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Youghal Parents Bag Pack for Autism

Parents Together in Autism is an active, voluntary group of parents in the Youghal area with children on the Autistic Spectrum. Formed some...

Bishop of Cloyne Says Government School Reform Is Damaging To Future Generations

A senior member of the Catholic hierarchy has said the government's attempt to reform the Country's Primary Schools may not affect any meaningful change. The...

Dirty Nappies, Bottles and Cans we are Losing the Battle on Beach Litter Says...

The Front Strand was left strewn with litter after hundreds of people descended on the on the beach on one of the hottest days...

Second Midleton Music Fest Coming This August

The second annual Midleton Music Fest will take place on Saturday, 19 August to fundraise for the East Cork Music Project (ECMP). This year’s Midleton...

Second Annual Thomas Kent Commemoration Very Well Attended

The second annual Thomas Kent Commemoration was very well attended in Rostellan this past Saturday, 17 June. The annual commemoration took place at Thomas...

Environmental Agency Launch New Beach Tool Website

The Environmental Protection Agency has launched a new look website aimed at making information on our bathing waters more accessible and user friendly. The...

Open Day at Seaside Cottage Garden in Aid of Marymount Very Well Supported

The second Open Day at Seaside Cottage Garden in aid of Marymount University Hospital and Hospice was supported by 400 people this past Sunday,...

David Stanton To Continue as Minister of State at Department of Justice After Reshuffle

Fine Gale TD for Cork East David Stanton has survived Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s cabinet reshuffle. The Midleton based Deputy is to remain as Minister...

Just Two Weeks Until the Ballinrostig Vintage Club’s Annual Field Day

Ballinrostig Vintage Club will hold its Annual Field Day in two weeks’ time on Sunday, 2 July. The Vintage Club, this year celebrating its 10th...

St John The Baptist First Bike Week A Success

School children, their parents and teachers from St John the Baptist National School swapped horse power for pedal power as they took part in...

Carrigtwohill Vintage Club’s Jimmy McCarthy Annual Memorial Run Commences Sunday

Carrigtwohill Vintage Club’s Jimmy McCarthy Annual Memorial Run takes place this Sunday, 25 June. The Jimmy McCarthy Annual Memorial Road Run will depart from Carrigtwohill...

Community Groups Have Been Given Permission to Honour Memories at North Abbey Cemetery Youghal.

The historic section of North Abbey Cemetery Youghal is in a state of disrepair, but not for lack of effort. After months of lobbying, Municipality...

East Cork Music Project End-of-Year Performance Fundraising For Cian’s Care

The participants of the East Cork Music Project (ECMP) are performing an end-of-year concert to fundraise for Cian’s Care this Sunday, 25 June. The...

Cobh Playground Fundraising’s Receive Further Investment From Cork County Council

Cobh Playground Fundraising’s efforts were given a major boost earlier this week when Cork County Council announced it would be raising the amount of...

Seven East Cork Schools Win Gardening Award

Getting your hands dirty sometimes does pay off. Seven East Cork schools have won prizes in the 2017 Cork School Garden awards. The competition...

Gaelscoil Mainistir Na Corann Officially Opens

Gaelscoil Mhainistir Na Corann was officially opened at a special ceremony by Bishop of Cloyne Dr William Crean on Friday 16 June. He was joined...

Cork County Council Announce Investment In East Cork Coastal Communities

A €250,000 boost from government for a number of East Cork communities has been welcomed. Youghal is to receive €112,500 towards a 20 metre...

Cobh Rescue Horses Family Fun Day Set For This Saturday

Cobh Rescue Horses is holding its Family Fun Day this Saturday, 24 June. Hosted by Cobh Pirates Rugby Club, the Family Fun Day begins...

Carrigtwohill Selected to Represent Cork in This Year’s Pride of Place Competition

Carrigtwohill has been selected as the Cork Winner in the population under 5,000 category of this year’s Pride of Place Awards. The town will now...

Midleton Councillor Challenges In Camera Meetings

Sinn Fein Cllr Danielle Twomey is taking the East Cork Municipality to task over its policy of behind closed-door meetings. Cllr Twomey has said the...

East Cork Successes at 2017 Lady’s First International Film Festival

Vaughan Buckley from Youghal won Best Movie for his film "Lilium" in the inaugural Lady's First International Film Festival in 2016 in Cork, and...

