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Cow on the Run from Slaughter House Causes Havoc in East Cork

The slaughter house in Castlemartyr has been urged to ‘beef up’ security after a cow hoofed it from Clifford’s abattoir. The heifer is said to...

Youghal Beautician in Running for Top Industry Award

A specialist beauty therapist from Youghal could be named the Best in the Business after reaching the final of a prominent National competition. Jane English...

Significant Increase in Third Level Students Skipping Lectures in Favour of Work

The CAO results, released last Thursday, now makes the opportunity to attend University or College a reality for most. Several Colleges and Universities charge a...

John O’Connell puts his best specs forward for a win

A Cork man has been chosen from hundreds of proud glasses wearers as a semi-finalist for Specsavers’ Spectacle Wearer of the Year. John O’Connell, aged...

Dangerous Junction At R633 and L3816 Ballymacoda To Be Widened

The East Cork Municipal district says it will widen the dangerous junction at Keffee’s cross “the R633 and L3816) Ballymacoda Road. Earlier this year Cllr...

It’s Lace Up and Get Ready Time for 2019 Relay for Life

Fine Gael Cllr Susan McCarthy is urging constituents to get involved in this year’s Relay for Life, and raise vital funds for Cancer Research. In...

SuperValu is the FIRST Irish Supermarket to introduce 100% Compostable Reusable Shopping Bags and...

SuperValu is on a mission to change the world one bag at a time SuperValu has announced that from 9th September 100% compostable & reusable...

Road Safety Measures Promised for Kilcredan School

Cork County Council has promised improved safety measures outside Kilcredan National School, following representation by the East Cork Journal on behalf of concerned citizens. Fears...

Collins Says Regional Planning Policy is Anti-Rural

Regional planning guidelines intended to boost the development of housing in key towns and cities, will create a gross inequality between the affluent and...

“I’ve Just Hit a Wall” -Why Popular Midleton Eatery is Closing

An iconic Midleton Bistro is to close its doors permanently next month, after almost a decade in business. Siobhan’s on the Mall, which has been...

East Ferry Oppose Discharge of 290 Million Gallons of Treated Wastewater Annually into Harbour

Residents living close to East Ferry have stepped up their opposition to plans by Dairygold to discharge up to 4 million litres of treated...

Fantastic Opportunity to Sponsor one of Cork’s Most Talked About Charity Events

A wonderful Opportunity exists for a local or national business to become main sponsor to one of Cork’s most talked about charity events. Cork’s Got...

Brexit and Global Economic Uncertainty Blamed for Reduced Visitor Spend in East Cork

Brexit uncertainty and economic worries are being blamed for a reduction in tourist spending in the East Cork region. While Ironman captivated the tourist...

Midleton Community Hospital 50 Bed Extension Progress – David Stanton

The publication of a site notice indicating the intention for the HSE to seek planning permission to develop Midleton Community Hospital has been welcomed...

Youghal Business Owner under Caution for Supply and Sale of a Cannabis Derivative

The owner of a Youghal business selling Cannabis derivatives faces the possibility of being arrested when he presents himself to Gardaí this Monday, 19...

Feast Food Festival Promises All the Right Ingredients

Food, tourism and culture will be celebrated next month as Feast Cork returns to the East Cork region between the 1 and 8 September. The...

New Walking Route Could Open Up Cork Harbour’s Forgotten Eastern Shore

The East Cork Coast could soon offer one of the finest and most accessible walking and biking trails in Ireland. A push to improve public...

Outspoken East Cork Priest urges Policy Rethink

In an open letter to the Council of Priests and to the Bishop of Cloyne, Fr Tim Hazelwood, Parish Priest of Killeagh, has criticised...

No Plans to Increase Village Surveillance Following Anti-Social Claims

Gardaí say they have no plans at present to increase patrols in the Ladysbridge area, following complaints of anti-social behaviour. Residents in the village...

