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On This Day: 22 February 1684/5

Although primarily a record of his business activities, there is some evidence within his papers of Thomas Bowrey’s involvement with his friends and relatives. After his return from the East Indies, he appears to have acted as a mentor, facilitator or intermediary on a number of occasions. 133 more words

'How do you solve a problem like....Agathe!' Midleton's surprising link with 'The Sound of Music'!

When the 1959 Broadway musical ‘Sound of Music‘ was transformed into a movie in 1965 it is unlikely that the audiences who viewed it in Midleton’s… 854 more words

Cheers to the weekend from Cork, Ireland

Photo Cred: Kacey Hamilton (Illinois, USA)

Food & Drink

The Midleton Railway Petition of 1844

In 2015, some 340,000 passenger journeys were made on the Cork to Midleton railway service. This is an astonishing number given that the population of East Cork is nowhere near that figure. 880 more words

Cork: Jameson Distillery, Ballycotton and Cobh

When you see Jameson, you think of Irish Whiskey.  I’m not a whiskey drinker but I always like to learn new things and as I was in the county that makes it, I took myself off and a cousin of mine to Midleton which is a few miles by car  from Cork City. 119 more words

Local man starts working for Irish Examiner, takes back everything he said about them

Is there any news softer than rich, creamy advertorial? There is not, and I can write the softest, most meaningless advertorial of all. I got the chance to do some on a few businesses in Midleton, so here they are. 3,423 more words