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EAST CORK JOURNAL - Published Thursday 26th March, 2015

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In this week’s edition you will read about the residents in a Midleton estate who fear for the safety of their homes after it’s been discovered that their waste water pipes have not been connected to the outside services which could lead to subsi

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~Lusitania centenary to be marked by commemorative events in Cobh ~ This May, four coastal communities in Co. Cork are coming together to host a series of commemorative events, entitled Lusitania100 Cork,  to mark the centenary of the sinking of the RMS Lusitania by a German U-boat off the coast of Cork, Ireland, during the First World War.  
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Residents in a Midleton estate are fearing for the safety of their homes after it’s been discovered that their waste water pipes have not been connected to the outside services which could lead to subsidence if left untreated. Several of the houses on the Copper Hill Estate in Broomfield Village have been beleaguered with problems since the res
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An East Cork councillor has been highly critical of a recent HIQA report on efficiencies in Midleton Community Hospital. Independent Councillor Noel Collins has challenged government to come up with the resources to bring the facility up to HIQA standards. Speaking at the March sitting of Cork County Council the Midleton based councillor said
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Leahy’s Open Farm will once again be holding it's annual Easter Experience which includes Easter Egg Hunts, Egg and Spoon Races as well as a whole host of other fun activities. This year will see them teaming up with local businesses The Garryvoe Hotel and Riverview Eggs to hold an egg throwing competition in aid of Make A Wish over the Easter W
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The latest members Car Draw took place at the Midleton Credit Union on the 13 March and saw Elizabeth Hodgers crowned the winner of a brand new Seat MII . Last Saturday a truly ecstatic Elizabeth was presented with the keys to her luxurious vehicle at Cashmans Car Sales in Midleton.
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Councillor Noel Collins has described the demand for social housing in East Cork as being out of synch with the demands of the region. "Live horse and you will get grass" was his response to a report published by the authority's director of housing. Councillor Collins had asked the housing department to comment on ways it intended to deal with
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A special Litter unit deployed to tackle illegal dumping in East Cork removed 19.28 tonnes in a 59 day period, in the Youghal area in 2014. Last year a team of 4 vehicles were brought in to reduce the incidents of illegal dumping around the county. The trucks were manned by civic amenity employees on days the sites were closed, operating on geof
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