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Saturday, August 17, 2019

Irish Distillers appoints first new Cooper in over 40 years

A Cooper is a craftsman trained to make and repair wooden casks.

Carrigtwohill Farmer Dáibhí de Barra (1757-1851) honoured

To celebrate Dáibhí de Barra’s life and achievements, the Carrigtwohill and District Historical Society unveiled commemorative plaque on his grave in the Old Graveyard.

Come and have a whale of a time!

This is a family fun festival with a strong food element full of activities for all ages that will suit everyone in the family.

Midleton Teen is Supreme Apprentice Chef for 2019

The theme of the Apprentice Chef project is ‘Good Mood Food’, to promote the importance of healthy eating

Midleton Electoral area: New council announced

The Midleton Electoral area of Cork County Council has its new representatives, after a mammoth count at County Hall last Friday (and Saturday).

Over 200 years of tourism in Ballycotton

In fact, the earliest account of tourists or visitors to Ballycotton can be traced to the early to mid-1740s! It comes from an autobiography by John Carteret Pilkington: The Real Story of John Carteret Pilkington written by himself, which was published in London in 1760, about twenty years after his visit to Ballycotton. Pilkington’s arrival in Ballycotton was quite dramatic too!

Cleaning up for Ballycotton Seafood & Shanty.

Come and clean up at the Ballycotton Seafood & Shanty Family Fun Day with Flossie!

CBS Midleton Among Edmund Rice Schools Campaigning to Save Our Seas

The schools are all Edmund Rice schools and the campaign is a key part of the network’s focus on social advocacy, peace and justice.


Chief district office Joe McCarthy and staff are overseeing a pilot wildflower meadow project its Lodge headquarters and at various council-maintained planting areas in the town.

Carrigtwohill school ‘mops up’ award for water conservation

Cork students were honoured for their efforts in promoting water conservation and awareness at the An Taisce Green-Schools regional awards in Little Island this week.

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