FOREST FOR CHANGE

FOREST FOR CHANGE

The courtyard of Somerset House in London has been transformed into a forest from 1-27 June as part of the London Design Biennale. Visitors are invited by Forest for Change – The Global Goals Pavilion, to discover the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (the plan adopted...
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU……HAPPY BIRTHDAY

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU……HAPPY BIRTHDAY

            Today everyone in Ballincollig Tidy Towns would like to wish our Vice Chairman Pat Clarke a very HAPPY BIRTHDAY.  Pat is one of “The Waterboys” who keeps every flower in Ballincollig watered and has done so for many years. He is a stalwart of...
TEMPORARY RELOCATION

TEMPORARY RELOCATION

CORK CITY COUNCIL have advised that the Recycling Bins in the Car Park behind Quish’s SuperValu are being relocated to the GAA Club in The Powdermills for two weeks. This is to allow work be carried out in the Car...
AS JUNE TAKES HOLD

AS JUNE TAKES HOLD

THE PEOPLE’S PARKLET Today Ballincollig was delighted to see the long-awaited People’s Parklet put in place on Main Street. It is the newest Parklet in conjunction with Cork City Council, Benchspace and Ballincollig Tidy Towns. The Parklet is purpose built in Cork by...
SUNSHINE AFTER THE RAIN

SUNSHINE AFTER THE RAIN

DEFIBRILLATORS IN BALLINCOLLIG Bishopstown and District Lions Club recently very kindly donated an Automated External Defibrillator to Ballincollig. This latest one has been installed and is located at The Maxol Service Station on the Western side of Ballincollig. In...
NEWEST POLLINATOR TRAIL

NEWEST POLLINATOR TRAIL

There’s a new Pollinator Trail in Cork and it’s absolutely amazing. The Irish Bee Conservation Project (IBCP) in association with the Irish Heritage Trust and the Office of Public Works have opened a Pollinator Trail at Fota House, Arboretum & Gardens. There are...