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East Cork College Sends Warning To Parents On Mumps Outbreak

Warnings have been issued to the parents of students attending St Colman’s Community College in Midleton, as one student has been confirmed with Mumps. The...

Panic Buying At Supermarkets – Public Urged To Remain Calm Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

With East Cork Stores cleared out of toilet rolls by panic buyers, people are told to stop being hysterical over Covid-19 The public has been...

The Old Imperial Hotel and Carewswood Garden Centre Make Short List For Restaurant Awards

Every kitchen has its own recipes and ingredients, but two East Cork eateries carry something else also, a big nomination. For the past 12 years,...

An Post Urged To Rethink Plan To Close Ballinacurra Delivery Services Unit

An Post is being urged to rethink a plan to close its delivery service unit in Ballinacurra. The State-owned company is said to be considering...

54 New Secondary School Spaces For East Cork But More Are Needed

The Cork Education and Training Board (ETB) is to provide over 50 additional second level places to help cope with a chronic shortage of...

Midleton Town Enhancement Scheme Stalled Again

East Cork Fine Gael Cllr Susan McCarthy says Midleton traders are rapidly losing patience with Cork County Council after the Town Enhancement Programme has...

History Made in Youghal as Inaugural CD is Launched

An invitation from Youghal’s Ceolta Sí to the launch of their first ever Music CD entitled “Oidhreacht Eochaille” resulted in a huge attendance of young...

This Midleton Fashion Extravaganza Is Not To Be Missed

Several celebrities will be among a team of amateur models taking part in a Charity Fashion Show this April at the Midleton Park hotel. The...

Pobalscoil na Tríonóide Concern Debating Team Reach All Ireland Finals

Congratulations to the Pobalscoil na Tríonóide Concern Debating team on successfully topping the group stages in Cork and reaching the All-Ireland finals. The team...

Public Consultation to Start Next Week on €34million Flood Relief Scheme for Midleton

Public Participation on the suite of potential options for the town’s Flood Relief Scheme takes place on Saturday, 7th March between 11:00am and 6:00pm...

Wallace Family Launch Annual Coffee Morning

Despite rain, hail, snow and freezing temperatures Daffodils are beginning to come into bloom, their golden trumpets announcing an end to the gloom of...

Castlemartyr Resort Among Three Cork Hotels Who Took Gold at National Employer Awards

Castlemartyr Resort, Cork Airport Hotel and Hayfield Manor were among nine hotels across the country that were recognised for excellence in human resource management...

12 Year Old Cobh Schoolboy Gets Highest Possible IQ Score In MENSA Test –...

Most parents believe their child is bright but how many can say their intelligence is a kin to Albert Einstein or Stephen Hawking? The parents...

Mega Bootcamp is back!

Join Fota Fitness & Fota Adventure for a fun and challenging bootcamp. Saturday April 18th | 10am - 1pm Come rain or shine, participants over the...

Youghal Credit Union Gets Creative with local Art Group

Youghal Art Group was founded way back in 1995 in association with Coran Crafts and, following their second Art Exhibition in 1996, the Group...

Cobh Photographers Scoop Massive Win!

Breaking News for the Irish Wedding Industry – The winners of the highly coveted weddingsonline awards 2020 were announced at a gala dinner celebration...

Whitegate Boil Water Notice Likely To Be Lifted Soon

Thousands of East Cork residents who have been placed on a boil water notice for the second time in as many months, should find...

Sewage Problems Stall The Building of Dozens of Midleton Homes

Cork County Council’s ability to deliver much-needed housing in Midleton has been dealt a severe blow. Nearly 100 new social houses with Planning approved, cannot...

Phase Two Of Youghal Boardwalk To Commence In Weeks

After years in the pipeline, work is finally set to get underway on a 1 mile extension of the Youghal Eco Boardwalk. A Contractor for...

Revealed! 100 New Speed Zones On Cork Roads – 903 Nationally

Gardaí have increased the number of locations across the country where their Go Safe vans will check for speed. From 6:00am this morning (17 February)...

