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Dealz in Midleton Help Grant Wishes

A Bake Sale to help make Hospitals more fun places for sick kids, took place in Dealz, Main Street Midleton on Friday, 12 July. For...

Three East Cork Towns ‘Clean Up’ at Southern Division Anti-Litter Awards 2019

Four East Cork villages received awards in the 2019 Southern Division Anti-Litter challenge, and one of the villages was also announced the outright winner...

Chernobyl Children Visit Spike

Almost 30 young children from the Belarus region visited Spike Island and Cobh, before returning home to Chernobyl. The youngsters, who come from an area...

Little Island Postal Workers March Against Sorting Office Closure

Hundreds of Postal workers and their families are set to march through Cork City this weekend in an attempt to convince An Post, to...

O’Keeffe welcomes introduction of Bill that will benefit childcare providers and families

Fianna Fail TD Kevin O’Keeffe has welcomed the introduction of a bill that will make childcare providers exempt from commercial rates. On Thursday 11th...

Cobh Children Take the Lead to Combat Dog Fouling

Your dog is not the problem-you are! “Stop Poo-lution and Scoop the Poop” is the message from a new Schools Art Exhibition which opened...

East Cork’s Emigrants and their Involvement in Major conflicts

A historic talk on East Cork’s involvement in the American Civil War, Spanish- American War and First World Wars will take place in Midleton...

Cobh Couple thank the Public for their Generosity

The granddaughter of an elderly Cobh couple who were left shaken following an attack by masked and armed thugs at their home earlier this...

Ballinrostig Vintage Club Annual Field Day Huge Success

Our 12th Annual Field Day was opened by Hannah Looney with Irish Vintage Society President, John Madden, in attendance.  Landowner, John Pope, hosted the Munster Sheepdog...

East Cork Martial Arts Team Tackle World Karate Championships

The 13th SKIF World Karate championship are taking place in the Czech Republic 19th-21st July. Three members of the Midleton Karate Club travelled with...

Minister Stanton welcomes the creation of the €1 million Community & Voluntary Support Grant...

Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State for Equality, Immigration & Integration, David Stanton, has welcomed confirmation that a new €1 million...

Cobh Councillor to Contest Cork North Central By-Election

Cobh Municipality Chairman, Cllr Padraig O'Sullivan, is the latest Fianna Fail member to declare his interest in the Cork North Central seat left vacant...

Cork County Council Secure Agreement for New Bus Shelters in East Cork

Public transport users in East Cork may be offered some shelter from the elements. After many years of campaigning, the National Transport Authority (NTA) have...

Councillor Collins Brings Battle for Cork Youth Detention Centre to Europe

Councillor Noel Collins has voiced his anger over the Government’s refusal to develop a Youth Detention Centre in Cork. He said “the insipid response by...

Cobh Municipality to Decide on Controversial Jack Doyle Sculpture

Cobh Municipality will meet on Thursday 18 July to determine the fate of a controversial application to erect a statue of the town’s famous...

Cork mum crowned Social Media Champion at Mum of the Year Awards 2019

Woman’s Way & Beko Mum of the Year Awards 2019 Broadcasting legend Gloria Hunniford arrives in Dublin to accept Icon 2019 Award Kathleen...

Dáil vote demands Mental Health action from government – Pat Buckley TD

Sinn Féin Mental Health spokesperson Pat Buckley TD has said that the passing of a motion in the Dáil today which included important Sinn...

Midleton Tourists Get a Bum Deal

Midleton Tourist Office has called for better signage after hundreds of visitors have paid to park when they didn’t have to. Tourists are regularly falling...

Update from the Castlemartyr Family Carers And Disability Support group

The Castlemartyr Family Carers and Disability Support group had their last meeting before the summer break last Thursday. The group celebrated the 4th of...

Queen of the Sea 2019 Set to be Spectacular!

The Annual Queen of the Sea Festival takes place in Youghal this weekend, July 12th – 14th. Now in its 10th year, the Family Fun...

