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In this week’s East Cork Journal we spoke to Youghal man Patrick O’ Sullivan who has been over 16 months for a disabled parking bay outside his home, Patrick in 2014 sadly suffered numerous strokes and as a result he requires the parking bay clos

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A 12-year-old Midleton busker that has raised almost €18,000 for the Red Cross Migrant Appeal has received a national seal of approval. Milo McCarthy was awarded a young Person of the Year Award in recognition of his support of the migrant crisis. The annual person of the year awards were held in Dublin’s City West Hotel last Saturday 3 Dec
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A free Christmas Draw with 1st prize of €2,000 in local Vouchers, Free Parking from the 1 to the 24 December (two hour limit applies) and a Christmas Shop Window competition are just three of the great incentives put forward by Youghal Traders this Christmas. The Super Draw, in conjunction with CRY 104fm, was launched in Youghal on Monday la
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On Thursday 1 December 2016, Cork ARC Cancer Support House announced its expansion into Youghal, Co. Cork. Cork ARC are to take over the running of Cuan House located at 29 Friar Street, Youghal, Co. Cork. The centre will open in the Spring of 2017, it will be known as Cork ARC Cancer Support House and will serve the people of East Cork and West Wa
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Plans have been submitted to build 100 new homes in Midleton. Castle Rock Homes Ltd want to develop a 2.09 hectare site at Broomfield Village which would include a serviced site and crèche. The developer has promised residents they will bring in road safety and flood prevention measures. The 5 acre site is bound to the north by agricultural la
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The future of Cobh Hospital hangs in the balance due to a funding shortfall. Management at the community owned hospital told Health Care Officials earlier this month it needed €100,000 more in funding to avoid closure. The hospital receive section 39 funding from the HSE through the government’s fair deal scheme. However its Board of Manag
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Cobh’s Parents and Children Together (PAKT) group is holding its annual family fun day this Saturday, 3 December. Held at Cobh YMCA, in Ticknock Commercial Park, Cobh, the PAKT fun day will run from 2-4.30pm, with all members from the community welcome so long as children are accompanied. “We’ll have a children’s craft table, where they
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Killeagh sees a Rock Night fundraiser in aid of Rebel Wheelers and Bumbleance take place this Saturday, 3 December, at Kennedy’s Bar. Organised in association with Friends of Aoibhe, the Rock Night, which has no cover charge, runs from 10pm until late and features music by East Cork rock band the Smoking Doves. “It’s held in association w
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20 years ago, Eddie & Eileen Leahy took the plunge, by turning their small family farm into a thriving open farm, enjoyed by generations over the last 20 years. Now in the hands of their son Donal and daughter in-law Teresa, they prepare to celebrate their 20th year in business. “They all said we were mad to do it” Eddie says when he describe
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Rob O’Brien, musical director of Midleton Concert Band is busily preparing the various groups within the band for the annual Christmas concert. This years concert will take place in Midleton G.A.A. hall on Sunday 11 December and will commence at 7 pm. The senior band as well as the youth band will perform and again the evening will be enhanced w
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Angela Garvey, Managing Partner at AG Associates Accountants was announced as the winner of the Business Person of the Year 2016 Award at the recent Little Island Business Awards at the Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa in Cork. This award recognises outstanding achievements of one business person in Little Island and area who has demonstrated exceptional
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