BUSIER THAN EVER

BUSIER THAN EVER

POLLINATOR CORRIDOR MAP The All Ireland Pollinator Plan is very important to Ballincollig Tidy Towns. To show how committed we are we have developed a Pollinator Corridor stretching from Poulavone Roundabout to Classes with many areas in between. On our Homepage we...
BITTERSWEET

BITTERSWEET

REST IN PEACE It is with great sadness that we learned of the death of Fr. George, Parish Priest of Ballincollig since 2003. Since becoming our Parish Priest, Fr. George O’Mahony was a magnificent supporter of the work of Ballincollig Tidy Towns and a great friend. He...
BALLINCOLLIG PARKLET

BALLINCOLLIG PARKLET

Tuesday morning the planting areas on the Parklet were filled with our own Compost from the Compost Bays in the Allotment. Thirty-seven bags were used in total. On Tuesday night during the first Work Night  many Pollinator Plants were planted in the Parklet together...
WORLD OCEAN DAY 8TH JUNE 2021

WORLD OCEAN DAY 8TH JUNE 2021

Today 8th June, 2021 is World Ocean Day. This year’s theme is ‘The Ocean: Life and Livelihoods’. “This year’s annual event will shed light on the wonder of the ocean and how it is our life source, supporting humanity and every other...
FOREST FOR CHANGE

FOREST FOR CHANGE

The courtyard of Somerset House in London has been transformed into a forest from 1-27 June as part of the London Design Biennale. Visitors are invited by Forest for Change – The Global Goals Pavilion, to discover the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (the plan adopted...
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU……HAPPY BIRTHDAY

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU……HAPPY BIRTHDAY

            Today everyone in Ballincollig Tidy Towns would like to wish our Vice Chairman Pat Clarke a very HAPPY BIRTHDAY.  Pat is one of “The Waterboys” who keeps every flower in Ballincollig watered and has done so for many years. He is a stalwart of...
TEMPORARY RELOCATION

TEMPORARY RELOCATION

CORK CITY COUNCIL have advised that the Recycling Bins in the Car Park behind Quish’s SuperValu are being relocated to the GAA Club in The Powdermills for two weeks. This is to allow work be carried out in the Car...
AS JUNE TAKES HOLD

AS JUNE TAKES HOLD

THE PEOPLE’S PARKLET Today Ballincollig was delighted to see the long-awaited People’s Parklet put in place on Main Street. It is the newest Parklet in conjunction with Cork City Council, Benchspace and Ballincollig Tidy Towns. The Parklet is purpose built in Cork by...