Belvelly Residents Slam Irish Water over Poor Communication

Nearly 300 Cobh residents affected by one of the Country’s longest “Do Not Consume Water’ notices, have slammed Irish Water over poor communication. A project...

The Forgotten Story of Midleton Man who fought in the Russian Civil War

Even after the armistice was signed ending World War I, the British clashed with Russian forces 100 years ago. Instead of returning home at the...

Councillors say More Could Be Done to Support Small Businesses

Cork County Councillors say the Government could do more to support entrepreneurs and small businesses who “improve, extend and reconstruct” their premises. The Local Authority...

Youghal’s Courthouse to be Developed into Visitor Attraction

Cork County Council say they plan to develop a landmark building in Youghal into a Tourist and Civic Centre. The announcement comes after the Irish...

Public Consultation to Develop Vision for Midleton Town Park and Baby Walk

Cork County Council are preparing to hold a public consultation to gather feedback on the future of the Midleton Towns Park and Baby walk. Detailed...

Sinn Féin welcomes new rent rules in Cork, but more needed

Sinn Féin TD for Cork East Pat Buckley has welcomed the announcement that Midleton and Fermoy will now be included in the Rent Pressure...

TII Told to Reduce Speed at Castlemartyr National School

Cllrs have called on Transport Infrastructure Ireland to reduce the speed limit on the N25 near Castlemartyr National School. The move comes following a Motion...

Take money from greyhound racing and give it to animal welfare and environmental groups...

Following the RTÉ Investigates programme, the Green Party are calling for taxpayers’ money to be redirected away from greyhound racing to animal welfare and...

Elderly Cobh Couple Left Shaken After Masked And Armed Thugs Attack Home

An elderly Cobh couple who were terrorised by an armed gang say they fear their attackers may return. James and Mary Hamilton who live in...

MY Greenway could provide Opportunity for Eirgrid Interconnector

East Cork Municipal District Cllrs say last week’s announcement of funding for the Midleton to Youghal Greenway provides a great opportunity for Eirgrid to...

Cllr McCarthy Welcomes Playground Upgrade at Rosary Place

Cllr Susan McCarthy has expressed her delight in securing €63,000 in funding for the old playground at Rosary Place in Midleton. The area, which...

Fundraiser for Creation of Family Therapy Centre for Children on the Autism Spectrum

Four parents whose children have an autism diagnosis have set up a group to help other parents of children on the spectrum. Often referred...

End of An Era As Scoil Iosaf Castlemartyr School Head Retires

40 years of dedicated teaching was celebrated by students and parents alike, in a heartfelt final assembly for Scoil Iosaf Castlemartyr Principal Teacher, Jane...

Free events and entertainment for Australia Day in Cobh

1500 Australians will arrive in Cobh on Thursday, 11 July 1500 Australians will arrive in Cobh early on Thursday morning, 11 July, aboard the cruise...

Cumann na Daoine AGM

Cumann na Daoine AGM 1st July @ 7pm in our Main Hall. Everyone Welcome! Come along and help us celebrate 21 years in your community. See what we...

Midleton Library launches Autism Friendly Hour

Midleton Library is offering a special programme for children with autism and their guardians, every Wednesday at 9:30am they can enjoy Library time for...

Success for East Cork National Schools in Gardening Countywide Competition

Getting your hands dirty does, sometimes, pay off. 12 East Cork National Schools have won prizes in the 2019 Pride in our Community School...

Popular Midleton Principal Retires After 37 Years

The school bell rang at Midleton CBS Boys National School yesterday (Wednesday, 26 June) marking the end of the school term 2019, and also...

No Action to be taken after Teens Cause Fire Damage to Nature Reserve

The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht (DCHG) say no action will be taken against a gang of teenagers who littered and burned...

Midleton to Youghal Greenway set to Break Ground this September with €8 Million Funding...

A new public amenity that will boost tourism and enhance quality of life in East Cork is expected to break ground in the coming...

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TREATMENT OF JAPANESE KNOTWEED – WHAT IS THE LEGAL POSITION

Japanese Knotweed is a non-native, alien invasive plant species, originally from Japan & Northern China and it was first introduced to Europe in the...

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