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Spike Island Ex-Residents’ Visit To Island

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Spike Island Ex-Residents’ Visit To Island

Cork County Council have decided to organise a special visit to Spike Island. The visit is for ex-residents of the Island only and will take place on Tuesday 29th June 2010. To secure your place on the day you will have to register. Please register your name by contacting Mary McCaffrey at the following number: […]

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Exclusive – Stephen O’Halloran Signs For Coventry City

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Exclusive – Stephen O’Halloran Signs For Coventry City

COVENTRY CITY have snapped up Aston Villa’s Irish left-back Stephen O’Halloran on a free transfer. Sky Blues boss Aidy Boothroyd has agreed a one-year-deal with the 22-year-old Cobhman , who is expected to be formally unveiled tomorrow (Thursday).The player’s progress at Villa Park was hampered by a cruciate knee ligament injury, the defender – who […]

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Formation of Cobh Tourism Ltd

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Formation of Cobh Tourism Ltd

A company, limited by guarantee, to be called Cobh Tourism Limited is currently being formed. This motion was agreed at last year’s Cobh Tourism AGM. The current committee is seeking membership from any body or individual who is interested in the development of Tourism in Cobh and the Great Island. The initial membership subscription is […]

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Campaign for Cork Harbour Health Study

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Campaign for Cork Harbour Health Study

The Chairperson for the pressure group, Cork Harbour Health Study, Amy Cullen has said she and her group are appalled to learn that the Government appointed body set up to examine the future use of the Irish Steel site will not examine or determine what will happen to the toxic waste there. Amy Cullen said […]

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Cobh Hospital Meeting: Standing Room Only

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Cobh Hospital Meeting: Standing Room Only

It was a case of standing room only as an estimated 400 people ventured to Cobh Community Centre on a sunny Monday evening to hear why funding is on the verge of being withdrawn which could force the closure of Cobh Hospital with the loss of jobs and more importantly the loss of care for […]

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What The Blazes…..

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What The Blazes…..

Wreckless. Disgusting. Disgraceful. Nasty. Thoughless. Pure Vandalism. Those are only a few of the words that could be used to describe what took place on Spike Island on Sunday 20th June 2010. At approximately 6.40pm yesterday, Cobh Edition received a call from a local to inform us that there was a high level of smoke […]

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Coast Guard Search & Rescue Demonstration

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Coast Guard Search & Rescue Demonstration

On what was one of the most beautiful days so far this year, the Irish Coast Guard’s Search & Rescue demonstrations returned to Cobh to entertain the large crowds gathered along the water front. Involved in this years display were the RNLI, the Naval Service, the Search & Rescue Dog Association, the HSE, An Garda […]

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Tidy Districts Competition closing date approaching

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Tidy Districts Competition closing date approaching

The closing date of 2nd July for entires in the Cobh – Great Island Tidy Districts Competition is fast approaching. A large number of entries have already been received and each resident of the Great Island is encouraged to get involved and play their part in the efforts to win the National Tidy Towns competition in 2012. […]

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Mayor Of Cobh: Retention of One Hour Free Parking

Retention of One Hour Free Parking Press Release issued by Cllr. Paddy Whitty, Mayor of Cobh Friday 18 June, 2010. At a meeting held on 17 June 2010, Cobh Town Council adopted new Bye Laws dealing with Pay Parking, Casual Trading and the Consumption of Alcohol in Public Places. The Mayor of Cobh, Cllr. Paddy […]

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Cobh Hospital Public Meeting 21st June

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Cobh Hospital Public Meeting 21st June

SAVE COBH COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Public meeting- Mon 21st @ 8pm in Cobh Community Centre Purpose- to inform the Public and seek support for an action group __________________________ Re-designation from Community Hospital to Nursing Home Funding being reduced by 25% Why only 70% funding for a Resident in Cobh compared to 16 other towns in Cork? […]

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