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Thursday, November 21, 2019

News

Midleton – a Grand Jury town

The county cess paid for roads, bridges, some hospitals, such as Midleton Free Charitable Infirmary on the site of Hurley’s Supervalu. This later became Midleton Fever Hospital. The Grand Jury also paid for courthouses and gaols.

‘The Battle of Clonmult’ book to be launched!

On Sunday February 20th, 1921, during the Irish War of Independence at Clonmult north east of Midleton in Co. Cork, almost the entire East...

St. Al’s student receives top scholarship

To the best of my knowledge that means she was one of only six students out of the 56,000 that sat the Leaving Cert this year to get top marks in every subject they studied

Sport

Midleton Taekwon-Do Club celebrates 10 years of success

In 2011 the club continued to grow and moved their classes to the hall in St John the Baptist National School, before getting too big again for that and finally leasing out their own full-time unit in Knockgriffin Industrial Estate in 2012.

Back to back Junior A hurling titles for Russell Rovers

Then centre back Timmy Geaney strode forward to convert for Carraig before two more from Beausang had Russell Rovers in front for the first time.

‘I’m a Celebrity, Get Me A Ticket!’ Spectacular fundraiser coming soon for Down Syndrome...

Those taking part in the quirky fundraiser, will be put to the test by taking part in a variety of stomach challenging bush tucker and tension filled physical trials in a bid to be ultimately crowned the King or Queen of the Jungle!

Lifestyle

Get Green with Cork County Council Environment Action Fund

The Community Environment Action Fund supports small scale, non-profit environmental projects at local level, that make a significant difference in local communities.

Midleton Student Accepted to Attend the UN Youth Climate Summit in New York

The Youth Climate Summit will feature a full-day of programming that brings together young activists, innovators, entrepreneurs, and change-makers who are committed to combating climate change at the pace and scale needed to meet the challenge.
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Entertainment

Hallowe’en Transforms Ballymaloe into BallymaBOO!

This unmissable theatrical event, featuring a host of professional actors as weird and wonderful characters, will lead fun-seekers through a mysterious trail.

Meet the Irish David Attenborough COLIN STAFFORD-JOHNSON: My Wild Atlantic Journey Coming to the...

Colin is the foremost nature and wildlife cinematographer and presenter in Ireland today.