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Projects

Projects over the years

  • Maintenance of many planted areas within Lismore Town and its environs
  • Provision of the Community Notice Board on West Street
  • Bilingual Street Name Plates
  • Container planting on West Street, New Street and Main Street
  • Submissions to Lismore Town Plan regarding building development
  • Drafted a 3-5 year Tidy towns Development Plan for Lismore Town
  • Decorative Wildlife panel erected in Millennium Park
  • Provision of funding for opening up of Forge / St. Carthage’ s Well
  • Placing of information plaque at Forge / St. Carthage’ s Well
  • Provision of funding for the development of a small picnic area at town end of canal
  • Development of managed wildlife area in association with Lismore Estates
  • Drafting a three year Biodiversity Action Plan
  • Putting in place special recycling bins as part of Lismore Tidy Towns Waste Minimisation Programme
  • Conservation of a nineteenth century flood barrier / wall at the Strand
  • Annual participation in An Taisce’ s National Spring Clean by organising a major litter pick – up on all of the main approach roads into Lismore
  • Carrying out conservation work on four nineteenth century stone depots dating from the time of the Irish Famine
  • Awareness creation on biodiversity through the use of local notice boards and the weekly Tidy Towns notes in the local papers
  • Working with the town’ s primary and post primary schools on environmental projects
  • Enhancing Lismore’ s various landscaped areas and redesigning them when required
  • Washing and painting lamp standards, bins and junction boxes in the town environs
  • Promotion of County Waterford’ s Climate Change Strategy through the distribution of a flier to all residents and tips on reducing a person’ s / organisations carbon footprint
  • Liasing with Heritage Officer Waterford Co. Council Ms. Bernadette Guest and the county’ s Conservation Officer Ms. Rose Ryall on issues concerning the natural and built environment
  • Development of nature / wildlife / biodiversity area at the Strand and a butterfly and bee corner at the Grotto
  • Participation in surveys organised by Bird Watch Ireland and the National Biodiversity Centre based in Waterford
  • Promote the “Race Against Waste” by providing tips to householders and businesses in fliers distributed in the town
  • Erecting bird nesting boxes and bat boxes at sites recommended by the local wild life ranger
  • Launching a chewing gum  litter awareness campaign by organising a school poster competition and promoting the use of combined gum and cigarette bins in the town
  • Working with the local community on ways to improve the presentation of their properties
  • Planting perennials to create all year round colour in planted areas around the town
  • Banner project at the Millennium Park
  • Collection points for household batteries in local shops
  • Planting to encourage pollination by bees and other pollinating insects
  • Development of a Bee & Butterfly corner at the Grotto West Street
  • Erecting a 1916 centenary commemoration stone with three flag poles in the Millennium Park
  • Painting the children’s playground adjacent to the Millennium Park and public toilets
  • Working with Waterford Co. Co. on opening the site of two Ice Houses circa 18oo at Ballyin on the Ballyduff Road.Lismore Tidy Towns researched their history and placed an interpretive notice board in situ
  • Members involved with the “Adopt    a Monument” project at the Round Hill

This project has been part funded by Waterford Leader Partnership under the Village Renewal and Development Measure of the Rural Development Programme 2007-2013.