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EAST CORK JOURNAL - Published Thursday 20th August, 2015

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A fundraising push for a playground for children of all abilities has got underway in Cobh. The initiative is being spearheaded by Cobh Playground Fundraising, an organisation founded by Ger Maher a local carpenter, who advocates for adaptive sports

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AIB Bank says it’s looking at extending its foot print in East Cork, as the bank plans to open a branch office in Little Island. The facility, though not a fully functional branch will be located in the East Gate retail park, offering basic banking services that include deposits and withdrawals. A customer service team will be stationed at th
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Midleton Park Hotel presented some of the members of the Midleton Food and Drinks festival with a cheque for €1,500 ahead of next month’s event. What is promised to be a mouth-watering line up this year, with something to suit all ages, the festival will take over the town on Saturday 12 September.
  • August 27, 2015 | 8:38 am|
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Some of the dead flowers that are placed at the entrance of the grave yard.
“What a sacrilege” is how one man has described mounds of rubbish left at All Saints graveyard in Aghada. The lone volunteer caretaker has been maintaining the cemetery since 2008. Regularly he says he finds decaying wreaths and bouquets, refuse sacks, oasis and weeds discarded within feet of relative’s graves, despite notices stopping peo
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A well-known East Cork couple have been made freemen of the city of Beverly Massachusetts. John Joe and Maureen Cahill from Ladysbridge, one time owners of the Thatch Pub, a popular spot with several, were bestowed the honour recently.
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John Shanahan with a member of his team.
Despite gradually going blind John Shanahan has had a clear vision for how he wants to be viewed by others – no differently than anyone else. It’s this attitude that saw the Midleton man take to the water last Sunday to help raise funds for the Irish Guide Dogs for the blind and the National Council for the Blind. Two charities he attributes
  • August 27, 2015 | 8:32 am|
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‘Ireland’s Best Supermarket for Hygiene and Food Safety’, that’s the title that Cork’s own Centra Cobh could be laying claim to! Having beaten off stiff competition from hundreds of excellent Irish businesses in their bid to make the elite list of finalists, they are now making plans to attend the National Q Mark Awards on Friday the 25th
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A fundraising push for a playground for children of all abilities has got underway in Cobh. The initiative is being spearheaded by Cobh Playground Fundraising, an organisation founded by Ger Maher a local carpenter, who advocates for adaptive sports.
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