Mind Your Head – Firkin Crane Theatre, Cork

FRIDAY MARCH 28, 2014 FIRKIN CRANE THEATRE, CORK 7.30PM – 9.30PM. €3.OO on the door GMC, Ophelia, Karen Underwood, RCCG Inspiration House, Niamh Byrne & Christine Cusack (UCC music students), TRIGGER Youth Work Ireland Cork Music Group , Circles(Sound Out) Hosted by Youth Work Ireland Cork (YWIC) ‘Mind Your Head’ is a concert and information evening taking place at

Editor’s Notes on this weekend’s Literary Festival in Douglas

One of the highlights starting this Friday in Douglas is a literary event to honour the memory of the internationally known Abbey Theatre playwright Lennox Robinson who lived in Westgrove House, Donnybrook. The Lennox Robinson Literary Festival will be officially opened by Eoghan Harris at St. Columba’s Hall at 9 P.M this Friday 28th of

Douglas Community News (1009/1010)

Is there a community event or fundraiser in your area? Please let us know and we will be delighted to publish it for you. Email to – frontdesk@douglaspost.ie. To ensure publication your entry should reach us before 5 PM on Mondays St. Patrick’s Day Parade This year it will be bigger and better than the

Young at Heart: Dementia and it’s impact on others

by Phil Goodman When a person is diagnosed with dementia it is life changing for the person and their family. Dementia often starts with short term memory loss but it can also affect the way people think, speak and do things. People with dementia can become confused, find it difficult to communicate, they can’t remember

Gardening:Things to do this week

It’s good to see the daffodils are struggling to make an entrance, soon spring will be all around us, it’s time to get ready for the days ahead. We’ll try to give you a few ideas on what might need doing. Now not everything in this article may apply to you or to your garden

Buttimer calls for continuing dialogue to resolve impasse over development of cystic fibrosis facilities at CUH

Cork South Central Fine Gael TD, Jerry Buttimer, Chairman of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children has called for continuing dialogue to resolve outstanding issues regarding the enabling of a specially developed in-patient facility for people with cystic fibrosis at Cork University Hospital. Deputy Buttimer raised the issue by way of topical issue

FAMILY TIES – Getting Elvis to trust me

By Eileen Mitchell I’d been toying with the idea for years: getting a dog, that is. But I had doubts, thanks to the long work hours I keep coupled with a tiny condo. Neither would be fair to Fido, I reasoned. Talking with people from rescue groups. Doing a little research. A little reading. A


by Cllr. Kieran McCarthy Cllr Kieran McCarthy is calling on community associations, residents associations and other organisations in Cork City to avail of funding for Cork City Council’s Community Project Grants (excluding arts and sports) in 2014. Applications are invited from Community Groups for funding towards community projects and programmes and Capital Works by Community

SOUTH LINK:Carrigaline – Community News (1009/1010)

OWENABUE GARDEN AND FLOWER The next meeting of the Owenabue Garden and Flower, Carrigaline, will take place in St Mary’s C.of I. school Hall (entrance beside the main gates to the Community School) on Monday 24 February at 8 pm. Jean Perry will give a talk on “Gardening at the Glebe Garden, Baltimore”. Viistors welcome.


By Cllr. Seamus McGrath, Fianna Fail As I previously reported, I have been working for some time to bring about changes to the operation of pay parking in Douglas. Central to the proposed changes was the introduction of free parking for the first hour, in other words, an initial one hour grace period. I strongly