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May Events Mini Guide – UPDATED 24th May



Saturday 1st MayCobh Community Games – Cobh GAA Club – Starting at 2.00pm. See this link for full details:

Saturday 1st May – Fota Wildlife Park – Spirit Of Africa Weekend -Join us in the park this May Bank Holiday Weekend when we will be celebrating the Spirit of Africa with african drumming, tribal dancing, african arts & crafts and talks on all our african animals. Starts Saturday 1st May at 10.00am and Monday and concludes Monday 3rd May at 5.00pm

Saturday 1st MayCobh Celtic Supporters Club charity run from Midleton to Cobh in aid of Breaking The Silence and the Park Road Centre. Sponsorship cards still available

Saturday 1st May – Ska & Mod Night at the Rob Roy

Sunday 2nd MayLiner Visit – Funchal – Arr 8.00am – Dep 5.00pm

Sunday 2nd May – Remonition play the Rob Roy

Sunday 2nd May – ‘Big Band’ play the Crow’s Nest

Sunday 2nd May – 2.30pm – Tours of the Old Church Cemetery – On the first Sunday of every month from May to September 2010, Jack Gilmartin will give a free guided tour of the Old Church Cemetery, starting at 2.30pm and finishing at 4.30 pm. Meet at the lodge at the entrance to the cemetery. See the graves of the Lusitania victims, Napoleon’s surgeon, Hollywood Actors, Boxer Jack Doyle and Poet Charles Wolfe among many other historic figures in Irish life.

Sunday 2nd May – St.Colman’s Cathedral – Mass For Deceased Members Of The Defence Forces – 12.00pm

Tuesday/Wednesday 4th/5th MayLiner Visit – Eclipse – Arr 3.00pm on Tuesday and Dep 6.00pm on Wed 5th

Wednesday 5th May – “Trios from the Romantics”at Fota House – at 8.00 p.m. a newly formed Trio comprising Rachel Deloughry, (Clarinet), Hugh McCarthy (Cello) and Viktoriya Anastasova will give their inauguralRecital of Chamber Music at Fota House. Tickets: €20.00 Booking advisable. To book contact Fota House Tel: 021 4815543

Thursday 6th May – Table Quz Fundraiser at Kelly’s Bar in aid of the Share-A-Dream Foundation. Starts at 8.00pm and is €20 for a table of four.

Thursday 6th MayCoffee Morning & Cake Sale in aide of Alzeimers Ireland  being held by Carmel Jones at 1 Grahams Tce (Church Street) Cobh. Raffle tickets also available for various prizes. Come along for a cuppa and a chat and support a great cause. Contact Carmel for more details on 0863117192
Friday 7th May – Christchurch, Cobh at 8.00pm – CANCELLED

Friday 7th – Acoustic Night at the Rob Roy Bar – Everyone Welcome!

Friday 7th May – Cobh Darts Finals: – Middle Section – Gilmores Bar

Saturday 8th May – Cobh Darts Finals: Bottom Section – Quarry Cock Bar.

Sunday 9th May – The Totallers play the Rob Roy Bar

Tuesday 11th MayLiner Visit – Costa Luminosa – Arr 8.00am and Dep 7.00pm

Tuesday 11th May – Cobh Community College Annual Awards Ceremony. Starts at 7.00pm

Friday 14th MayLiner Visit – Fram – Arr 9.00am and Dep 5.00pm

Friday 14th May – St.Colman’s Scout group Cobh – 75 Year Celebrations – Dinner Dance at the Commodore Hotel – Tickets €50.00 and available from Angela Curtis on 0872777076 or Adrian Curtis on 0851426882

Saturday 15th May Cobh Ramblers under 18 Annual Awards – Cobh Ramblers Clubhouse at 9.00pm

Saturday 15th May – Sirius Arts Unplugged – Featuring performances by Winner of the International Festival 4 stars competition in London 2008 BARRY TIERNEY With LUASCA – Cork School of Music Irish Traditional Group – Tickets €5 and starts at 8.00pm

Saturday 15th May – Paul Brady plays the Wolftone Bar – Kick Off at 9.00pm

Tuesday 11th May – Cobh Ramblers Clubhouse at 8.30pm – Bring & Buy in aid of Greater Chernobyl Cause – If you wish to donate please call James on 086-2009757

Monday 17th May – Thursday 20th – Scoile Iosafe Naofa Book Fair

Wednesday 19th May – Ann Keane’s Annual Coffe Morning – 11.00am upstairs at the Daunt – In aid of the Cobh Lourdes Invalid Fund

Friday 21st MayLiner Visit – AIDAaura – Arr 8.00am and Dep 7.00pm

Friday 21st MayASLAN play the Crows Nest, Cobh. Admission €15.00 – Doors open 9.00pm

Saturday 22nd MayCobh Ramblers v Shamrock Rovers – First A League game of the 2010 season kicks off at 3.00pm

Sunday 23rd May – OPEN GARDEN FUNDRAISER FOR SIRIUS ARTS CENTRE at Cuskinny House – FIRST ADMISSION 11AM – LAST ADMISSION 4PM – Admission €5/€10 Family Ticket – Special Garden Tour with Wildlife Expert Jim Wilson at 3:00PM

Sunday 23rd May – Car Boot Sale at the Cobh Community Centre

Thursday 27th MayRoaring Donkey – SuperDooper Music (ish) Quiz – Light hearted (!) Table Quiz loosely based on music questions as set by the second best quizmaster in Ticknock! All monies raised go directly to the charity.

Friday 28th MayLiner Visit – Le Diamant – Arr 8.00am and Dep 5.00pm. Also Adriana liner arriving same day. Time to be confirmed.

Friday 28th May – Marlouge Inn – Terry Jenkins Darts Exhibition – Entry €10 – Starts at 8.30pm

Saturday 29th May Springfield Ramblers Awards – 6.00pm at the Community Hall -The Springfield Ramblers Club Annual Awards ceremony will take place on Saturday 29th May at 6pm in Cobh Community Centre. The ceremony will see players at all age groups rewarded in three different categories, namely Player of the Year, Clubman of the Year & Most Improved Player of the Year. There will also be awards for players who have honoured the club by being selected for representative teams at Cork Schoolboy level and at International level. Among other awards presented on the day will be Clubman of the Year and the Hall of Fame award. The club would like to invite all parents and friends of players of all the teams to come along to this ceremony to applaud the efforts of the players and coaches throughout a long season.

Saturday 29th May – ‘999 Night’ at the Crows Nest, Cobh.  Make sure to ‘Dress To Impress’ and Dress as a Fireman, Doctor, Nurse, Policeman or any emergency service come along and enjoy the FUN. Prizes for best Dressed!

Saturday 29th May – In aid of the Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation – John Patrick Memorial Charity Bed Push from Bertie’s in Youghal to Gilmore’s on Toppa

Sunday 30th MayCobh Peoples Regatta Fundraiser – Texa Holdem in the Jack Doyle Room of the Commodore Hotel at 6.00pm €20 buy in, €10 to register and registration starts 4.30pm – 1000 extra chips if registered before 5.30pm – Enquires contact Paul 087- 2073067

Sunday 30th MayCobh & Harbour Chamber Summer Swing Series – Free Family Entertainment/Arts & Crafts Fair/Food in Kennedy Park

Sunday/Monday 30/31st MayLiner Visit – Independence Of The Seas – Arr 3.00pm on Sunday and Dep 6.00pm on Monday

Sunday 30th May – Rob Roy Bar – ‘What The Funk’ – 9.00pm

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