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A Carrigtwohill National School has become the first primary school in the county to be awarded the ISPCC Blue Shield flag for their robust anti-bullying policy. Scoil Mhuire Naofa were presented with the flag last Friday 2 October 2015 by Sinead


On Friday, 2 October the fog lifted over Ballycotton to permit the successful completion of our Senior Geographical Investigation. In the ever adventurous hands of the Geography Department, forty students completed a detailed study of coastal erosional processes & resulting landforms. Activities on the day included the gathering of information in v
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Blank Canvas, a three-piece band very rightly confident in their abilities played an ebullient casual gig in Banner’s bar on Sunday evening to finish the first weekend of music with the cosy pub as venue. Comprised of Cian Ducrot, Darragh Lee (both on vocals and guitar), and Adam Courtney (drums), Blank Canvas made themselves comfortable along
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Recently 29 second class students from Castlemartyr National School attended Ballymaloe Cookery School as part of their prize in a recent eco-art sculpture competition. The competition was run through the cookery schools slow food movement, of which Castlemartyr is one of eight schools who are affiliated with the programme.
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Ellie with Julia B, Grainne, Julia K and Ciara.
6th Class students and their parents visited Pobalscoil na Trionoide secondary school for its open day last Wednesday 30 September. Despite the 2015/2016 academic year having only just started, staff and students took the opportunity to showcase the school’s facilities to potential students for the 2016/2017 academic year. Hundreds of prospe
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The East Cork Municipality are promising to play its part in protecting Glenbower woods as fears have been raised about its future. A delegation from the Glenbower Woods Committee told Monday’s borough meeting unless urgent funding is sought the local amenity could be lost. Carmel McNamee, group member told councillors the forest bridges and h
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Fine Gael TD for Cork East and Chairperson of the Oireachtas Justice Committee, David Stanton, has welcomed the approval of his suggested changes to the General Election ballot paper. “Up until now the party emblems have been placed along the left-hand side of the ballot paper and in the case of ‘non-party’ or Independent candidates, the s
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Residents in the village of Killeagh could be left in the dark for a further year before they are considered for public lighting. At the October sitting of the East Cork Municipality Councillor Mary Linehan Foley asked for public lighting to be installed at the entrance of the Killeagh GAA ground. The entrance is on a dangerous bend on a narrow
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