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This week we learnt of an awful attack on a Collie dog in Cobh, the owners of the animal returned from a mini break to discover the dog had been attacked whilst in their own back garden. The dog has received medical treatment and hopefully will be re

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At the start of the week, parents of 27 secondary school children from Killeagh received emails, stating that there was not enough spaces on the school buses to accommodate them. In response, a petition was created on uplift.ie which has been signed by 80 people at the time of going to print. “Some of the 27 kids have got back on since,” sai
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Midleton Food and Drink Festival will hold its launch night on Wednesday, 24 August at the Jameson Heritage Centre. This year’s Food and Drink Festival focuses on the flavours of East Cork, and its launch night at the Jameson Heritage Centre revolves around providing a taste of what’s to come when the Festival gets underway in September. The
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St. Mary’s College Gardens, in the Raleigh Quarter of Youghal, will once again be the venue for Youghal’s prizewinning Medieval Festival. It is one of the country’s largest FREE events organized to celebrate National Heritage week 2016, attracting over 8,000 visitors to the town for the day. Described by a representative of The Heritage Coun
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Midleton Community Forum and Family Resource Centre, and Cloyne Diocesan Youth Services (CDYS), are both undergoing temporary cessation of activities for no more than two weeks for annual leave. Midleton Community Forum and Family Resource Centre is on a two-week shutdown from Monday, 15 August to Monday, 29 August. All programmes, including c
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Midleton Music Fest, the all-day music fundraiser in aid of the East Cork Music Project (ECMP), commences this Saturday, 20 August. The Fest will feature more than 15 of East Cork’s most talented musicians and bands, and is free to enter. The event, hosted by An Teach Beag on Connolly Street, Midleton, begins at 2pm and ends at the pub’s clo
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Mary McGrath, Photographer, lives in Kinsalebeg just across the River Blackwater from Youghal. Back in March 2016, Mary set up a social media page entitled Love Youghal and told The East Cork Journal that the aim is "to promote the town of Youghal and surrounding areas through photographs taken by amateur and other photographers and posted on soci
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Katie with her new hairstyle.
Katie O'Shea is 8 years old and lives in Youghal. Her long hair was her pride and joy and she wore it in many different styles. On Thursday, 4 August this generous little girl had 14inches of her hair cut for the Children's Charity, Rapunzel. Asked by The East Cork Journal why she had her hair cut, the 3rd Class South Abbey pupil said "I was t
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My Place have installed two signs bearing the group’s name above their premises on the Mill Road, Midleton, but are insistent their mission and fundraising work are not yet complete. “We were here nearly a year and sign’s just up now,” said My Place manager Liam Ruane. “It makes the building more clearly identifiable. It’ll help people
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N25 Killeagh Village Pavement Strengthening Scheme will commence work in the next two weeks and last for at least nine months, with MEIC LTD as main contractors and the contract is worth approximately €3 million. The proposed works of the nine-month programme will occur along the N25 National Primary Route at Killeagh Village over a distance of
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The business community in Cobh are calling on the council to rethink a ‘sunshine tax’ which could see street trading fees increased by almost 500%. Cobh Municipality have been charging businesses who place tables and chairs outside their premises an annual licence fee of €50 per table and four chairs. The charge has not been enforced for t
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