Clarecastle Tidy Towns

Published on September 19, 2023

Barry O’Loughlin recently  appointed  Biodiversity Officer with Clare County Council,visited  Clarecastle   to  review  Clarecastle Tidy  Towns  Biodiversity  plan  and walk through   many of the Green areas  and open spaces mentioned in the Plan including  The Peoples  Park , and  “Hares Corner”    Community orchard Project,  Clarecastle Quay , Clarecastle Playground , Community Garden , Clarecastle  Scouts  Grounds , River Fergus  Walk , and  Clarecastle GAA complex  where Niall Tuohy  Club Chairperson  gave a guided tour of the   impressive  GAA grounds and new Astro Turf pitch and recreational  facilities.  Barry also paid  a visit to Fr Pat Malone PP  and with Clarecastle Tidy Towns  expressed  thanks for the Clarecastle Pastoral Council  biodiversity pro pollinator  Project in Clarehill Graveyard.

With Barry’s assistance Clarecastle Tidy Towns and Heritage and wildlife Group are hoping to have further reviews and enhancements  of the  biodiversity plan  with particular emphasis on implementing the recommendations from the Clarecastle Tree survey report 2022 and getting more people involved in the promotion of  Biodiversity in their own areas and community , If interested please   contact  via email address  [email protected]

Clarecastle Tidy  Towns next meeting will be on Monday 25th Sept  – 7 Pm  Clarecastle Old School . we would love to hear from new volunteers as we commence  preparations for 2024 and looking forward to The national SuperValu TidyTowns competition results  which will be announced shortly