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EAST CORK JOURNAL - Published Thursday 23rd July, 2015

In this week’s East Cork Journal, independent Councillor Noel Collins expresses his concerns over the possible closure of Whitegate Oil Refinery which employees close to 400 people, Deputy Stanton has met with both management and staff of the refin


The John Saul Picnic and Vintage Fair will be held in Castlemartyr Resort on Monday, August 3 from 12pm – 5pm. This family day out will help raise funds for ‘My Place’ Midleton. There will be a charge of €5 for adults and children go free. General Manager of the Castlemartyr Resort Cathal Lynch is delighted that the resort has got invo
  • July 23, 2015 | 1:12 pm|
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New legislation has led to the water in the Front Strand Beach in Youghal being classed as poor, despite the water today being of excellent quality, a member of the Environmental Protection Agency explained. Peter Webster, EPA employee and author of ‘Bathing Water Quality in Ireland’ said the Youghal Front Strand is not closed for those lookin
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Running your own business can be a lot of pressure, however the women in Castlemartyr weren’t too afraid to take that risk. Each business differs hugely in Castlemartyr. However, from Geraldine Cunningham in the Post Office to Helen Hennessy in Brushstrokes Studio, there is one thing they all have in common, there is a woman behind each of each
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Nealon’s Quay in Youghal and Spike Island Pier are to receive a total of €207,750 in funding under the 2015 Fishery Harbours Capital Investment Programme”, says Cork East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton. “I am delighted that Cork County Council is to receive this funding to carry out a range of works to improve the piers at Spike Island and N
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Independent Councillor Noel Collins has claimed that over 400 East Cork jobs could be lost if the Government doesn’t act soon. The Midleton based Councillor said fears Whitegate Oil Refinery will be offered for sale have resurfaced. The expiry of a contractual agreement between the Government and the facilities current owners Phillips 66 has
  • July 17, 2015 | 1:43 pm|
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'EIRCODES' being sent to all East Cork Premises ‘Eircodes’ are being dispatched to all 27,016 homes and businesses in the East Cork area today (Thursday 16 July) as the new national postcode system swings into gear. Letters will be sent to every residential and businesses address in the county, informing them of the new Eircode for tha
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~ Titanic Experience Cobh launches global search to find stories of emigrants who left for America from Cobh, then Queenstown ~ The Titanic Experience in Cobh, has launched a local and global search to find relatives, descendants and family friends of emigrants who boarded the Titanic or any White Star Liner from Cobh (or Queenstown as it was th
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