bird Watch Ireland Cork Branch will be hosting a DAWN CHORUS this Sunday morning 7th May at 4.30 am in...
WELCOME TO BALLINCOLLIG TIDY TOWNS
Ballincollig is nestled on the south bank of the river in the beautiful Lee Valley about 7 miles west of Cork City. Known to locals as ‘The Village’ Ballincollig became part of Cork City in 2019. It offers a wide and varied range of shops, services and industries for locals and visitors alike.
REGIONAL PARK BALLINCOLLIG is Ireland’s largest Industrial Heritage site covering an area of 134 acres, accommodating numerous Walkways and Trails, Playground, Skate Park, Multi-User Games Area, Pitches, Picnic Areas, and Permanent Orienteering Course (http://www.corko.net/ballincollig_poc) .
The nearby Inniscarra Reservoir is home to many clubs
National Rowing Centre (http://www.rowingireland.ie/national-rowing-centre-4/)
Inniscarra Sailing & Kayaking Club (http://corksailing.com/)
Cork Powerboat & Waterski Club (http://waterskiireland.com/)
Offers excellent bream, rudd, bream-rudd hybrid angling, having hosted a number of international competitions (http://www.fishinginireland.info/coarse/southwest/inniscarra.htm)