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Weekly Maritime News Roundup

THIS ISLAND NATION Weekly Maritime News and Comment By Tom MacSweeney, Marine Correspondent Dateline – August 18, 2014. ……………………………….. This weekly service reports and reviews a choice of maritime news and opinion and includes a digest of material from other maritime outlets ……… THIS ISLAND NATION ON FACEBOOK reached 1,063 readers last week ……. Daily maritime news on TWITTER: @TomMacSweeney ………………………………………………………………… MARITIME NEWS AND COMMENT ……………………………………… SEAMANSHIP AND COURTESY Two
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CRY104fm Colour Walk Raises €1900 For Cope

The 2nd annual  CRY104fm fun walk from Greenpark to The Quality Hotel and back  which took place on June the 29th raised a fantastic €3750 ,the proceeds of which were split between Cope Foundation and Community Radio Youghal. Speaking at last Tuesdays AGM of the Youghal Branch of Cope, John Clifford, Head of Fundraising & PR for Cope sincerely thanked all those who generously supported the event with a special thanks
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Major Reshuffle of Cork Priests

The Bishop of Cloyne has announced a major reshuffle of priests in the diocese and the retirement of three. Bishop William Crean has accepted the resignation from office of V Rev Tom Browne, PP Youghal; V Rev Dan Gould, PP Killavullen; and V Rev Neilus O’Donnell, PP, Rathcormac, which all come into effect on September 6. Meanwhile, the Bishop has made the following appointments: V Rev David Herlihy, PP Newmarket,
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Killeagh GAA Newsletter 18th August 2014

Killeagh GAA NEWSLETTER FOR W/C August 18th 2014. Club Lotto Results; Details for our latest Lotto draw are as follows: Numbers drawn on Tuesday August 12th were 1, 5, 17 and 27. There was no winner of this week's jackpot and the jackpot for our next draw will be €11200. Lucky dip winners were William Bashford, Claire Kennedy, Coleman Family and Rochford Trio. Thanks to everyone who supports our weekly
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Smile In A While

“Smile in a While” is CRY104fm’s brand new 2 part documentary on Aspirant Community Radio Station Smile fm. Set up in 2012 by a group of volunteers trying to make a difference in their community Smile in a while traces the progress of this Community Group as they try to set up a Community Radio station to serve the expanding town of Carrigtwohill and the Communities in the seven mile
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Weekly Maritime News Roundup

THIS ISLAND NATION Weekly Maritime News and Comment By Tom MacSweeney, Marine Correspondent Dateline – August 11, 2014. ……………………………….. THIS WEEK: Has the Government overcome “sea blindness”? Shipping Challenges; The World’s Biggest Bottle stolen by pirates… and much more… ………………………………………………………………………………… This weekly service reports and reviews maritime news and opinion and includes a digest of material from other THIS ISLAND NATION outlets about maritime matters. ……………………………………. 1,352 people read THIS
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Killeagh GAA Newsletter 11th August 2014

Killeagh GAA NEWSLETTER FOR W/C August 11th 2014. Club Lotto Results; Details for our latest Lotto draw are as follows: Numbers drawn on Tuesday August 5th were 1, 10, 15 and 30. There was no winner of this week's jackpot and the jackpot for our next draw will be €11000. Lucky dip winners were E&C Fogarty, Ger Ahern, Aoife Parsons and Carmel Murphy. Thanks to everyone who supports our weekly
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Killeagh GAA Newsletter 4th August 2014

Killeagh GAA NEWSLETTER FOR W/C August 4th 2014. Club Lotto Results; Details for our latest Lotto draw are as follows: Numbers drawn on Tuesday July 29th were 4, 17, 18 and 25. There was no winner of this week's jackpot and the jackpot for our next draw will be €10800. Lucky dip winners were Mary Landers, Mary Seward, Carmel Barry and Eoghan O’Horgan. Thanks to everyone who supports our weekly
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This Island Nation – Wednesday 6th August

In this month’s programme we have the story of a Soviet take-over of Cork Port, hear that love is in the air at the country’s lifeboat stations, with the 45th station due to open shortly; we go to Ireland’s longest river, the Shannon,  where a boat made famous by Wolfe Tone is being launched; tour Ballycotton Lighthouse, open to the public for the first time and hear about its association
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Lidl Youghal Fun Walk For Barrettstown

Caroline Prendergast of Lidl, Youghal is a Barrettstown Buddy. She is Lidl, Youghal’s Barretstown ambassador. Lidl Youghal are organising a Fun Walk on Friday 15th August in aid of Barretstown who help to rebuild the lives of children with Cancer. The walk will start at 6.30 p.m. going from Lidl out to J.J.’s Chipper at Youghal and back to Lidl. It costs €5 to take part in the walk and
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Weekly Maritime News Roundup

THIS ISLAND NATION Weekly Maritime News and Comment By Tom MacSweeney, Marine Correspondent Dateline – July 28, 2014. …………………………… This weekly service reviews maritime news and opinion and provides a digest of material from other THIS ISLAND NATION publishing outlets. THIS ISLAND NATION ON FACEBOOK HAD 1,279 READERS LAST WEEK More people are reading about the maritime sphere. Thank you. ………………………………………………………………………………… FOR DAILY MARITIME NEWS please follow me on Twitter:
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Temporary Closing of Public Roads

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Cork County Council is considering under Section 75 of the Roads Act, 1993, the closing to public traffic of the following roads for the dates and for the times stated:-Youghal Main Drainage - Road Closures Lower Cork Hill - 8am Monday 11th August to 6pm Tuesday 26th August 2014 (24 Hours Each Day) Road to be Closed The L-3810-0 Lower Cork Hill from its junction
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Youghal Front Strand Beach

WARNING DO NOT SWIM SWIMMING IN THIS WATER MAY CAUSE ILLNESS BATHING IS PROHIBITED DUE TO: Elevated levels of bacteria in the bathing water. LIKELY CAUSE: Localised heavy rain is likely to have impacted on wastewater infrastructure in the area. EXPECTED DURATION: This notice applies until the quality of bathing water is deemed satisfactory. ACTIONS TAKEN/PROPOSED: HSE notified. Bathing water to be re-sampled Monday July 28th 2014. Complete set of results will be
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Donations For Palestine

Local Midleton woman Joan McDermott who is the co-ordinator for the East Cork Palestinian movement is making an urgent appeal for donations of essential medical and toiletry supplies to send to Palestine. Vital assistance is needed by the 100,000+ people who have presented to centres in Gaza seeking aid and support over the past two weeks of conflict and turmoil. Joan has specified that the types of supplies required are