Day: March 4, 2014

Mallow Juvenile GAA Notes 04/03/14

Cork U17 Football Panel  Congratulations to Kevin Doyle who is once again named on the Cork U17 football panel for the year. Kevin is an excellent goalkeeper, time and again he has quite literally put his body on the line to save a goal and win the game. Being part of the Cork development squads is no easy feat and it’s testament to Kevin’s skill and commitment that he has been part of the set up since U14.  On May 12th, when the summer training panels of 48 for Rebel Óg U14, U15 and U16 teams in both football...

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€10,000 Cash Boost For Racing Home for Easter Festival

North Cork Independent Cllr. John Paul O’ Shea has announced that Mallow’s Racing Home for Easter Festival 2014 is to receive a cash boost of €10,000 from Cork County Council’s Economic Development Fund. The Racing Home for Easter festival is all about encouraging those who grew up in the Blackwater Valley region but who have since left, to return home to Mallow and Cork for Easter and enjoy all the activities and festivities the town has to offer as well as encouraging local residents and visiting tourists to participate and enjoy. The three day festival coincides with the traditional Easter racing meeting at Cork Racecourse Mallow, where there’s a great combination of National Hunt racing and flat racing to be enjoyed. Commenting on the allocation of funding, Cllr. O’ Shea said “The festival, since its establishment in 2010 has provided a much needed annual boost to the economy of North Cork and the wider Blackwater Valley. This funding which will be used to market Mallow as the town to be in this Easter for its annual Racing Home for Easter Festival. An additional feature to the wide selection of activities and events is that the festival will be centred in the grounds of Mallow Castle which was purchased by Cork County Council in 2010. The Economic Development Fund of Cork County Council which was initially set up by then Divisional Manager...

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