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This week we learnt of an awful attack on a Collie dog in Cobh, the owners of the animal returned from a mini break to discover the dog had been attacked whilst in their own back garden. The dog has received medical treatment and hopefully will be re

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East Cork Fire Fighters will join forces with their colleges across city and county as they gear up for a gruelling charity ladder climb next month. The crews will take part in a three day intense ladder climb challenge to raise money to send sick children from across the county on a trip of a life time to Euro Disney. The Fire Fighters will sca
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Killeagh Macra na Feirme will host their second annual family fun day this Sunday, 28 August. The fun day, taking place in Mount Uniacke from 2-6pm, promises to be an even bigger effort than the previous year, with proceeds from the event going to Embrace FARM (Farming Accidents Remembered and Missed). Some of the attractions for this year includ
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Cobh hosts two major angling events this September, one of which is the European Sea Angling Championship. The first event, the 50th Deep Sea Angling Festival commences on Monday, 5 September at Kennedy Pier, Cobh. An international event open to both individuals and teams, the Angling Festival is a competition that runs solely on conservation. “
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Midleton blogger Sean Monaghan who is short listed for a national blog award.
Sean Monaghan creator of ‘A Tasteof-ireland.com’ has been short listed for the Irish blog awards which take place in Dublin next month. The site has attracted a large following since it was established five years ago. Monaghan says the aim of the blog is to highlight the great food producers in the area while educating the public in the art
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Jameson Heritage Centre
Midleton’s Jameson distillery is hoping to solar power its alcohol. Irish Distillers the owners of the Midleton site have sought planning permission for the erection of a 316.68 kilovolt solar array to the roof of two existing warehouses at the East Cork facility. The solar array will generate onsite green electricity which will be used to hel
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Michael Twomey - Kieran McCarthy - Complete Control Films - Photo by Mick O Connell — with Michael Twomey and Kieran McCarthy.
Youghal filmmakers Michael Twomey and Kieran McCarthy of Complete Control Films (CCF) are in the postproduction stages of their latest documentary Wish You Were Here: The Redbarn Story. Wish You Were Here: The Redbarn Story aims to retell the story of the Redbarn Ballroom, Youghal’s premier entertainment and music venue from the years of 1957 u
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At the start of the week, parents of 27 secondary school children from Killeagh received emails, stating that there was not enough spaces on the school buses to accommodate them. In response, a petition was created on uplift.ie which has been signed by 80 people at the time of going to print. “Some of the 27 kids have got back on since,” sai
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Jameson Heritage Centre
Midleton Food and Drink Festival will hold its launch night on Wednesday, 24 August at the Jameson Heritage Centre. This year’s Food and Drink Festival focuses on the flavours of East Cork, and its launch night at the Jameson Heritage Centre revolves around providing a taste of what’s to come when the Festival gets underway in September. The
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St. Mary’s College Gardens, in the Raleigh Quarter of Youghal, will once again be the venue for Youghal’s prizewinning Medieval Festival. It is one of the country’s largest FREE events organized to celebrate National Heritage week 2016, attracting over 8,000 visitors to the town for the day. Described by a representative of The Heritage Coun
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Midleton Community Forum and Family Resource Centre, and Cloyne Diocesan Youth Services (CDYS), are both undergoing temporary cessation of activities for no more than two weeks for annual leave. Midleton Community Forum and Family Resource Centre is on a two-week shutdown from Monday, 15 August to Monday, 29 August. All programmes, including c
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