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Youghal Senior Citizens Group Support Elderly and Vulnerable

Christmas is the time of year which, for some of our elderly and those living on their own, can be particularly lonesome and even...

Cobh To Benefit Under The 2019 Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme

Kevin O’Keeffe TD has greatly welcomed the news that the Cobh Mall Beach Access Project is one of the successful projects approved under Measure...

Youghal Barber Dad Cuts Son’s Hair for Rapunzel

The past few months in the lives of the Bullard family Youghal have been difficult.   Dad, Matthew, who is a Barber, had a serious...

Cork County Council Pay Out Hundreds of Thousands to Motorists for Car Damage Caused...

Potholes on Cork Roads are costing the County Council hundreds of thousands of Euro in compensation to vehicle owners. Motorists from across the County have...

Fury As Unwanted Microwave Is Dumped On Midleton Grave

This is the shocking sight which Ellen Keane came across while visiting her Aunt’s grave in the Holy Rosary Cemetery, Midleton, last weekend. The microwave...

Plans For €18million Carbon Neutral Step Down Care Home For East Cork

A multi million Euro step down Elderly Care Unit, creating over 100 jobs for East Cork, is due to go for Planning in the...

Bessborough Born Councillorr Says Its Sale Should Be Dealt With Sensitively

An East Cork Councillor who was born in the Bessborough Mother and Baby home in Mahon has asked that its sale be dealt with...

Castlemartyr Resort Scoops East Cork Business of the Year at East Cork Business and...

Castlemartyr Resort has been awarded the East Cork Business of the Year at the East Cork Business and Tourism Awards, as well as winning...

Castlemartyr Waste Water Upgrade Due

Castlemartyr village is included on a list of 9 Irish Water projects to have their existing sewage system upgraded. Under the Water Utility’s Programme of...

KLM Announces New Daily Service To Amsterdam From Cork Airport

Cork Airport welcomes the announcement that KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will launch a new daily service between Cork Airport and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport from...

Spate of Thefts from Vehicles in Three Week Period Sparks Garda Appeal

Senior Garda Management in Cork County are urging residents to lock their valuables away and out of sight, following thefts from almost 100 vehicles...

Councillor Frustrated at OPW Snail Pace in Protecting Flood Risk Homes

Residents in Castlemartyr and Youghal who were hit by floods, despair over the OPW’s snail pace in responding to their needs, Cork County Council...

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...

€137,000 Expenditure by HSE in 2 Years on Eating Disorder Programme

Serious concerns have been raised following the publication of new HSE figures which reveal that less than 5% of allocated monies for eating disorders...

East Cork Councillors Urged to Reject Inclusion of Kildare Village Type Outlet In County...

Opponents of a change to the Cork County Development Plan, to zone a major tract of land, close to East Cork, for the future...

Killeagh Footbridge to be Installed Next Month

Transport Infrastructure Ireland are set to oversee the installation of a foot bridge for Killeagh next month. Estimated to have cost €100,000, the pedestrian safety...

Jysk Steps Up To Help Cork Family’s Bid For A New Home

Global furniture retailer marks Cork arrival by signing up to KMC Homes project. KMC Homes is delighted to announce that world-renowned furniture retailer, JYSK, has...

Annual Traffic Increases Identifies Need For Castlemartyr Bypass

It’s a question that has frustrated residents, businesses and politicians for decades – how do you solve Castlemartyr congestion issues? Renewed calls for a bypass...

‘Enough is Enough’ as Poor Bus Service Leaves Youghal Commuters Stranded

Public transport? What public transport? That’s what Youghal bus commuters are asking. This photograph was taken in recent days of Bus Eireann passengers queuing at...

Sticks and Stones……11 year old Youghal Boy Helps the Poor

It’s almost Christmas time and most children have already made their lists for Santa. One little 11 year old boy in Youghal, Craig, decided...

Children with Special Educational Needs Being Failed by HSE and Government

Children with special educational needs and disabilities are being failed by Government reforms which are riddled with bureaucratic nightmares, buck-passing and strained resources, East...

