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Sunday, September 22, 2019

Spike Island is ship-shape

The 126 capacity ferry was secured by Doyle Shipping Company who have been servicing Spike Island since the 1950’s and have seen the service change from military to prison to tourism during these years.

Tar-rific news for East Cork roads New Road Tar Sprayers for County Council Fleet

The tar sprayers are used for surface dressing and sealing road strengthening operations and will be based in the Council Machinery Yards in Mallow serving North and East Cork and in Skibbereen serving West Cork.

Joust in time!

Youghal is still riding on the crest of a wave since ‘Ironman’ swept into the East Cork town in June of this year and it is all set to continue as the Youghal Medieval Festival delivers one of the largest, most successful free events of its nature Ireland.

It’s getting hot in here

The band has been a consistent live force on the Irish music scene for more than four decades and remain huge fan favourites to this day

Green Flag Award for Fota Arboretum and Gardens

The Green Flag Award and Green Heritage Site Accreditation is a great catalyst for delivering improvement and engaging with the needs and expectations of visitors.

Weddings like nowhere else… The Garryvoe to hold first ever Wedding Showcase

As the proud winners of the 2019 WeddingsOnline Waterside Venue of the Year, The Garryvoe doesn’t just meet expectations, it exceeds them effortlessly.


Residents in East Ferry say they have no problem whatsoever with the cheese-making operation. They have a major problem with disposal of waste from the plant however.

Ballymacoda’s Jennifer nominated for National Carer of the Year Award

The nine regional winners will now compete for the Comfort Keepers national award and the title of Carer of the Year at a gala awards ceremony at Kilashee House Hotel, on Friday 22nd November.

19th annual Tour de Munster charity cycle launched – get on your bike for...

The four-day charity cycle takes place from Thursday, August 8th to Sunday, August 11th and will see over 120 amateur cyclists cycle over 600km around the six counties of Munster, raising funds for the Munster branches of DSI and individual beneficiaries.


In the sleepy village of Cranford, a mysterious new arrival is setting hearts aflutter... But can lost loves and old friendships withstand the drama of snobbery, gossip, and social scandal? Bring along a picnic and join us at Fota to find out!

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