Editor Archive

King Herod?

Dear Editor, No doubt Enda Kenny is annoyed by comments I made to him in an email, dated 19th December 2012, when I said, “Your actions against the unborn of this nation are worse than those of King Herod.” By simply proposing legislation that will allow the “legal” killing of human beings, through abortion, he

A special Poetry Corner with Ronnie McGinn

We got quite a shock last week when we heard of the sudden death of our friend Kevin Gregan. Kevin was the husband of our esteemed colleague Marie Piper Gregan in the Douglas Post. On behalf of all of us here in The Douglas Post may I offer our condolences and our sincerest sympathy to

The Douglas Post mourns the loss of our friend, Kevin Gregan.

Gregan (Ardcross, Crosshaven) On February 8th 2013, unexpectedly Kevin beloved husband of Marie (Nee Piper) and loving father of Gary and Darren. Sadly missed by his loving wife and sons, grandson Ryan, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. May he rest in peace. Due to the unexpected death of our friend

Check out our new Facebook fan page!

Connect with The Douglas Post on Facebook! Our official Facebook page for The Douglas Post is now live. Our readers are encouraged to “like” our page to receive updates on our Facebook activity. We’ll be posting articles and photographs weekly. A selection of each week’s photographs are posted exclusively to our Facebook page. Connect now!

The Douglas Post is moving!

We’re moving office! Our new address:  Unit 29 C, St Patrick’s Mills, Douglas West, Cork Phone: 089 440 8242  

Anthony O’Sullivan

It was with great sadness that I learned of the passing of Anthony O’Sullivan last week, after a short illness. I have known Anthony and the O’Sullivan family of Gartan Park since the early 70s which made it a more bitter pill to swallow at the death of a young man whose main interest in

Irish European Fiscal Compact Referendum

As the country is about to hit the polls I have listened to the great debate and watched political leaders once more score points and tear strips off each other and their party policies. The people of this country are suffering the penalties of a global collapse but moreso we are suffering the consequences of

New State of the Art Upgrade for Ashton School

Following on from last week’s announcement on Ashton School’s new buildings, I am delighted to report that work has begun on replacing the current building with a modern, three-storey school. This new state of the art building, which will integrate the gracious Georgian building affectionately known as ‘the Old Building’, along with the Sports Hall,

Nagle College Sensory Garden

The Sensory Garden, which has been under construction at Nagle College Mahon over the past month was completed this week with the help of 15 volunteers from Novartis which is a major sponsor of the garden, together with staff and pupils. The garden is part of the on-going progression of the ASD programme and is

Kiely-Walsh Academy Reels in World Titles

Well done to The Kiely-Walsh Academy which has once again hit an all time high winning 2 World titles along with 2 seconds, 2 thirds, a fifth and seventh and eight for both individual and team competitions, at the recent World Irish Dancing Championships held at the Waterfront Belfast. The Academy are no strangers to