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Mulvihill Jnr On Vacant Affordable Houses

Cobh Town councillor John Mulvihill jnr has stated that the report this week that one local authority has been unable to sell its stock of affordable homes highlights the need to completely re-evaluate how social and affordable housing schemes operate is not  isolated to one council. I am aware of Councils both in east cork […]

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Traffic warden gets strips torn off him for Haiti

  L to R back row, Jonny O?Hanlon, John Dunphy, Lee Furmedge, Jack Madigan, James Bilson, front row, Adrian Leahy, Paul Scannell, Matthew Watkinson, Darren McGrath, Damian Brady   Cobh YMCA STEP  Cobh YMCA STEP group last Wednesday held a fundraising event in aid of the Haiti charity appeal. The lads of the group put […]

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Courteney’s Fundraising Appeal Continues

Fundraising events have been taking place throughout the Town over the past week or so to assist with and generate much needed revenue for the Courteney Leahy Geasley Appeal. There were collections outside of local supermarkets, SuperValu, Keating’s Londis and Centra which raised in the region of €2,500 over the two days which was well […]

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Great Island 10 April 18th

The launch of the ‘Great Island 10 Mile Road Race’ took place recently in the Rushbrooke Lawn Tennis Club. The race which is being organised for the benefit of the Irish Cancer Society, with special emphasis on Palliative Care, was officially launched by the Mayor of Cobh, Cllr. Paddy Whitty. The launch was also attended […]

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Big Plans To Turn Cobh Green For Paddys Day

See You in Cobh, Cobh Tourism and Cobh Tidy Towns Committee launched their exciting plans for this year’s St. Patrick’s Day events in Cobh at a public meeting in the Great Island Community Centre last week. The three organisations are united in their efforts for the betterment of Cobh – Great Island and the highlight […]

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Butchers and RTE Storyland take TV comedy online

StoryLand is a web drama competition from RTÉ. Now in its second year it is home to new drama series. In each round, the public votes for their favourite show and the series with the least number of votes doesn’t get to make another episode. Episodes are funded at €8,000 each and can be a […]

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Cobh St. Patrick’s Day Plans Underway

The 2010 Cobh St. Patrick’s Day Parade will take place on Wednesday March 17th starting at 3.30 pm. A cross community partnership of See You in Cobh, Cobh Tourism and Cobh Tidy Towns Committee are organising the 2010 Cobh St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Last year, in view of the economic situation and to encourage maximum […]

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Rushbrooke Links Residents “Clean Up”!

On Saturday, February 6th, a small group of residents from Rushbrooke Links volunteered to clean up the estate.  The group met at 3pm at the Crows Nest.  In total, 15 large bags of rubbish were collected and with the estate looking much cleaner at the end of the day, this first outing was deemed a great success! The group plans to go […]

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2010 Cruise Liner Schedule Released

The Port of Cork has announced the 2010 Cruise Liner list .  The highlight for enthuasists of Cruise Liners will be the two overnight visits of the new Celebrity Eclipse, the three day visit of The World and the visit of the Queen Victoria on 24th July. The Independence of the Seas will make two overnight calls, […]

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Cobh Lyrical Baritone to perform in New Orleans and Baton Rouge

Lyrical Baritone Darragh McGann, who received great acclaim following the release of his first solo album and three TV appearances in 2009, including the performance of the Irish National Anthem at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the Capital City of Dublin, will this year perform in New Orleans and Baton Rouge. On Saturday March […]

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