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Cork County Council supports motion calling for the immediate cessation of water fluoridation in Ireland

Posted on: 7th April, 2014 in News

At the most recent meeting of Cork County Council (Monday March 10, 2014) Cllr Christopher O Sullivan (Fianna Fail) of Clonakilty proposed and tabled a motion calling for the immediate cessation of water fluoridation in Ireland that was seconded by...

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Phones can give voice to pupils with autism

Posted on: 7th April, 2014 in News

Gaelscoil Mhichíl Uí Choileáin in Clonakilty has launched an appeal to families of the school and the community of the greater Clonakilty area to donate old mobile phones to the school, which can be turned into a voice for children...

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Model Village reopens after renovations

Posted on: 7th April, 2014 in News

The West Cork Model Railway Village in Clonakilty will reopen on Friday, April 4 after months of careful restoration and renovation work. With the supervisory help of retired County Architect Billy Houlihan — one of the original idea men in...

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Business and entrepreneurship is to the fore at Coláiste Pobail Bheanntraí

Posted on: 7th April, 2014 in News

The Professional Development Service for Teachers’ ‘Get Up and Go Competition’ for Transition Year Mini Companies saw contestants, representing over forty schools from throughout Munster, travel to The Vienna Woods Hotel to participate. Each of the three companies from Coláiste...

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Clonakilty to stage inaugural Shakespeare Festival

Posted on: 2nd April, 2014 in Headlines

April 23 is the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birth and CLON-UPON-AVON, the first Clonakilty Shakespeare Festival, will take place from April 23 to 27 to mark the occasion. The festival’s website www.clonuponavon.com will become live in the next few...

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Need for investment in water treatment services

Posted on: 2nd April, 2014 in Headlines

Castletownbere, Timoleague and Castletownshend are amongst 42 urban areas mentioned in the latest EPA report on the treatment of waste water, or lack of it, as the case may be. In its Urban Waste Water Report, the Environmental Protection Agency,...

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CoAction’s Home Link service expands to meet demand

Posted on: 2nd April, 2014 in Headlines

Short break services have always been a crucial component in the mix of supports provided to children and adults with intellectual disabilities and autism. In 2012, CoAction introduced Home Link as another option of short break services. The uniqueness of...

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Ballydehob 10k

Posted on: 10th March, 2014 in News

The fourth annual Ballydehob 10k run will take place on Sunday, March 16, 2014, St Patrick’s weekend, in the West Cork village of Ballydehob. New to 2014 is a 3km run for children and ‘come-and-try-it’ participants who want to run...

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