ART OF HANDWRITING THRIVES IN CBS PRIMARY

Despite huge advances in technology and digital communcation, the art of handwriting is still a fundamental skill and the annual An Post/INTO Handwriting competition is something which keeps this skill to the fore. A fourth class student from CBS Primary in Mitchelstown, Cathal Walsh, was awarded runner-up in his section

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MITCHELSTOWN GOLFER TO REPRESENT IRELAND

Young Mitchelstown golfer Valerie Clancy, is set to represent Ireland at two events in Norway and Switzerland in July. Fresh from winning the Sybil Meharg Trophy (U18 gross) at Lahinch Golf Club in the 2016 Irish Women’s Close Amateur Championship on May 15, Valerie will be settling down to study

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BALLYHOURA YOUTH FOOD & FARMING PROGRAMME

A number of places are available for young individuals who wish to get involved in a programme that not only provides key employability skills training but also supported work placement opportunities in the Ballyhoura Area of South and East Limerick and North East Cork. This exciting new programme has been

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PRESTIGIOUS AWARD FOR MITCHELSTOWN PHOTOGRAPHER

Mitchelstown photographer Bill Power has won the prestigious title of Best Photographer in the 93rd annual Scottish International Salon of Photography 2016. This is the latest major success for the local photographer who also won the title of Irish Photographer of the Year from The Irish Photographic Federation. The Scottish

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