The City Ring road extends to some 7 Km from Castlecomer rd. to the callan rd. with extensive attractive planting and some 10 roundabouts all with individual plantingdesigns.
The attractive for the 6 spot Burnet moth Zygaena filipendulae
Click here for short video of moth
Castlecomer roundabout with sustainable planting, the adjacent road banks have many wild flowers.
Rare orchids are being protected and we are working to improve their habitat.
this flower is particularly attractive for the 6 spot Burnet moth Zygaena filipendulae
Hebron motorway access roundabout with sustainable perennial planting
New Orchard roundabout with colorful flowers and evergreen planting.
Ring road with edge only trimmed with further zone of grassland and native species trees
Colorful wild flower edges to the road.
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Tagged 6 spot Burnet moth, callan, Callan road, Castlecomer, planting, ring road, roundabout, Zygaena filipendulae
The Lions club Joined with the KKB to assist in a very successful clean up on Saturday 8th at 10.30am . The volunteers met at the Watershed car park just off the Boharnatownish road. The clean up was along the Ring road and lough boy areas of the City . The fantastic summer weather was appreciated by all !