Carrigtwohill Home Owners Denied Insurance

Cobh Municipality are to request the Insurance industry to review its current flood risk policy. Municipality Chairman Fine Gael Cllr Anthony Barry has hit out...

Winner of Midleton Credit Union Car Draw Collects His Prize

The winner of the most recent Midleton Credit Union car draw collected his prize last Friday, 9 June. Tony Cahalane was the lucky winner of...

Cookery Demo Raises for €2,400 for Aaron’s Hope With More Fundraisers Scheduled

The Cookery Demonstration for Aaron’s Hope raised €2,400 for the Shanagarry student’s treatment last Thursday, 8 June. Ballymaloe Cookery School in Shanagarry hosted a Cookery...

East Cork In Bloom

The East Cork Municipality have announced the launch of a Garden and Floral competition for both Midleton and Youghal. The Municipal district say they want...

More Cancer Survivors Sign Up To Relay for Life Midleton

Relay for Life Midleton held a coffee morning for cancer survivors at My Place, Midleton last Saturday, 10 June, with new survivors registering for...

Public Toilets To Get Makeover in East Cork

Public toilets in Red Barn and Garryvoe beaches are to undergo a refurbishment programme this year. Cork County Council say the investment will represent...

Shame Litter Bugs For A Cleaner Cork

The scourge of fly-tipping across Cork County is getting worse with the local authority spending more time and resources clearing up after thoughtless people. Cork...

Midleton Family Resource Centre Holding Saturday Club for Kids with ASD

Midleton Family Resource Centre will run a Saturday Club programme for children from 24 June as part of its Bloom Network, with an information...

Midleton Educate Together National School Summer Fair Set For This Saturday

Educate Together National School, Midleton will host its annual Summer Fair this Saturday, 17 June. The Summer Fair will be held at Educate Together NS’...

Pushing the Boundaries East Cork Councillors Reflect On City Extension

It may not be classed as a total invasion by international law but for many it represents nothing but “a raid on the County”. For...

Cobh Traffic Chaos Set To Continue At Low Road

Further traffic chaos looms for low road residents as Cobh Municipality have deferred a decision on draft Taxi Bye-Laws. The towns representative are trying to...

Lack Of Funds Hinder Development In Youghal

Youghal has lost out on thousands of Euro of extra funding that could have benefited the enhancement of the town centre and boosted tourism. East...

Reduced Fund For 2017 Lighting Programme in East Cork

The 2017 East Cork Municipality street lighting programme will operate on almost €10,000 less than in previous years. Since 2015 the borough has had an...

Gaelscoil Chóráin Eochaill Searmanas An Bhraít Ghlaís

Over three hundred students with teachers, parents and siblings celebrated the great achievement of Gaelscoil Chóráin Youghal, when they were awarded the Green Flag...

Midleton Scout Hall Granted Planning Permission For Next Stage of Redevelopment

The next phase in the prolonged redevelopment of the 23rd Midleton Scouts’ hall has received a major boost with the granting of planning permission...

Thomas Kent Annual Commemoration

Saturday 17 June 2017 at 4pm, Thomas Kent Park, Rostellan. The "Thomas Kent Annual Commemoration " will be held on Saturday 17 June 2017 at...

Councillor Noel Collins Recognised For 50 Years Of Public Service

The hard work and commitment of Councillor Noel Collins was recognised this week when he was presented with a long service award by County...

Measures To Stem The Housing Crisis Lag Behind The Need.

Councillor Diarmaid O’Cadhla told the sitting of Cork County Council he is overwhelmed by people contacting him with issues relating to housing. The Independent Cllr....

Cancer Support Group Need wigs, Scarfs and Turbans.

A Cork charity who have dedicate their time, money and effort supporting women fighting cancer are looking for support. Since the Girls Club Cork was...

BUSINESS POST

Irish Firms Look East Ahead of Brexit

A delegation of 15 Irish businesses on Monday commenced a five-day visit to Hong Kong and Macau during which they will seek to strengthen...

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WELLNESS TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2017

While 2016 hailed wellness trends ranging from home sanctuaries to health-inspired vacations, as well as food superstars like turmeric root and avocado, 2017 beckons...