WEEKLY ROUNDUP

MINDLESS VANDALISM Ballincollig is in a very lucky position to have several heritage areas within the town.  As a...

OCTOBER BECKONS

MUINTIR NA TIRE CORK SCHOOL GARDEN COMPETITION This competition is organised by Cork County Muintir Na Tire and...

PUSHING FORWARD

SPECIAL GATHERING Tuesday evening Ballincollig Tidy Towns held the last Work Night for 2022. There will, however, be...

SUNSET

GREEN FLAGS The 2022/2023 Green Flag Awards were announced by An Taisce Environmental Education on Wednesday 14th...

SHINE BRIGHT

SOME OF THE WEEK’S WORK Monday morning Adrian and Gay started edging the footpaths on Old Ford Road after having...

BALLINCOLLIG TIDY TOWNS POLLINATOR CORRIDOR

1 Poulavone Roundabout

A pollinator Heaven. Every plant is pollinator friendly. No Spraying. Less Cutting of the grass and 4 Areas left uncut

1A Poulavone Statue

50 Perennial Pollinator Plants put in place surrounding the Statue

2 Glendower Court

Wildflowers, Pollinator Friendly Planting, less frequent grass cutting, No Spraying

3 The Link Road

Managed Wildflower Meadow

4 Fr Sexton Park

Transition Stone and Pollinator Friendly Planting

5 Killumney Road

Less Mowing Lots of Heathers in this area and visible signs of animal tracks

6 Killumney Road

Wildflower area and less mowing

7 Station Road

Pollinator Friendly planted Areas

8 Colaiste Choilm

Wildflower Meadow

9 Main Street

14 Wooden Planters with Pollinator Plants

22 Old Fort Road

Two areas at rear of Castlewest left to grow naturally and will be manages over the coming year.

23 Orchard

50 Fruit Trees planted in conjunction DC 4 Bees. Area has no pedestrian traffic and is now deemed a Biodiversity Heaven

20 Classis

Raised Bed with Pollinator Friendly Planting and across the road less frequent mowing in Pairc Cul Rua

10 Sunningdale

Pollinator Friendly area. Natural Stone Wall

11 Cleburne Mews

Pollinator Friendly Bed and less frequent mowing

12 Westcliffe Flowers Bed

An exceptionally large, raised flower bed with over 3000 plants which are pollinator friendly

21 The White Horse

Pollinator Friendly Plants throughout all planters. Management are horticulturists

24 BTT Allotment

Area outside allotment has a large uncut area as a Meadow. Pollinator Planting throughout the allotment

13 Scoil Barra - Ballincollig Community School

Pollinator Friendly planting in both School grounds

14 An Caislean Raised Bed

A Community Flower bed which is pollinator friendly

15 Coolroe Flower Bed

Pollinator Friendly Bed installed by local business and maintained by local resident

25 Coolroe Heights

An estate that has transformed its activities and is providing plenty of food for the Bees

16 Coolroe Meadows

In this estate Spraying has been stopped and at the entrance to each section of the estate sections of the grass areas have been replaced with Pollinator Friendly Plants.

17 Coolroe

Large Sweeping beech hedge with grass area underneath with Dandelions and cut less frequently

18 Regional Park

A Pollinator Heaven. Managed Wildflower Meadows Large grass meadows uncut planting with thought throughout the 134 acres. An amazing area

19 Westcourt

Pollinator Friendly Planted Areas and No Spraying

Parklet

OUR MISSION

Bringing together all that is good in a community to create a Town future generations can be proud of

“Your future depends on what you do today”  (Mahatma Gandhi)

THE TIME IS NOW

THE TIME IS NOW

Ballincollig Tidy Towns is at a critical stage. Volunteers are badly needed. The work we do has been dependent on the...

MR. BLUE SKY

MR. BLUE SKY

GIVING BACK Last Friday morning 14 members of staff from VMwear joined our men to carry out some work as part of their...

WARM WELCOME

WARM WELCOME

Last Sunday Ballincollig Tidy Towns welcomed its newest Volunteer who recently moved to Ballincollig from the...

A FINE SIGN

A FINE SIGN

This week we took delivery of a beautiful sign which we have placed at the allotment. Huge thanks to Monika and the...

MIDSUMMER

MIDSUMMER

VIDEO MAGIC Be sure to visit the ‘Biodiversity’ page on the website for some wonderful videos. In association with...

OUR FUTURE

OUR FUTURE

BALLINCOLLIG LGFA The Ballincollig LGFA members and their mentors have been doing an incredible job with their weekly...

WELCOME TO BALLINCOLLIG TIDY TOWNS

Ballincollig is nestled on the south bank of the river in the beautiful Lee Valley about 7 miles west of Cork City. Known to locals as ‘The Village’ Ballincollig became part of Cork City in 2019. It offers a wide and varied range of shops, services and industries for locals and visitors alike. 

REGIONAL PARK BALLINCOLLIG is Ireland’s largest Industrial Heritage site covering an area of 134 acres, accommodating numerous Walkways and Trails, Playground, Skate Park, Multi-User Games Area, Pitches, Picnic Areas, and Permanent Orienteering Course (http://www.corko.net/ballincollig_poc) . 

The nearby Inniscarra Reservoir is home to many clubs

O'Donovan Agri Group
Ballincollig Credit Union
CastleWest Cork shopping centre
Cork County Council
Quish’s SuperValu