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Ballinrostig Vintage Club Field Day

Ballinrostig Vintage Club Field Day will be held on Sunday 27th July from 1 – 6 p.m.  Featuring live demonstrations from all Ireland current tractor build champions.  Official opening by Derek Burke from  Crystal Swing. A  fun filled day including Sheaf Throwing, Thrashing, Log Splitting Display, Vintage Vehicles & Exhibits, Spin the Wheel, Dancing, Face Painting, Childrens Sports, Barrel Train, Tractor Agility, Dog Show, Old Coastguard Display and Treasure Hunt
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Fundraising Event At Shanagarry Design Centre

The Kilkenny Group are holding a fundraising event at the Shanagarry Design Centre, on the 26th & 27 July from 1pm to 5pm. This event is for local girl Tiegan Wilson who has been recently diagnosed with Leukemia. There will be plenty to keep the kids entertained including, Face painting, Nail painting, Balloons, a Make and Take session where children make a piece of pottery to take home and we
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Killeagh GAA Newsletter 21st July 2014

NEWSLETTER FOR W/C July 21st 2014. Club Lotto Results; Details for our latest Lotto draw are as follows: Numbers drawn on Tuesday July 15th were 3, 5, 7 and 28. There was no winner of this week's jackpot and the jackpot for our next draw will be €10400. Lucky dip winners were Martin Kelly, Tadhg and Carmel Landers, Karen Broderick and Mary O’Connor. Thanks to everyone who supports our weekly
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Cork ISPCC Recruiting Volunteers For Childline

The ISPCC in Cork is now recruiting for volunteers in its Childline service and also in its Fundraising department. They will hold volunteer information nights on Thursday the 24th of July @ 6.30 pm and also on Monday the 11th of August at 6.30 pm. The meetings will take place at the ISPCC Cork Office, First Floor Penrose Wharf. These meetings are open to all members of the public who
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Ceolta Si Summer Entertainment

This, the 24th Season of Summer entertainment by Ceolta Si promises to be better than ever. "Seisiún "Ceolta Si" is an extensive evening of Irish music, song, dance and story telling, showcasing incredible local talent and of course of great Irish heritage.Show takes place every Monday & Thursday night during July & August. Booking is advisable: Contact: text 087 7934504 or email youghal@comhaltas.net
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Killeagh GAA Newsletter 14th July 2014

NEWSLETTER FOR W/C July 14th 2014. Club Lotto Results; Details for our latest Lotto draw are as follows: Numbers drawn on Tuesday July 8th were 12, 17, 22 and 26. There was no winner of this week's jackpot and the jackpot for our next draw will be €10200. Lucky dip winners were Ray Rochford, Tom Barry, Theresa O’Shea and Beryl Cronin. Thanks to everyone who supports our weekly lotto draw.​
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Grandma we love you!!

Well now is your chance to show her in a public way. This year as part of Youghal’s Food and Mackerel Festival from August 15thto 17th, Youghal4All will host a Glamorous Granny competition. The group are calling on all to show their love for their granny, nan, auntie or mammy by nominating them free of charge for the Glamorous Granny competition. There are three categories under 50, 50-65 and over
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Seisiún ‘Ceolta Sí

Seisiún ‘Ceolta Sí’ held in Brú na Sí Youghal is an extensive variety evening of Irish music, song, dance and storytelling. Come along and celebrate another season of summer entertainment every Monday and Thursday evenings during July and August. As usual Ceoltí Sí will support a number of local charities and this year’s beneficiaries are St. Vincent de Paul, Cancer Support Group, Bóthar and Cork Mental Health. For more information
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Queen Of The Sea Festival

Youghal's Queen of The Sea Festival is back and this year it’s bigger and better than ever . There’s Free Family Fun with the Mardi Gras Parade, The Queen of the sea contest and the spectacular Youghal food festival And this year don’t miss the amazing Garth Brooks Tribute show ,Katy Perry goes Gaga, Love Bugs and Synergy. Fun for All with the sandcastle competition, crab catching , fun dog
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New Podcast – This Island Nation – July 2014

