WHAT’S THE BUZZ

WHAT’S THE BUZZ

DOING THEIR TOWN PROUD A huge thank you to Niall and the twenty-four U10 girls who carried out a litter pick for Tidy Towns.   WORK NIGHTS RETURN On Tuesday night we had 12 volunteers on Poulavone Roundabout. We worked on the grass mulching it and preparing the...
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...