If you go down to the woods today you’re sure to find a big surprise.
It’s not bears you should be looking out for at Ballyannan woods, its fairies.
A fairy village has appeared in the Coillte managed forest just 1km from Midleton town centre.
Dotted over half a kilometer of the woodland walk visitors can see tributes to the mythical creatures in the form of wooden doors and miniature gardens.
The fairy land has captured the imagination of both young and old alike, with many adding their own creations.
Some decorative stones have also been installed leaving messages of hope during this dark period of covid 19 pandemic.
Similar developments have appeared in Rostellan and Curragh woods in addition to Mitchell woods Castlemartyr in recent weeks.