What is Japanese Knotweed? Japanese knotweed (Fallopia japonica) was introduced into Europe during the mid-nineteenth century as an ornamental plant. It has since become one of the most problematic invasive weeds in Europe. Japanese knotweed is a perennial weed, producing… Read More »Japanese Knotweed — A Focus for Action
Landscaping Extensive landscaping around new village signs 1000m of roadside beech hedging on approach road Whitethorn hedge near railway bridge to village Wildflower meadow in Cuddy’s acre Wildflower meadow in Johnstown ‘triangle’ Investigate possible landscaping estuary side of village behind… Read More »Glounthaune Tidy Towns Projects for 2015
RE: PLANNING SUBMISSION 14/6679 !Sir,We wish to make the following observations re the proposed development by O’MahonyDevelopments at Johnstown, Killahora, Glounthaune. 1. The existing traditional stone wall (along the southern boundary of the proposeddevelopment adjoining the roadway between Glounthaune and… Read More »Glounthaune Tidy Towns Planning Letter Jan 2015 14/6679
Some of these birds come from places as far away as Canada and Siberia.
Cork Harbour is recognised as being of international importance for its wetlands and the tens of thousands of birds that rely on them each year, with some of these birds coming from places as far away as Canada and Siberia. With interest in our environment growing all the time, Glounthaune Community Association and BirdWatch Ireland saw an opportunity to develop a wildlife/educational amenity for the people of Glounthaune, Cork Harbour and national and international tourists visiting East Cork. And, one site, Harper’s island, Glounthaune, Co. Cork was seen as having that potential as it was known to be of importance for wintering and migrating Icelandic Black-tailed Godwits.Read More »Surveys of waterbird numbers at Harper’s Island, Glounthaune.