Donadea Forest Park
A public meeting
was held on the 12th October in Ballagh House Pub to gather ideas and proposals
as to how best to develop the Forest Park. The committee are currently in consultation
with Coilte and Kelt and there will be a full report in next months issue.
Please note the following
for your social diaries, Santa Claus, courtesy of the Donadea Development Group will be in
attendance at Ballagh House Pub, on 12th December, at 2.30p.m. Wren Boys
Concert will be held on St. Stephens Day, in Donadea Forest Park, at 2pm. More
information in next months issue.
Tir Na Mona
Function & Auction
A very successful night was
held at Dowlings of Prosperous, on Friday the 23rd of October. Music was
by Paddy and Gerry and the auctioneer for the night was Ger Nevin. Proceeds from the
auction the function were divided between the Tir na Mona Group and Staplestown Choir
Group. A most enjoyable night was had by all. Our sincere thanks to all who supported us
on the night and gave so generously, items for the auction.
Donadea Group Water Scheme
There was a meeting held
about the above scheme in Tiermahon School on Friday 30th of October. The
meeting was well attended with about 40 people present. The meeting was called to gauge
public interest and inform the people present about the aims of the group. From the
meeting 11 volunteers came forward to help survey the area involved. We hope this survey
will take place between the 10th and the 22nd of November. Please
give our surveyors all the support they need. The Donadea group Water Scheme will
hopefully connect into the Rathcoffey Scheme, which will becoming as far as Donadea
crossroads and close to the Belgard Road. The water supplies is from the above items
please call either Tom Kearns on 869577 or Carolyn O Gorman on 869317.
- Garden Corner
Autumn leaves. Instead fill large, holed sacks with moist leaves and seal. Theyll
slowly turn into leaf mould , a great soil fertilisers. The sack can be used as a barrier
to stop weeds from spreading.
Destroy weeds in your
lawn without using a chemical weed killer by sprinkling a little salt on the centre weed.
They will die slowly within a couple of weeks.
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