Flossie and the Beachcleaners

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It was pleasure to have a visit from Flossie and her Mother, who were in the county for their work with National schools and workshops at Garretstown beach.

We Went out on the MV Kerry head a passenger boat I operate as https://westcorkoceantours.ie/ and also do micro plastic sampaling from using a speacial collecting net.

The weather was sunny but with strong easterly winds making a for choppy but enjoyable trip. Sadly seeing a dead Gannet one of many who have seen over the last year and victim’s of avian flue which has been prevalent amongst these wonderful seabirds.(see picture in gallery)

ECO-UNESCO competition Finals 2023

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Bringing seven people upto the finals of the https://ecounesco.ie/young-environmentalist-awards/ national competition being held at the National Convention Center, Dublin was a logistical challenge but well worth it.

After Months of great work by all The Oceans plastic project team at Schull Community college. We successfully made it into the finals of the Eco UNESCO Competition winning the Upcycling and Reusing Marine plastic waste category. A fantastic achievement for all involved together with the pervious years team making it all possible.

On the 26th May Over 100 finalists were selected for over 40 category’s took part, it was a fabulous event for everyone who made there.

Won the category

Carrigboy National School on Local Beaches

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Fantastic morning out Beach cleaning with Carrigboy National school students on the 23rd May

cleaning and surveying of Beaches Near the the Tin Pub and Air India Memorial site collecting over 40kgs in a just three hours.

Brilliant to have spent time in the classroom and beaches with a great bunch of students and teachers, with a short bus ride to some wonderful beaches along the West side of Dunmanus bay.

Creating awareness and spreading Ocean literacy to the next generations!

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