Daily Archive: Friday, March 15, 2013

Join us for the Douglas St. Patrick’s Day parade!

Join us on St Patrick’s Day for a fantastic parade and family day at the Douglas Community Park. All money raised goes to the Meals On Wheels building fund. Let’s come together as a community for the purpose of a worthy cause and a great day for all. The parade starts 2pm from the Douglas

Ticket giveaway competition for Showcase Darts Exhibition at The Commons Inn

Paul Woodage of Showcase Cork is offering The Douglas Post readers a chance to win a pair of tickets to the upcoming darts exhibition at The Commons Inn. Showcase Cork has organised an event featuring two of the biggest names in world darts, MICHAEL VAN GERWEN & SIMON WHITLOCK on Saturday, 6th of April. This

Single preview and video performances by local Douglas artist, Tiz McNamara

Last week, we introduced you to young local and talented artist, Tiz McNamara. Tiz is due to release his debut single ‘Steady As You Go’, available on March 26th from all major online stores from 9pm. Tiz has provided us with a 24 second preview of the upcoming single via YouTube (above) Tiz has also

Know your rights: rights of cohabitants

Question: I have been living with my partner for 10 years now. He was previously married and has two grown-up children. If he were to die, could I claim a widow’s pension, and what would happen to the house we live in, which he owns? Answer: There is no social welfare pension for people whose

Decrease in headline crime categories in Cork City Division

Cork South Central Fine Gael TD Jerry Buttimer has welcomed a decrease in all headline crime figures for the three months December 2012 to February 2013. Deputy Buttimer was commenting after Chief Superintendent Michael Finn presented figures for December 2012 to February 2013 to a meeting of the Cork City Joint Policing Committee. “The Gardai

Banks need to improve rules in credit review process

The Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure has called for a review of protocols in banks’ credit review processes to address the deficit of information on the Credit Review Office provided to customers who have been refused credit. Committee Chairman, Ciarán Lynch T.D. said: “At our meeting with John Trethowan of the Credit Review Office I

Native Cork man joins Olympic champion in Cycle4haiti 2013

Calling all Cork cyclists we need your help to raise money for Soul of Haiti Foundation To launch the fourth annual One4all Cycle4haiti, Gareth Palmer of local business Barry Group in Cork joined Olympic gold medalist and winner of nine world titles in track cycling Victoria Pendleton and various other top businessmen when Pendleton rode

Suas UCC’s Literacy Support Programme celebrates its most successful year yet

The UCC Suas Literacy Support Programme today celebrated one of its most successful years in operation. Over 260 students from UCC took part in the programme which allowed 144 school going children across four primary schools and one secondary school to improve their literacy skills. On Wednesday the 13th of March 2013, the Head of

‘Pink blossom’ at the cornstore combines food and fashion for breast cancer

Mags O’Connor from The Cornstore and Jackie Dawson from Kinsale Pink Ribbon Walk announce details of ‘Pink Blossom’ a Spring Fashion Event on Wednesday 17th April at 7pm at The Cornstore Restaurant in aid of Action Breast Cancer a programme of the Irish Cancer Society. The Cornstore will host the evening, with a Pink Blossom