Council Build Treasure Chest To Develop New Midleton Park

The East Cork Municipality have voted to retain €22,450 towards the future development of Towns Park Midleton and the Baby Walk. Under the Plan, the...

Junction at Rose Lawn/ Hyde Park with R630 To Get Potholes Filled

An East Cork Cllr says that Cork County Council should make improvement works to the Rose Lawn/ Hyde Park junction with the R630 Whitegate...

12 East Cork Villages Could Benefit From €76,500 Town and Village Renewal Scheme

The Town and Village Renewal Scheme, which supports the rejuvenation of rural towns and villages, has been expanded to include an additional eight rural...

Councillors Ask Second Time For Speed Review Outside Castlemartyr National School

Transport Infrastructure Ireland are to be asked, for a second time, to reduce the speed limit on the N25 near Castlemartyr National School. Last July,...

Three Fianna Fail Candidates To Contest O’Connor and O’Sullivan’s Council Seats In East Cork

The Fianna Fail party in Cork East are to hold a convention in the coming weeks to decide a replacement for both James O’Connor...

Our Government Needs To Value Our Defence Forces, Says Green Party Cllr Liam Quaide

There is a clear need to provide greater support to members and veterans of the Irish Defence Forces according to Green Party candidate in...

New Committee Brings Back Cobh St Patricks Day Celebrations

St Patricks Day celebration will return to Cobh next month, after the famous parade was cancelled for good last year. In 2019 Cobh abandoned its...

Senior Council Official Admits It Could Be Years Before Fota Road Is Upgraded

One of Cork County Council’s Senior Executives has admitted that “it could be years” before plans are developed to upgrade the R634 Fota Road. Local...

Cork Airport Recognized For Carbon Reduction

Cork Airport has been recertified for another year within the Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) programme¹ – the only global & independent CO2 management standard for...

Hundreds Attend Youghal Mass for Fishermen and Families

The haunting notes and words of “Fiddlers Green”, beautifully sung and played by Redmond and Jason Ansbro, rang through St Mary’s Parish Church, Youghal,...

Money Spent In Midleton But The Bridesmaid Gets Overlooked

A deputation of the 180 residents in Elsinore Heights and Rise has called on Cork County Council for the restoration of broken down footpaths...

Cllr. James O Connor Calls For Much Needed Change

On Saturday the people of Cork East will have an important decision  to make. This is the opportunity to bring worthwhile  change. I want...

Yougal Chamber Says Improve Local Assets To Lure Foreign Investors

Youghal Chamber Of Commerce say investment is needed in hard infrastructure such as roads and broadband, if the town is to prosper in the...

Award Presented To Spike Island Cork Manager

Island manager at Spike Island Cork John Crotty was honoured for his work as he was named the Talbot Hotel Collections ‘Overall Winner’ of...

Development of Kildare Style Village Outlet For East Cork One Step Closer

Cork County Council has voted to amend its County Development Plan to support the creation of a Kildare Village style retail outlet between Little...

Cork County Council Support Childcare Workers Protest

Statutory business was suspended for a time at Cork County Council on Monday (27 January) to discuss a worsening childcare crisis as hundreds of...

Phase 3 of Midleton Northern Relief Road One Step Closer

Work on phase 3 of the Midleton Northern Relief Road connecting the R627 Dungourney Road with the R907 Old Youghal Road has moved one...

Traffic Wardens To Carry Out Parking Crackdown In Midleton Next Week

Illegal parking in Midleton could be a thing of the past as two new Traffic Wardens are set to swoop in on the town...

Ongoing Outbreak of Mumps in Cork and Kerry notified to the Department of Public...

There has been an increase in the number of cases of mumps notified to the Department of Public Health, HSE South in recent weeks. This...

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The Plight of the Jewish People – Historical Perspectives

Introduction This year is the 75th Anniversary of the liberation of the Jewish survivors of the German camp in Nazi-occupied Poland: Auschwitz and Birkenau amongst...

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