February 5, 2015 eoin

Glounthaune Tidy Towns Projects for 2015

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 the Rising Tide
  • Landscaping both sides of Johnstown entrance road from ‘main Road
  • Seating in Dry Bridge landscaped area

Ashbourne Pond

  • Flow to Ashbourne Pond reinstated
  • Bronze sculpture of Black Tailed Godwit at Ashbourne Walkway
  • Natural wood tables and seats

Schools

  • Glounthaune National School road marking to promote traffic calming
  • Intergenerational Quiz – transition year students from St Als Carrigtwohill
  • Participation at ‘ La Glas ‘ at Gaelscoil Ui Drisceoil

Community

  • Lead group – Pride of Place representing South Cork in national competition
  • Expansion of village community herb garden
  • Organise waste reduction – energy reduction seminar in Centre
  • Promote Scouts Christmas Tree recycling
  • Promote establishment of Men’s Shed
  • Harpers Island Birdwatching Centre – promote the project
  • Biodiversity action plan
  • Coast Watch Clean Up along Rising Tide frontage
  • Knotweed survey, pilot usage of stem injection method, ongoing support of Cork Co. Council, year 1 of three year proposed eradication programme
  • Street lighting from Johnstown Park to the Church and roadside margin reinstatement

Tidy Towns

Signage

  • Two village signs in the form of Dry Bridge replica
  • Glounthaune National School road marking to promote traffic calming
  • Erection of Tidy Towns public notice board
  • New Co Council ‘Glounthaune’ road sign on Approach from Caherlag
  • Townlands carved stone identification markers

Craigs Field

  • Natural wood tables and seats.
  • Investigate feasibility of Walkway/cycle way along estuary from Craig’s Field to Little Island possibly following the approximate original ‘Crompan’ route.
  • Promote wildlife habitat at Eastern end of Craig’s Field – Bug Hotel

Contact & Committee