The loneliest child in the world on the Blasket Islands; why are there so many blue sharks around Ireland this year, the rescue of Mickey Mouse off Dun Laoghaire, Loop Head Lighthouse, piracy in Kinsale and safety on the beaches. All in the July edition of This Island Nation. Now available to download.   [wpdm_file id=96 title="true" desc="true"]   Previous editions of This Island Nation are available on our download
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Killeagh GAA Newsletter

NEWSLETTER FOR W/C June 30th 2014. Club Lotto Heading for €10,000 There was no winner of this week's jackpot and the jackpot for our next draw will be €9800. Our next Lotto draw takes place in the clubhouse on Tuesday night, July 1st and, you never know, It could be you.Thanks to everyone who supports our weekly lotto draw.​ Club Shop; The Club shop is open on Saturday mornings from
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Weekly Maritime News Roundup

THIS ISLAND NATION Weekly Maritime News and Comment. By Tom MacSweeney, Marine Correspondent Dateline – June 30, 2014. GOVERNMENT PLANNING A NEW MARITIME SAFETY STRATEGY The Irish Maritime Administration, which is effectively the Coast Guard and other sections of maritime transport within the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, has decided that Ireland needs a new maritime safety culture. What effects will this have? To read this story, please go
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St. Mary’s Collegiate Church To Host Guided Tours

St. Mary’s Collegiate Church, set in the historic ‘Raleigh Quarter’ of Youghal, Co. Cork will launch guided tours to both the general public and groups every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 27th June 2014 for the Summer months.  Demand for the provision of formal tours has increased significantly over recent years as more and more international ‘culturally curious’ visitors seek out the National Monument.   Recent radio-carbon dating on wood
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€60,000 Announced for Urgent Conservations Works to St. Mary’s Collegiate Church, Youghal

Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Jimmy Deenihan TD has announced the allocation of €60,000 to St. Mary’s Collegiate Church for the urgent conservation and preservation of a heritage structure of national significance.  The award was one of five made to local authorities around the country and will specifically go towards crucial restoration works to the floor of the medieval Church. In making the announcement, Minister Deenihan said: “I
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Minister Opens Tropical House at Fota Wildlife Park

Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkarofficially opened the new Tropical House at Fota Wildlife Park on Friday June 20th, the start of an exciting new era at the Cork attraction. The Tropical House is a €700,000 development which was part funded by SECAD (South & East Cork Area Development) and has been open to the public since the middle of February. The development is home to endangered reptiles,
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Weekly Maritime News Roundup

THIS ISLAND NATION Weekly Maritime News and Comment. By Tom MacSweeney, Marine Correspondent Dateline – June 23, 2014. WOW – THAT CAUSED SOME RESPONSE ! There was a huge response to my story about the Killarney shad last week. Several readers described the supplied photograph as a different fish, but the shad remains a fish worthy of protection. Interestingly Inland Fisheries Ireland has urged the public to be more conscious
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Public Notice – Water Disruption Notice

Cork County Council plans to carry out essential works on a watermain at Youghal on Monday, June 23rd.  To facilitate these works the water supply to the following areas will be disrupted from 11:00 – 06:00 hrs: South Main St Water Lane The Mall Friar St. Strand St. Lower Windmill Hill To minimise disruption the proposed works are being carried out at night. Cork County Council apologises for any inconvenience
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Killeagh GAA Newsletter

NEWSLETTER FOR W/C June 23rd 2014. Club Lotto Results; Details for our latest Lotto draw are as follows: Numbers drawn on Tuesday 17th were 3, 12, 18 and 22. There was no winner of this week's jackpot and the jackpot for our next draw will be €9600. Lucky dip winners were Sheila Spillane, Jennifer O’Keeffe, Barry Fitzgerald and Jason Coleman. Thanks to everyone who supports our weekly lotto draw.​ Lotto
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Weekly Maritime News Roundup

THIS ISLAND NATION Weekly Maritime News and Comment. By Tom MacSweeney, Marine Correspondent Dateline – June 16, 2014. THIS WEEK -The only fish of its kind in the world is not protected in  THIS ISLAND NATION Weekly Maritime News and Comment. By Tom MacSweeney, Marine Correspondent Dateline – June 16, 2014. THIS WEEK -The only fish of its kind in the world is not protected in Ireland; delaying seafarers’ rights;