DAISY DAYS

DAISY DAYS

BTT KEEP CUPS Following on from the BTTs tote shopping bags and as part of our continued Sustainability efforts, we recently commissioned the Ballincollig Tidy Towns Keep Coffee Cups. The Keep Cups have many advantages evident in these links –...
SUNNY DAYS

SUNNY DAYS

DARKNESS INTO LIGHT https://www.darknessintolight.ie/ On Saturday morning 7th May, at 04.15 those walking in Ballincollig will gather at BALLINCOLLIG COMMUNITY SCHOOL in Innishmore.     COMMUNITY SPIRIT Thursday morning 3 hardworking volunteers from VMware...
MAY DAY

MAY DAY

LITTER PICK Twenty-two Volunteers gathered on Sunday morning for the weekly litter pick. There were no Transition Year students as they were on Easter holidays. We look forward to their return. . During the week several litter picks were carried out and the bags of...

THE POULAVONE ROUNDABOUT

  Ballincollig Tidy Towns Committee took the decision some months ago to leave the grass uncut on the Poulavone Roundabout until April. This was to let the bumblebees have an ample supply of food from the dandelions. Finally last Saturday morning eight of our...
UNITY AND HOPE

UNITY AND HOPE

UNITED WE STAND The sunflower (or “soniashnyk”) is Ukraine’s national flower and has been grown on its central and eastern steppes since the middle of the 18th century, cultivated for its seeds, which are eaten as a snack, or crushed into oil, a key ingredient...
HAPPY EASTER

HAPPY EASTER

Ballincollig Tidy Towns would like to wish its Volunteers, Transition Year Students and the local community a very Happy Easter.   A QUIET WEEK It has been a quiet week at the allotment. Work has been slow not only because of the weather but also due to holidays....