Youghal Expo 2019 Showcases Exceptional Local Talents and Raises Funds for RNLI

The phenomenal number of entries to the inaugural Expo 2019 from artists of all genres, both budding and established, and the huge viewing attendance...

Speeding Drivers Put Childresn’s Lives Under Threat Near Midleton Playground

Cllrs Liam Quaide (Green Party) and Cllr Daniele Twomey (Sinn Fein) both told Council Executive that residents of Michael Collins Square are living in...

Local Historians Publish Book on Midleton Memorial Wall

A book which delves into the lives of hundreds of service personnel who lost their lives in the Great War 1914-1918, will be launched...

Danish Furniture Giant Opens in Youghal with Second Store Planned for Cobh

Scandinavian furniture giant JSYK (YOOOSK) are on track to open their first Cork outlet next week in the former Lidl premises on Mill Road...

Green Party Calls For Frontline Staffing Increases In Mental Health Services

At a recent Cork Co. Council meeting Cllr Liam Quaide of the Green Party highlighted ongoing staff shortages in the mental health services. Cllr...

Killeagh Dad Writes Book for his 5 Year Old Hero Son

A father and son relationship is special, but for 5 year old Adam King, that special relationship went even higher when his Dad, David,...

Shop Local, Support Local as East Cork Christmas Celebrations Revealed

It might still feel that there is a heap of time before we need to start shopping for Christmas, but that doesn’t mean you...

Poor Broadband Putting Children’s Education at Risk in Rural East Cork

Poor Broadband connections in rural parts of East Cork is hindering children’s ability to learn, the Labour’s Sean Sherlock has warned. The Cork East deputy...

Youghal Councillor Promises to Wear Bikini on Derelict Viewing Stand

East Cork Municipality Chairwoman, Mary Linehan Foley is continuing her campaign for Cork County Council to act on preventing part of Youghal's heritage from...

Free Parking Likely for Youghal during Christmas Period

Businesses and shoppers are expected to be given an early Christmas present shortly as Cork County Council say they are currently considering offering free...

Youghal’s Sinead Kane Helps Ireland To Tenth Position At IAU 24 Hour World Championships

Youghal’s Sinead Kane was placed sixty-seventh at the 2019 IAU 24 H World Championship last weekend. The Youghal runner flew out last Friday to compete...

More Protection Needed For Families At Risk Of Homelessness

Legislation is urgently needed to protect families from being “turfed” out of their homes by financial institutions seeking to make a tidy profit on...

Second N25 Traffic Study for 7 KM Section Midleton to Carrigtwohill

Fine Gael Cllr Anthony Barry has welcomed plans for a full redesign of the Midleton to Carrigtwohill upgrade. The Deputy Chair of the Southern Committee...

Finally, Jobseekers Benefit for the self-employed

Kevin O’Keeffe TD has welcomed the passing of the legislation for Jobseekers Benefit for the Self Employed which was secured by Fianna Fail under...

Minister for Health publishes Report of the Working Group on Access to Contraception

Minister for Health Simon Harris TD has today published the Report of the Working Group on Access to Contraception. The Minister established the Group earlier...

The Writing Is On The Wall Midleton Needs A New Secondary School

A campaign has been launched to offer parents and guardians an extra option when considering second level places for children in their care. Midleton Educate...

The Governments Climate Strategy Is Not Working And Has To Radically Change

Responding to EPA figures showing Ireland breaking its climate change targets in 2018, Green Party Leader Eamon Ryan TD said: "The latest statistics from the...

Almost 650 Drivers Caught Wrongly Parked In Disabled Parking Bays

Almost 650 drivers in Cork County have been caught parking in disabled bays, despite being able-bodied. New figures seen by the East Cork Journal show...

Upgrades Planned for Dangerous N25 Junction

One of the most stressed locations for traffic in the County could be in line for a multimillion Euro make over. Junction 3 of the...

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