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New Mayor Elected to Cork County Council

The County’s first ‘twitcher’ has been elected Mayor of Cork County. West Cork Cllr Christopher O’Sullivan, an avid bird watcher, was voted in after...

Cobh Library Upcoming Events

On Saturday 15th June from 2pm-4pm there is an Animation Workshop in Cobh Library run by Belinda Walsh to celebrate Cruinuii na nOg. In...
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Council Extends Olive Branch in Clockgate Dispute

Cork County Council has said it is still open to working with Youghal pensioner, John McGrath, following an ongoing dispute.       The 80 year old...
Ballymaloe House Sculpture Exhibition

Your Summer Plans Set in Stone: Annual Sculpture Exhibition curated by Richard Scott kicks...

Cementing their long-standing reputation for supporting the arts, Ballymaloe House and the Allen family are once again gearing up to welcome the annual Sculpture...

Dog Foul Discarded in Graveyard

A man has hit out at the level of disrespect shown by pet owners who have left bags of dog poo hanging from trees,...

Youghal Mother’s Joy as HSE Sanction Lifesaving Drug

An East Cork mother says she’s “lost for words” as her son was approved by the HSE to receive a new wonder drug. Rebecca...

Clonmult Ambush 1921 Among 32 Centenary Events Submitted for State Funding

Cork County Council is set to take a pivotal role in commemorating centenary events, marking the County’s role in the War of Independence and...

Survey finds Midleton Cleaner than Most European Cities

Midleton has been named among 14 towns nationally that are cleaner than most European cities. The Study, carried out by An Taisce on behalf...

Sinn Féin call upon Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael to support bill giving hospitality...

Sinn Féin TD for East Cork, Pat Buckley has called upon Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil to support a Sinn Féin bill which aims to give hospitality...

Cork East Live Register figures continue to decline – Minister Stanton

Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton, has welcomed the 18.8% annual decrease in the...

Garden Fete at Midleton Community Hospital – Sunday 7 July at...

It’s a true sign that summer is on its way! The Friends of Midleton Hospital are preparing to hold their annual Garden Fete on...

KILLEAGH/INCH PARISH GOES ALL ‘SPIRITUAL’ FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 27TH TO SUNDAY 29TH

In the last weekend in September, 2019, Friday 27th to Sunday 29th the parish of Killeagh /Inch in East Cork will play host to...

County’s First Ever Green Cllrs take their Seat on Cork County Council this Week

The County’s very first Green Party Cllrs took their seats on Cork County Council this week. Cllr Liam Quaid, East Cork Municipality and Cllr...

Cobh Peoples Regatta Fireworks – €6,000 Still Needed

Cobh Peoples Regatta are once again working to put together a professional fireworks show for the finale of this year’s three day event. A quintessential...

Cobh Rescue Horses Annual Fun Day at Cobh Pirates Rugby Club

An East Cork Animal Welfare Charity has warned that the County is facing an equine crisis, and the Government needs to take strides to...

Killeagh GAA Fundraising Golf Classic 2019

The Killeagh GAA Fundraising Golf Classic is considered by many to be one of the best golfing events every year, and booking is already...

Summer Concert Hosted by Arianne Singers Aims to help Dogs for the Disabled

A Summer Concert in aid of Dogs for the Disabled will take place at St John the Baptist Church in Midleton later this month. ...

Midleton Creative Writing Group Seek New Members

They say everyone has a story to tell, and one East Cork Writers Group is on a mission to help tell that story.  The...

Saleen & District Residents’ Association News – AGM

The AGM of Saleen & District Residents’ Association will be held on Wednesday 12th June at 8pm in Saleen School (new building). Please come...

Ballymaloe House win big at inaugural Energia Family Business Awards, scooping Gold in the...

The Allen family has been synonymous with the Irish food experience since Ballymaloe House first opened its doors as a restaurant in 1964, so...

Community Invited to enjoy a Host of Fun at Midleton Educate Together Summer Fête

Midleton Educate Together are making final preparations for their annual Summer Fête which will be held this Saturday, 8 June. One of the biggest celebrations...

