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Download Goleen and District Newsletter 23/10/14
Goleen Community Newsletter
A new weekly newsletter was launched by the Goleen Community Council and is available to download on this website. The newsletter is also archived just click on the NEWS section on the main menu. You can email your adverts, articles and information to Bernie at newsletter@goleen.info

Local News
News and events from the Mizen Peninsula


FESTIVAL NEWS

GOLEEN FESTIVAL PROGRAMME

Goleen's Friendliest Employee The voting for Goleen's Friendliest Employee is well under way and you can find the Top 6 Candidates here: Download

VISIT BY THE FINS
A delegation visited from Vihtijärvi in Finland as part of an International Leader project. The small village an hour or so from Helsinki has a population of 400 and many of the residents commute to work outside of the village. The three person delegation spent a couple of days touring West Cork and was delighted to have the opportunity to visit Goleen. Goleen was recommended due to the Goleen and District Community Council’s growing reputation for community work. It is hoped that a delegation from Goleen will undertake a fact finding visit to Vihtijärvi in the near future.


MINISTER RECEIVES WARM WELCOME IN GOLEEN
Last week was a hectic week for the Goleen & District Community Council. With less than a week’s notice confirming date and time of the Minister’s visit the Community Council set about inviting people by this newsletter to all in the community, by text, phone calls, written or verbal. Whatever way the Community got the invitation, you responded in huge numbers and a truly warm West Cork welcome was given to Minister Joan Burton on her visit to Goleen last Friday to open the new Goleen Community Centre Extension. Full editorial in this weeks newsletter.


Trip Around The Parish
Last Sunday (24/6/12) we piled in the car and took a drive around the Goleen & District area, it was a beautiful day and here are some of the sites and scenes from that trip, hope you enjoy!
Trip Around The Parish

Another in the series a Trip Around the Parish taking in the very beautiful Crookhaven area


Irish TeamPot of Gold For Goleen Pair
Ireland claimed a GOLDEN double in the 7 Nations Primary School International in Scotland Saturday the 14th April 2012. Both the Boys and Girls Irish Team win gold in the Team Event. It is History making and the Goleen Table Tennis Coaching Scheme players James Kelly and Kerry O’Mahoney are proud to be part of that.

It is a Fantastic achievement for the youngsters and everyone in Goleen is proud of their achievement and at such a young age it is fantastic. To represent your Country at any level is a tremendous achievement and to Win Gold Medals is such an honour for them and it is an experience that will stay with them for the rest of their lives.

James Kelly is sponsored by Joola, Celtic Table Tennis and the Goleen and District Community Council. He would like to thank his Sponsors for believing in him. And for supporting him in his chosen sport.

Patrol Boat
The Memorial Ship commemorating the voyage of the Titanic had to return to Cobh after a medical emergency which delayed the boat by 6hrs. The crowd of spectators at the Mizen Head were treated to a pass by the Navy Patrol Boat instead
Brow Head
 
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