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In this week’s East Cork Journal we spoke with Martin Forrest ahead of the Darkness into Light Fundraiser which will take place on Saturday morning 7 May at 4.45 am, outside Market Green Shopping Centre. Martin is one of the main organiser and is

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The Darkness Into Light walk which is the largest annual fundraising event held by Pieta House will take place again this year in Midleton on Saturday morning the 7 May at 4.15 am, with pre-registration commencing at 2am at Market Green Shopping Centre. Just before the dawn breaks over the banks of the Owenacurra River the people of East Cork wil
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There are exciting times ahead for the picturesque harbour town of Cobh. During the month of May the town will be alive with the sound of UKULELES! Local music group , Gilbert’s Lane will present a brand new Music Festival and bring much music and entertainment to a town, already buzzing with the anticipation of summer visitors and tourist attrac
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A stretch of popular East Cork beach front has been cordoned off after a dangerous situation has developed. Ballybranagan car park and access to Ballybranagan beach has been closed by Cork County Council after it was deemed unsafe. The sandy beach has been the centrepiece for thousands of people’s childhood in East Cork, its closure has led to
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Bunscoil Mhuire Student Panos Karousos wins Easons Spelling Competition.
The 2016 Eason Spelling Bee competition, organised for all 5th and 6th class students and Primary 7 teachers throughout Ireland, drew huge numbers of entrants from all over the country. Youghal's Bunscoil Mhuire participated in the interesting and competitive event and received a Spelling Pack which enabled them organise their own spelling comp
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Midleton College Students pictured  at Croke Park Monday 25 April
Midleton College is celebrating after receiving a number of awards showing that it is ahead of most schools when it comes to using technology in innovative ways. Established in 1996, the eir Spiders are now in their 21st year making them the longest standing and most prestigious internet awards in Ireland. They reward Irish businesses and commun
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Cork County Council has called on the acting Minister for Health Leo Varadkar to implement a breast cancer awareness programme for men. The move comes after Independent Councillor Noel Collins tabled a motion calling for more awareness of the disease. Breast cancer is seen by many as a woman’s disease, although very rare, the condition is sti
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Pupils from Midleton CBS Primary School have qualified for the Scratch Computer Programming National Finals later this month. “The Game of Space” created by First Class pupils, Bradley O’Brien and Caelum Evans, has been selected to proceed to the Scratch Competition National finals on Thursday 28 April. The Scratch Competition National Finals
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Motorists are being warned to brace themselves for disruption as long awaited upgrades improving both pedestrian and traffic safety in Killeagh Village get the go ahead. The works will begin next month. It’s the first of two major improvements to the N25 by Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII). The €3 million makeover for Killeagh will
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Traffic calming measures and new pedestrian crossings could be installed as part of efforts to improve road safety measures in Glanmire and Glounthane. Mark O’Sullivan from Cork County Council’s Road Design office received the full backing of Cobh Municipality to go to public consultation for the development of a pedestrian crossing in Sallyb
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What sounds like an urban legend is in fact all too common says Independent Councillor Noel Collins. The Midleton based representative told Cork County Council’s Southern Committee meeting on Monday 18 April his toilet rat horror story. He said the recent Atlantic storms which swept the country causing untold flood damage brought with them an
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