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Top Event ‘Pops Up’ in Youghal during August Bank Holiday

Organised by voluntary group, Youghal4All, the August Bank Holiday will feature a spectacular Pop Up Haunted Museum on the Main Street of the seaside...

Cobh Peoples Regatta 2017

Cobh Peoples Regatta, one of Europe’s Oldest Regattas is bigger and better than ever this year, it was considered to be Europe’s...

Is This The Worst Area for Fly-Tipping in East Cork?

A disused section of rail line has been turned into a blot on the East Cork landscape. Household rubbish, used nappies, food wrappers, empty...

Blood Donation Clinic at Midleton Park Hotel Today

Midleton Park Hotel hosts a blood donation clinic today, Thursday 27 July from 2-5pm and again from 7-9pm. Those eligible from Midleton and its...

Twilight Walk in Aid of BUMBLEance Being Held at Fota Wildlife Park Tonight

Fota Wildlife Park hosts a Twilight Walk in aid of BUMBLEance tonight, Thursday 27 July. The unique event runs from 6.30-8.30pm and is open...

Cork County Council Set Out Plan For The Future But Cobh, Youghal And Midleton...

East Cork is set to benefit from over 5,000 new homes, four primary schools, two secondary schools, cycle ways, shopping centres, a series of...

Youghal Greyhound Stadium announce free summer entry for July and August

Adults and children will receive free entry into Youghal Greyhound Stadium every Monday and Friday night for the months of July and August. Complimentary...

Mccarthy And Barry Take Discus Silver Medals At Para Athletics World Championships

Irish Paralympians Niamh McCarthy and Orla Barry have both won discus silver medals on second night of the Para Athletics World Championships at the...

Local Lady Ann Scriven raises €1,300 for Animal Rescue Cobh

A member of Animal Rescue Cobh raised €1,300 for the group during a novel fundraiser this past Saturday, 15 July. Ann Scriven, of Animal...

Youghal Fundraiser for C.A.S.A (Caring & Sharing Association)

Youghal C.A.S.A. is a group of local Youghal/East Cork residents who work together giving one to one care for those in their community with...

It’s Looking Good for Youghal!

Chris and Stacey Donnelly from New Bedford USA, which is twinned with Youghal, visited the seaside town this week and were delighted to meet...

Cobh Councillor Elected As Chair Of Cork County Council’s Southern Division

Councillor Cathal Rasmussen has been elected as Chairman of Cork County Council Southern Division. The Labour Cllr succeeds Fianna Fail Cllr Bob Ryan who...

Carrigtwohill Represent Cork County in 2017 Pride of Place in Memory Of Joan Scully

Anyone passing through Carrigtwohill lately will be bowled over with the amount of work being carried out by community volunteers. Locals are out cleaning approach...

Councillors Call For Social Media Page To Help Rehome Stray Animals

Councillor Marcia Dalton has called on Cork County Council to embark on a social media campaign to find a home for every stray. The Independent...

Suicide Ribbon Fundraiser for Pieta House This Saturday

Youghal's Dillyn Curley was much loved. He was a dad, son, boyfriend and a very good friend to many, many people in the...

Chernobyl Children Visit Spike Island

29 young children from the Belarus region of Chernobyl visited Spike Island on Tuesday 18th July. The youngsters who come from an area still...

Mental Health Issues Are On The Increase Among Catholic Priests

An East Cork parish priest has said suicide among members of the priesthood is on the increase. Fr Tim Hazelwood a member of the...

Decision on Mogeely Dairygold Application To Release 290 Million Gallons of Wastewater into Cork...

A decision on whether to grant or refuse planning permission to Dairygold Mogeely to release up to 290 million Gallons of treated waste water...

Climb Carrauntoohill for Cobh Playground Fundraising This August

As Cobh Playground Fundraising slowly nears its fundraising goal, the group will hold a unique sporting fundraiser this August. The event aims to provide...

Three Killeagh Students Hold Fundraiser This Weekend For Hope Foundation

An Afternoon Tea fundraiser to send three Killeagh students abroad next year is set to take place this Sunday, 23 July. The fundraiser is...

