SUBLIME

SUBLIME

A SITTING TRIBUTE Last Sunday the Residents of Rosewood Estate gathered in wonderful sunshine to honour one of their own. Tony Whelan, a hugely proud Rosewood Resident, who sadly passed away last November, was extremely active in the Residents’ Association for many...
Newsletter September 2023

Newsletter September 2023

  Newsletter: September 2023 The All-Ireland Pollinator Plan is a framework bringing together different sectors across the island of Ireland to create a landscape where pollinators can survive and thrive. Its implementation is coordinated by the National...
HIDDEN BEAUTY

HIDDEN BEAUTY

DAY OUT There was great excitement last Saturday as 22 of our Volunteers set off for the annual Day Trip. Kevin our driver from Ballincollig Coaches collected us early and we set off in high spirits for Bunratty Castle and Folk Park. The Wild Goose in Mallow was our...
A GOOD WEEK

A GOOD WEEK

COME JOIN OUR TEAM Ballincollig Tidy Towns is always looking for new members to join for the weekly Litter Pick on Sunday mornings for one hour. We gather at 11am and everyone gets an area to go work on. Afterwards we gather for a cuppa and chat. Why not come out for...
UNWAVERING

UNWAVERING

AUGUST’’S SEEDS FEED NEXT YEAR’S BEES Many of us with flowering meadows may be tempted to mow them as they have begun to look dead and somewhat untidy. Hold it!! Don’t mow!! As from mid-August many of these plants will be producing seed, ready to drop into the soil...
SEASONAL CHANGE

SEASONAL CHANGE

MEADOW Some people have commented on the ‘rewilded areas’ around the community that they look shabby and somehow take from the area. These areas were all planned and this week the All- Ireland Pollinator Plan has issued a document “Meadow in Progress” explaining the...
EVERY CLOUD

EVERY CLOUD

TIME SQUARE Great work was carried out in Time Square this week. All the Planters were tidied up and the large area in front of the cinema and shops was power washed. This has made a huge difference.   WORK DONE On Monday morning Sunday tackled the area around...
Newsletter August 2023

Newsletter August 2023

  Newsletter: August 2023 The All-Ireland Pollinator Plan is a framework bringing together different sectors across the island of Ireland to create a landscape where pollinators can survive and thrive. Its implementation is coordinated by the National...
SERENITY

SERENITY

WEEK’S WORK On Monday our workers cut the grass on a section of the Old Fort Road and edged some of the footpath. They also removed the suckers from the trees. Tommy and Sunday cleaned the area beside the footpath at the junction near Gaelscoil Ui Riordain and...
TOGETHER WE’RE BETTER

TOGETHER WE’RE BETTER

AGM Ballincollig Tidy Towns Annual General Meeting took place on Monday 17th July in The Oriel House Hotel. There was a great turnout and the meeting was a very positive one. Chairman, Tom Butler began with an opening address paying special tribute to a much loved and...