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Minister David Stanton encourages community groups to apply for newly available CCTV funding

Minister David Stanton encourages community groups to apply for newly available CCTV funding

Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton, is encouraging local groups to apply for a new grant scheme for community CCTV systems. “This new scheme was launched by my colleague, An Tanaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald TD, to assist community groups to […]

1917 Photo Exhibition

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1917 Photo Exhibition

From Friday 28th April and throughout the month of May a historical photographic exhibition will be staged in the Cobh Maritime Exhibition space in Cobh Railway Station. The exhibition commemorates the arrival of the US Navy to Queenstown in May 1917. Curated by Cobh Tourism and thanks to the US Naval History and Heritage Command, […]

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Rasmussen calls for State contracts to provide a Living wage

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Rasmussen calls for State contracts to provide a Living wage

Cllr Cathal Rasmusen has called for all State contracts in the Cobh area to include provisions to pay workers a Living Wage. “Workers should always be well paid, ” said Cllr Rasmussen, speaking at the Labour Party Anybody who is working should have enough to live on. The state is the biggest employer. It provides […]

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SPRINGFIELD RAMBLERS U-14’s conquer Europe

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SPRINGFIELD RAMBLERS U-14’s conquer Europe

Huge congratulations to Springfield Ramblers U-14 team who won the Den Bosch Easter Cup Competition held in Amsterdam Holland over the Easter weekend. The Springfield squad with coaches and some parents travelled to Amsterdam last Friday morning as Ireland’s only representative team in the Competition. The U-14 tournament consisted of 10 teams representing countries from […]

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Unique Screening of Historic Cobh Movie – May 2nd 8pm

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Unique Screening of Historic Cobh Movie – May 2nd 8pm

In 1972 the producers of the film An Only Child, started filming in Cobh. The original story, by Cork writer, Frank O’Connor was based on his childhood in 1900s Cork city around Shandon, but for the film makers, 1970s Cobh provided a more unspoilt and less busy version of the city of that time. Cobh […]

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COBH CARILLON COMMITTEE presents The 90th Summer Recital Season 2017

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COBH CARILLON COMMITTEE presents The 90th Summer Recital Season 2017

COBH CARILLON COMMITTEE presents The 90th Summer Recital Season 2017 Sundays 4.30 – 5.30 p.m. Recitals take place on most Sundays from May to September and are usually given by Adrian Gebruers KSG, Cathedral Carillonneur. The recitals on Sundays 20 and 27 August will mark National Heritage Week. As always, there will also be a […]

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Cobh to become an Age Friendly Town

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Cobh to become an Age Friendly Town

In February 2017 the Great Island Community Forum submitted an application for Age Friendly Towns Status under Cork Age Friendly County Programme. We are delighted to announce that the application was successful and plans to begin this programme are underway. An Age Friendly Town is one where we all help to create an inclusive, equitable […]

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Readers & Writers Festival 2017

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Readers & Writers Festival 2017

After a successful 2016 Festival, the annual Readers and Writers Festival will be back from 1-7 May, 2017, with its unique mix of readings, discussion, comedy, theatre, cinema, book stalls and chat. Highlights of the festival include a screening of Frank O’Connor’s ‘An Only Child’ filmed in Cobh in 1973 (Tues. Commodore Hotel).Some of the […]

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HAULBOWLINE THEATRE GROUP – COBH ARTS FESTIVAL EVENT

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HAULBOWLINE THEATRE GROUP – COBH ARTS FESTIVAL EVENT

Haulbowline Theatre Group are delighted to be taking part in the Cobh Arts Festival Event, performing a series of short plays at the Sirius Arts Centre on Saturday 6th of May at 3pm. Eight new plays will be performed by established members of the group and also by some very talented Transition Year students from […]

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Breaking the Silence ASIST Training Course

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Breaking the Silence ASIST Training Course

We are holding an ASIST Training course on the 17th and 18th of May in the Community Centre . This free workshop demonstrates ways in which you can learn to turn reasons for suicide into reasons for living. This training requires you first having attended and completed a safetalk workshop. To reserve your place for […]

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