ALL FOR ONE

ALL FOR ONE

OLD FORT ROAD Tuesday morning Anthony and Adrian were busy trimming the beautiful Beech Hedge on the Old Fort Road. They filled ten one-ton bags of cuttings. These were all taken to the Allotment for recycling. LITTER PICK On Sunday morning eighteen Volunteers...
CREATE A COMPOST BIN

CREATE A COMPOST BIN

A compost bin can be made at any time of the year, but autumn is a time when both “green” nitrogen and “brown” carbon materials are readily available. The bins are often made from plastic or structured from wooden pallets. Sometimes it is sufficient to pile the...
BLOOMIN’ LOVELY

BLOOMIN’ LOVELY

THE CAMERA NEVER LIES Darren Lane and Terry Hume, two local photographers, very kindly spent time capturing Ballincollig’s wonderful floral displays for us. As a result of their talent and kindness, the colours and beauty seen through their lenses are now ours to...
WITH AUTUMN APPROACHING

WITH AUTUMN APPROACHING

DATE FOR THE DIARY OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF BALLINCOLLIG PARKLET Following the success of the Parklet on Douglas Street and as part of the ‘Reimaging Cork’ Programme, Cork City Council sought to provide more Parklets in the City Centre and beyond. To date, in 2021 there...
COMPETITION READY

COMPETITION READY

WORK THIS WEEK The floor in the Poly Tunnel at the Allotment was sorted on Monday. Then during the week indoor flowerbeds were prepared for the Geraniums in this newly floored Poly Tunnel. Adrian continued with his work on the Hydrangeas along the top part of the...
AS SUMMER FADES

AS SUMMER FADES

URGENT APPEAL    URGENT APPEAL    URGENT APPEAL BLOOD SUPPLIES ARE LOW DUE TO VACCINATIONS AND SUMMER HOLIDAYS. HOWEVER HOSPITAL DEMAND IS RISING. WE URGENTLY NEED BLOOD DONORS TO ATTEND AT THE EIRE OG GAA HALL, OVENS  ON MONDAY 16 – THURSDAY 19 AUGUST  FROM...