Knockgriffin Community Enterprise Present Cheque to Midleton/Carrigtwohill Red Cross

The Midleton/Carrigtwohill Red Cross (Health and Social Care) accepted a donation from Knockgriffin Community Enterprise this past Wednesday, 19 July. Mike Bolger, Secretary of...

Cloyne’s Sarah Gilroy Returns as Champion Following World Championships of Performing Arts

Sarah Gilroy, a musical theatre student from Cloyne, returned from the United States last week with three medals and plaque in hand after her...

Cork County Councillors Say End This Farce Now

Game of Thrones season 7 hit our screens last weekend, here in Cork, both City and County Councillors are playing out their own version...

Cobh To Forge Ties With Sydney Australia

Cobh town is attempting to unlock an ocean of untapped heritage with Sydney Australia. The seaside town is hoping to forge ties with the world’s...

Cobh Regatta and Midleton Music Fest on East Cork Band’s Schedule

The East Cork rock band August Walk are readying themselves for a month packed with charity and festival gigs across East Cork, including the...

Councils Housing Waiting List Figures Don’t Stack Up

Cork County Council say they are ready, willing and able to respond to the current demand for social housing, but lack the approval and...

Sofa Dumped At Owennacurra Riverbank

It’s a spot many use to contemplate life and Wyle away the hours fishing and now there’s somewhere to sit. This sofa was dumped on...

The Inaugural Garryvoe Athletics Club ‘Along the Blue and Green’ 5K Road Race/Walk this...

The inaugural Garryvoe Athletics Club ‘Along the Blue and Green’ 5K Road Race/Walk takes place this Friday 21st July at Garryvoe Strand. The...

Midleton Spinathon for Cork ARC Cancer Support House Takes Place This Saturday

Midleton hosts a nine-hour spinathon in aid of Cork ARC Cancer Support House this weekend on Saturday, 22 July. The spinathon will run from...

Fears Of Accident Waiting To Happen On Busy Midleton Road

Residents in Ballinacurra are putting pressure on the council to install proper warning signals and barriers at a pedestrian crossing linking their village to...

Glynn, Blind from Birth, ‘Sees’ Youghal’s Iconic Clock Gate

Tour Guide at Youghal's Clock Gate, Dorothy Heaphy, became the eyes of Glynn Langston, blind since birth, when he visited the famous landmark in...

Spinathon for Cork ARC Cancer Support House in Midleton Set for 22 July

Midleton will host a nine-hour spinathon in aid of Cork ARC Cancer Support House on Saturday, 22 July. The spinathon will takes place from...

Grannies Enjoy Glamorous Afternoon in Youghal at Launch of Food and Mackerel Festival 2017

The sun shone in Youghal's Green Park to welcome the arrival of Glamorous Grannies, who elegantly enjoyed afternoon tea in the Bandstand, before having...

Hundreds OF Green Areas Still Remain In Developers Hands After Housing Estates Taken In...

The question of who owns common green areas in housing estates has raised more questions than answers. Earlier this week Cllr Seamus McGrath requested...

Help Keep Youghal Community Bus on the Road

The White Community Bus can be seen driving around in all areas of the town in Youghal. It brings the elderly and...

Cobh Youth Services Afterschool Service Open Day Set For Early August

Cobh Youth Services will hold an Open Day on Wednesday, 2 August for parents to learn about its afterschool service. The staff at Cobh...

On Your Bike East Cork To Become Part Of A Network Of European Long-distance...

Cork County Council is moving forward on a multimodal transportation plan. Titled the inter-urban network the proposal links rural towns and villages with urban centres....

Teenage Film Makers Rap Up Production At Midleton FC

21 teenagers recently took part in a film making course run over five days in Midleton. The course part funded by Cork County Council and...

Pedestrian Access Between Ladysbridge and Castlemartyr With Official Opening of Ladysbridge Loop

Ballymacoda Ladysbridge Community Council announces the official opening of the Ladysbridge Loop which connects Ladysbridge to Castlemartyr via a way-marked trail through Castlemartyr Woods....

Calls For Traffic Calming on Midleton’s Bailick Road

East Cork Cllr Daniele Twomey is calling for safety measures on a busy “rat run” after residents have raised serious concerns over speeding cars. The...

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