SPLISH SPLASH

SPLISH SPLASH

BUSY WEEK’S WORK Despite the shocking weather this week has been a very busy one. Our Workers have been very busy collecting leaves and tidying up for the Winter. The Bee Boxes on Poulavone Roundabout have all been removed and put into storage for the Winter. Adrian...
BUSY GATHERING

BUSY GATHERING

DATE FOR THE DIARY Wednesday 30th November 4-8pm at Radisson Blu Hotel, Little Island SECAD Steps to Sustainable Communities SECAD, local communities and expert speakers invite you to an exciting and critically important discussion about how communities and key...

TREE SEED COLLECTING AND GROWING WORKSHOP

  Collecting and growing seeds from local trees is a great  way help biodiversity in your community. Join Wild Work and Ballincollig Tidy Towns for a tree seed workshop. This will introduce you to the best native trees to collect seed from, how to correctly...
WINTER WOOLIES

WINTER WOOLIES

PLANTERS Monday morning the remaining planters were removed from Muskerry Junction as were the last 2 pole planters in the village. The only summer planters left to remove are those in the towers on Main Street. This we hope to do on Saturday. One hundred and eleven...
FAREWELL DEAR FRIEND

FAREWELL DEAR FRIEND

Tuesday was one of the saddest days we have experienced as a group. Our beloved Friend and Volunteer, Tony Whelan, passed away peacefully after a short illness. Our hearts are broken as Tony meant so much to all of us. I am heart broken. Tony and I worked side by side...
THIS ONE’S FOR YOU

THIS ONE’S FOR YOU

On Friday 28th October Ballincollig Tidy Towns was awarded its 10th Gold Medal at the 2022 SuperValu National Tidy Towns Awards Ceremony in the Shelbourne Hall in the RDS in Dublin. This award is being dedicated to our Stalwart Volunteer, Committee Member and Dear...
HOPEFUL ANTICIPATION

HOPEFUL ANTICIPATION

AWARDS CEREMONY INFORMATION The winners of the SuperValu TidyTowns Competition will be announced at the annual awards at the RDS at on Friday 28th October. The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD will be joined by Ian Allen, Managing...
AUTUMN’S GOLDEN GOWN

AUTUMN’S GOLDEN GOWN

SHAMEFUL SIGHT How disheartening to see the mindless vandalism on Sunday morning on Main Street. Such a shame after this business had invested time and money putting up winter planters to enhance both their premises and Main Street. Don’t they realise that they are...
BEAUTY AROUND US

BEAUTY AROUND US

GUNPOWDER TRAILS There are numerous Trails throughout the Regional Park in Ballincollig These Trails are shown on the large maps at both the Western and Eastern entrances to the Park. There are also plenty markers identifying routes outlined on the maps. This is a...
WEEKLY ROUNDUP

WEEKLY ROUNDUP

MINDLESS VANDALISM Ballincollig is in a very lucky position to have several heritage areas within the town.  As a result of a joint initiative between Cork City Council and Ballincollig Tidy Towns, information signs highlight these areas. Ringfort on the Link Road is...