TWO AWARDS FOR MITCHELSTOWN BOXER

Mitchelstown boxer Vladimir Belujsky received two awards from CIT last week. One of the awards was an individual award for his boxing achievements throughout the year. Vladimir also received an Irish Colleges award in recognition of being selected to represent the Irish Colleges and Universities team at the Haringey Cup

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MITCHELSTOWN REMEMBERS 1916

On the eve of the calendar anniversary of the Easter 1916 Rising, the people of Mitchelstown gathered together on Saturday last to commemorate the centenary of the Rising, which shaped our nation, our people and our history. Mitchelstown Heritage Society had organised a varied ceremony with history, music, poetry, a

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SALE AGREED ON MITCHELSTOWN CONVENT

After much local speculation, it was confirmed by Fermoy Municipal District that the sale of Mitchelstown convent has been agreed. The issue has been raised a number of times by Cllr Kay Dawson and while nobody could shed any light on who the buyer is, Cllr Dawson stressed that they

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TRACING EMIGRANT ANCESTORS

Millions of people emigrated from Ireland over the centuries, mainly via the port of Cobh. This harbour was the main port for transatlantic passengers throughout the nineteenth century. Assisted passage by landlords was used to clear their estates of tillage labourers in early 1800’s and transport them to Canada and

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SPIKEBALL CLUB FOR MITCHELSTOWN

Following on from eight weeks of training with schools in area Mitchelstown Leisure Centre are now hoping to set up a spikeball club. Coach Antonio Barros, has been providing the training free of charge to the primary schools and has worked with 275 children over the course of the programme.

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NATIONWIDE IN KILWORTH

The Nationwide cameras came to Kilworth on Friday and Saturday to record a section for the programme, scheduled to be aired on Wednesday night of next week (27th). The reason for the visit is the fact that the locally based Palace layers will contesting the RTE All Ireland Drama Finals

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KERRYGOLD PLANT PROGRESSING WELL

Work in progressing well on the Kerrygold Park in the Castlefarm site in Mitchelstown. The state of the art butter production and packing facility will ensure a world class supply chain to meet the evolving needs of Kerrygold customers in more than 110 countries around the world. Ornua, formerly the

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