Heritage Week in Fermoy

Avondhu Blackwater partnership would like to thank all those who helped organise events for this years heritage week. This years events included: Heritage walk with Christy Roche of the Catholic  buildings and Heritage of Fermoy Open day of Christchurch Fermoy, and talks on the history of the Protestant churches in North Cork Public outdoor Screening…

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Wildflower Meadow at Briscoe Terrace, Fermoy

Students of Bishop Murphy School recently planted up a small patch of bare ground at Briscoe place Fermoy. Last April this was a patch of bare soil but is now flourishing as a small meadow, complete with a range of wildflowers including poppies, daises, marigolds, cornflowers and many more flowers that are becoming increasingly rare…

Watergrasshill and Avondhu Blackwater Partnership Join forces for Village enhancement

Avondhu Blackwater Partnership and Watergrasshill Community Council joined forces this week to work on a village enhancement project. John O’Keeffe, Eamon Kavanagh, Derek Corrigan, Andrzej Maziarz and Adrian Browne, which form Avondhu Blackwater Partnership’s Roaming team of skilled maintenance workers and gardeners, arrived on Monday to lend their support to the programme. Over two and…

Clondulane Public Meeting

Clondulane Public Meeting How would you change your community to improve your quality of life? How would you like to see Clondulane in 5, 10 or in 20 years time? In order to guide the development of Clondulane towards your needs, your community is meeting to share their visions and explore the funding available from…

Minister Hogan approves €196,000 approx. funding for a unique tourism and heritage attraction ‘The Farm’ Grenagh, Co Cork.

Phil Hogan, T.D., Minister for the Environment, Community & Local Government announced today (30th January, 2012) that he has given sanction to Avondhu/Blackwater Partnership Ltd to approve funding of up to €195,615.94 to “The Farm”,  Grenagh, Co Cork 
This funding, provided under the Diversification measure of the Rural Development Programme 2007-2013 will provide financial support…

Fermoy Men’s Club

At the invitation of Mary Allen, Avondhu Blackwater Partnership, through an advertisement in The Avondhu weekly newspaper, a group of twelve men met in Fermoy Youth Centre in July 2011.  They viewed a recording of Cork V Kilkenny in the 1966 All-Ireland Hurling Final in Croke Park. After the game ended, a general discussion took…

Senior Citizen Handyman Service

Blackwater Community Connect provides reliable help at a reduced rate when you have tasks that are too much for most older people but too small to hire in a contractor.   If you need shelves fitted, a leaking tap fixed, hedges cut or your gutters cleaned then read on.  Our handyman is Garda Vetted, fully insured…

Avondhu Blackwater Partnership Offering Rainwater Harvesting Installation Courses

In response to the increased demand for the installation of rainwater harvesting systems, Avondhu Blackwater Partnership has teamed with Chevron Training and is now offering Rainwater Harvesting Installation courses which will be ideally suited to the person who wishes to up-skill and develop the expertise to avail of the opportunities presented by this increased demand.…

Upcoming Marketing Course Available at Avondhu Blackwater Partnership

Avondhu Blackwater Partnership will be running an 8 week Marketing Skills Course for business owners in the Avondhu Blackwater region, commencing in the last week of September. The purpose of the course is to increase the competitiveness of the participants, secure increased business and foster growth. Rather than simply teach academic marketing information, the course…