Highway Robbery as Road Signs Across East Cork are Stolen

Drivers navigating their way around coastal areas of East Cork this summer may find their journey times increased, as officials are reporting an upsurge...

Youghal Celebrant Hits Out at Priest’s Inappropriate Offertory Funeral Gifts Remark

An East Cork celebrant has hit out at recent comments by a Catholic Priest who objects to inappropriate items being used as offertory gifts...

HOLLYWOOD FLOCKS TO IRELAND’S ALCATRAZ

Film buffs rejoice! Hollywood is descending on Spike Island Cork giving visitors a chance to get up close to some of tinsel towns biggest...

Lost and Found – East Cork Family Reunited with Dogs

The Hennessy Cody family has been reunited with their dogs almost a week after they were suspected of having been stolen. On Sunday 28 July...

FREE CLASSES AT CHATTERBOX!!

Chatterbox Stage School is under the artistic direction of Lisa Meany Lisa Holds a 3 year Diploma & 2 year Certificate in Dance & Performing...

Sinn Féin will tackle crippling Back to School costs – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD

Sinn Féin spokesperson on Education Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD has said that there is in an urgent need to tackle Back to School costs,...

Port of Cork Trade Levels Return to Pre-Recessionary Levels

10.6 Million Tonnes of trade flowed through the Port of Cork last year, a slight increase on 2017 tonnage. The Port Authority said it...

First-of-a-Kind Biodiversity Action Plan for East Cork

An East Cork Biodiversity Programme is working to create vast nature reserves which could help species at risk of extinction to thrive. Through their “Coastal...

East Cork Resident Fed Up With Fly Tipping

A resident from Garryvoe has claimed the area is being neglected, hitting back at authorities for leaving this illegal waste in situ for almost...

Rallying Cry for Runners and Walkers in Midleton Relay for Life

A rallying cry has been issued to Midleton runners and walkers to lace up their trainers and take part in this year’s Relay for...

Midleton Ballinacurra and Area Heritage Group Seek Items to Stage Pop-Up Museum

1A Pop-Up Museum to celebrate Heritage Week will be hosted by the Midleton Ballinacurra and Area Heritage Group later this month, and the community...

Shining a Light on Homelessness

1A Cork based Charity is hosting a sleep out to shine a light on homelessness across the country. The rate of homelessness in Cork is...

Midleton Country Market your Zero Waste Shop

The glorious taste of late summer produce and local crafts at Midleton Country Market offers a unique shopping experience. The widespread notion that zero waste...

Heritage Week 2019: The Celebration of Pastimes and Past Times

Heritage Week 2019, which takes place nationwide from 17th to 25th of August, will showcase the joy, diversity and accessibility that can be found...

For the Love of Composting

1Cllr Danielle Twomey has asked Cork County Council’s Environment Directorate to engage with private waste collectors, who fail to provide a composting bin for...

Free IVF for Couples Struggling to Conceive

In October 2017, the Government approved the drafting of a Bill on assisted human reproduction (AHR) and associated areas of research, based on the...

Local Historians say Midleton War Memorial has Names Missing and Incorrect Names Added

It is alleged that, a series of research errors has led to dozens of names missing, and incorrect names added to an East Cork...

Six Time All-Ireland Cork Camogie Star Pedals her Way on Youghal Cycle Scene

Six time All-Ireland medallist, Fiona O’Driscoll and her business partner, Deirdre Roberts are pedalling their way onto the Youghal cycle scene by launching a...

Departure of Leisure Insure requires emergency response from Govt – McGrath

Decision exposes full blown insurance crisis with thousands of jobs on the line The government needs to hold an emergency meeting with the insurance industry...

Cobh Man Progresses Sainthood Cause For Cobh’s Little Nellie

A Cobh man who has spent most of his adult life gathering evidence to support the sainthood cause of Ellen (Nellie) Organ, is hoping...

Castlemartyr relief road badly needed – David Stanton TD

Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton, has called for the construction of a relief...

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