Free training in the citizen science stream (index CSSI).
Learn how to monitor your local stream, and help protect our waterways.
Venue: Curraheen Grotto
Date: Saturday, 25 March 2023
Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
To raise funds to update the playing pitch at Ballinora, we’ve released a calendar for 2023.
The calendar has pictures of all the teams that competed in 2022 for:
- Ballinora GAA
- Ballinora ladies football
- Ballinora camogie
The calendar features all the teams from Under 5s to the different adult teams in each code.
This one-off calendar shows our young people at their best, representing their hard work and teamwork.
Supporting the club and contribute to its future.
The calendar is €10.
To get a calendar, email firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll contact you.
Venue: Ballinora GAA
Date: Sunday, 27 November 2022
Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Collecting and growing seeds from local trees is a great way to help biodiversity in your community.
Join us with Wild Work
for a tree seed workshop.
This will introduce you to:
- the best native trees to collect seed from
- how to correctly prepare and plant seeds
- the best way to care for young trees
In the event of bad weather this event will be held indoors.
We’ve published the 2022 TidyTowns competition results.
We improved our 2021 score by 19 points.
The adjudicators concluded that:
“The committee and volunteers should be proud of their excellent performance in this years competition and it is clear to the adjudicators that significant progress is being made with each passing year in Waterfall and Ballinora.”
You can read the report to find out more.
Venue: Scout den, Ballinora
Date: 1 November 2022
Time: 7:00 pm
We’ve arranged a presentation on safety and security in Ballinora and Waterfall.
Anyone can come along and hear the talk.
The presentation will be given by:
- the Community Garda from Ballincolig
- a Garda officer from Cork City – specialising in advising communities on security and crime prevention
There’ll also be a question and answer session where you can talk about any issues that concern you.
Find out more about security and crime prevention in the Garda information leaflets. These tell you:
Venue: Grotto Curraheen
Date: 9 October 2022
Time: 11:30 am to 12:00 am
This is known as a WaterBlitz.
Help us test the water quality
Join us on the WaterBlitz. The WaterBlitz is a water testing activity, carried out at various sites over one weekend. This allows us to measure nutrients in the local rivers and waterways.
We’ll test for the nutrients, Nitrates and Phosphates – which are the most common pollutants in river waters – at the same time period at various sites. This will give us a snapshot of water health in the region.
Make sure you bring your wellies!
Venue: Ballinora Church
Date: 7 October 2022
Time: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Join our bat walk and learn more about the different species of bat we have in Ballinora.
On the walk, you’ll use a bat detector to find bats and identify the species.
The bat walk is free but you’ll need to book.
To book a place of the bat walk, contact:
Find out more about our bats in Ballinora project