NEWSWORTHY ITEMS

NEWS FROM THE WEEK Students from Gaelscoil Ui Riordan together with some members of Ballincollig Tidy Towns were filmed working and singing together as gaeilge by TG4 during the week. Both groups will travel to Dublin in January for the finishing touches of what...

FESTIVE SEASON BEGINS

CHRISTMAS COMES TO BALLINCOLLIG Last Friday night the Belle of Ballincollig, Amy Bowdren and the Lord Mayor of Cork, John Sheehan turned on Ballincollig’s Christmas lights. A large crowd turned out to see the new lights that were kindly funded by Cork City Council and...

A WEEK IN THE LIFE…..

BULBS APLENTY During the week, approximately 120,000 bulbs were planted as part of Cork City Council’s Parks Department plans for 2020. The bulbs were put in a special planting machine similar to one used for planting potatoes. It opens the ground and plants the...

WEEK IN REVIEW

A ‘SPRAY FREE’ TOWN As outlined in the Chairman’s Awards Night speech, Ballincollig Tidy Towns is banning the use of sprays throughout the town with the help and support of Cork City Council, local organisations and residents. We as a community must come together on...