Community News Archive

Carrigaline Community News

Tidy Towns To mark National Tree Week the Tidy Towns Tree Planting in Carrigaline took place at the Junior Boys National School across from the Bandroom on Saturday morning last.  They planted 30/40 Beech trees, Mountain Ash, Rowan and Whitethorn. More trees will be planted by the boat on the Crosshaven Road and on the

Carrigaline Community News

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 Active Retired Carrigaline Active Retired Association is consistently attracting a good attendance of members

A call for communities to nominate the forgotten and lonely monuments in their community

Thursday 2 February: The Heritage Council has today issued a call for communities to nominate the forgotten and lonely monuments in their community, that are desperately in need of care and attention, under the 2017 Adopt a Monument Scheme. Aimed at empowering communities to become actively involved in the conservation and interpretation of their local archaeological and

Doneraile Worker Awarded as Unsung Hero!

Sandra Linehan from Doneraile, Co. Cork, was among 150 people working in private and public sector businesses and facilities across Ireland who were honoured recently (Friday 20th January 2017) in the GEM Awards, (Going the Extra Mile), which were presented by ISS Ireland, a major provider of outsourced site services, employing over 3,500 people throughout Ireland.

Ballinlough Community News

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 Ballinlough Writers Group  The next meeting of the Ballinlough Writers Group will be held

Carrigaline Community News

Active Retired A most enjoyable afternoon of which was held by Carrigaline Active Retirement Association in the Parish Centre last Thursday.  38 members were given a talk and guidance on the card game of Whist by Keith Roberts.  The afternoon finished on a high note with the cupán té.  Later a group of CARA adjourned

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Cork Craft Month 2016 – A celebration of Cork’s creative community!

Prepare to be inspired and captivated by the work of Cork’s craft makers this August at open studios, craft trails, exhibitions and workshops. Cork Craft Month, now in its seventh year, promises all the diversity, innovation and creativity for which the event series has become renowned. Running from August 2nd to September 4th, Cork Craft Month

Youghal RNLI launches inshore lifeboat twice in one day

Youghal RNLI was requested to launch twice on Sunday last (24 June).  The volunteer lifeboat crew was first called upon to launch their Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat at 12.40pm following a report that a small inflatable boat with two people onboard had appeared to have engine trouble somewhere between Youghal lighthouse and Easter Point in Youghal Bay. Weather conditions

Youghal4All officially launched their Mr & Ms Fit 2016

Youghal4All were joined by local fitness stars Leigh Desmond and Alison Hennessy to officially launch this year’s Mr & Ms Fit competition, which will have a junior category this year for the over 16′s. The competition kicks off with a road race before the ‘sea challenges’ test the competitors to their limit! Challenges such as