Glen Handbook

Download it here – Please note that the book is A4 LANDSCAPE format

This page is where you will be able to download a pdf copy of the Glen Booklet and other special pdfs about the Glen

For Now here you will find info about The Glen Handbook Launch

LAUNCH EVENTS Saturday 20 August – Sunday 21 August 2022

The Booklet will be officially Launched by Niamh Twomey, Cork City Heritage Officer

2 PM


SUNDAY 21 August 2022

!!! The Gates will Open !!!

Glen Resource Centre’s Outdoor covered area – leading onto the park

Special Events include :

A Nature Appreciation Walk with Jo Goodyear, Botanist & Herbalist

A Herbal workshop with Jo Goodyear

Family Workshops exploring aspects of the Glen Handbook with Elinor Rivers, Éilis Ni Fhaoláin, Ann Dalton, Brenda Stillwell, Julie Forrester

A Talk with Ellie O’Byrne [writer & investigative journalist, and founder of TrIpe & Drisheen]

On the legacy of the Goulding Fertiliser Plant in the Glen:

The Ups and Downs of Goulding’s Glen: The Glen River Park and its history of industry and pollution

The old Gouldings Fertiliser Plant 1956

photo credit:

Morgan, A. C. (1956). [Gouldings Fertiliser factory, The Glen, Co. Cork]
This image is reproduced courtesy of the National Library of Ireland

The Glen River – The Hidden Valley of Cork City BOOKLET

DOWNLOAD the booklet here:

Citizen Science Water Sample Kick Test Record Sheet