Sunday, 27 November 2011
Walk and Mapping events 2008
Walking Tour with Jim Wilson from Passage West to Hop Island
Sunday 14th September 2:00pm – Meet at Passage West Playground
Cork Greenmap have produced a guide, which maps a walking route along the shore of Cork Harbour from Hop Island to Monkstown Creek.
A myriad of history, wildlife and natural beauty is waiting to be experienced from Hop Island to Monkstown Creek in Ireland's largest natural harbour. As part of the Cork Harbour Project – Beyond the Myths 2008, Cork Greenmap have produced a walking guide of this beautiful stretch of the harbour. Home to industry and terminus to the first railway line in Cork, it was also a favored holiday destination during the 19th Century. It continues to be much-enjoyed by walkers, cyclists, sailors and fishermen who appreciate its natural setting and character. The walk passes through Passage West on its way to Monkstown. Inhabited by local and migrant birds the ecology of the area is of international importance. The guide will provide information for you as you take to the trail.
Cork Greenmap is a sustainable community development project, the overall aim of which is to raise awareness of sustainable living issues. Through mapping and other events, Greenmap engages people in the enhancement of the social, ecological, environmental and alternative economic aspects of their communities.