Caroline Fraher & Frank Ryan

Caroline Fraher & Frank Ryan Accompanist Pat O'Keeffe Saturday, 22nd June at 6PM

22 Year Wait for the Dúis McCarthy Cup to Come Home to Youghal

Youghal Pipe Band has returned victorious from the South of Ireland Pipe Band Championship, held in Mallow Castle last weekend. On Saturday, 1 June the...

Could it be Third Time Lucky for Carrigtwohill School Campus?

Cork County Council is believed to be in direct talks with the Department of Education after plans for a three school campus in Carrigtwohill...

Cork County Council Keeps Quiet on Killeagh Village Enhancement Overrun Settlement

Poor planning and failure to apply adequate due diligence has resulted in the public coughing up hundreds of thousands of Euro for the Killeagh...

Clean Coast Ballynamona and Feast East Cork Food and Drink Festival among Guests Invited...

Clean Coast Ballynamona and Feast East Cork Food and Drink Festival are set to meet the Dutch Royal couple, King Willem Alexander and Queen...

Thomas Kent Commemoration Held in Rostellan

An event honouring the memory of Thomas Kent, the forgotten patriot, and those who fought for Independence locally, has taken place in Rostellan.  Eugene...

Fine Gael’s Performance in Local Elections a Wake Up Call for Varadkar

Local and European Election results are often used by sitting Governments as a midterm review of their progress.  If last week's results are anything...

Four East Cork Beaches receive Bathing Awards of Excellence

Inch Strand Aghada, Ring Beach Ballymacoda and Ardnahinch Shanagarry in East Cork have met stringent criteria to qualify for a Green Coast Beach Award...

Operation Slow Down 2019 in East Cork With Highest Speed in East Cork at...

Gardaí say 304 people were caught speeding nationally between Friday 24 May and Saturday 25 May.   In total 195,768 vehicles where checked within the...

Seafood & Shanty Ballycotton

Seafood & Shanty Ballycotton Festival on June Bank Holiday Weekend!

Claycastle and Front Strand Youghal may soon be Accessible for all Wheelchair Users

Specialised beach wheelchairs which would help people with a disability have access to the beach, could be brought to East Cork. Cork County Council,...
Midleton Family resource center

Midleton Family Resource Centre – Information Event about free energy efficiency upgrades for homes

Since its establishment, the Midleton Family Resource Centre has identified and challenged issues of disadvantage by providing support to families and individuals within our...

Carrigtwohill Farmer Dáibhí de Barra (1757-1851) to be honoured

Dáibhí de Barra, a Carrigtwohill tenant farmer, poet, and author is to be honoured in his native village on Friday, May 31st. de Barra...

From Baywatch to East Cork – Youghal gets Two Seasonal Lifeguard Stations

Portable lifeguard towers have been installed, at Claycastle and Redbarn beaches, in an East Cork first to protect bathers. Two white fiberglass modules worth €50,000...

Delegation from Choctaw Nation Renews Friendship with Midleton Students

A Native American Indian delegation visited Midleton this week to acknowledge a kindred spirit between their nation and ours.   Bonded by starvation and hardships...

Youghal RNLI honours six long serving volunteers for helping to save lives at sea

Youghal RNLI recently said a big thank you and goodbye to six long serving volunteers who have worked tirelessly over the years to help...
Cliff Winser

Cliff Winser, Youghal Town Crier– O’yay!

Clifford Winser was born in Carlisle, Cumberland in 1944. He visited Youghal many times on childhood holidays with his father. In 1969, as a...

Scoil Iosagain Aghada Unveil New Running Track

On Friday, 31 May, the Parents Association of Scoil Íosagáin in Aghada is hosting the opening of their new running track at the school....

Green Party candidate Liam Quaide elected to Cork Co. Council in Midleton LEA

I'm honoured to have been elected to represent the Midleton Local Electoral Area in Cork Co. Council. It was my first time running as...

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Youghal Lifeboat Station Say Thank You For €5,203 Raised at Annual...

“On behalf of everyone at Youghal Lifeboat Station we would like to thank all our collectors and the people of the town of Youghal...