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  • Would a leaflet drop to 20,000 local homes be good for your business?

    Monday 4th September 2017

    Would a leaflet drop to 20,000 local homes be good for your business?

    Would a 20,000 leaflet drop be good for your business? 5 tips to show you why 1                 People are buying less and less papers it’s a simple fact. The Mid Ulster Mail now sells around 2500 papers each week in the Cookstown district. 2                 Your advert in our Leaflet drop is designed by graphic desig…

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  • Cookstown events Autumn 2017

    Wednesday 30th August 2017

    Cookstown events Autumn 2017

    Cookstown Blog- Cookstown always hosts a busy summer with fairs and markets and night life but we look now to what we have to look forward to and that will keep us entertained as the evenings become shorter.  Laugh it up with some hilarious comics heading our way to the Burnavon at ‘Cookstown Comedy Festival Thursday 5- Saturday & October’. The voice of MTV’s ‘Ex on the beach’ Andrew Maxwell and Foster’s Comedy award nominee Sean Walsh bring th…

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  • A walk at Springhill.

    Wednesday 23rd August 2017

    A walk at Springhill.

    A walk in Cookstown Springhill- A trail for everyone! 4 star review Springhill provides the surrounding community of Cookstown with an abundance of things to do within its grounds from educational workshops to its dog friendly tea room but most of all it offers a splendid walk around its grounds. You can begin your walk from either end of the beautiful 17th century Plantation house. It might only be a twenty-minute walk of 0.4km but this makes for a convenient walk for either a qu…

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  • Tyrone food Queen visits the Apparo

    Thursday 11th May 2017

    Tyrone food Queen visits the Apparo

    APPARO RESTAURANT Apparo is a boutique style restaurant, with accommodation, set in the picturesque village of Draperstown in the heart of the Sperrins. Apparo is a quirky mix of traditional with a modern twist. A sleek, unique styled interior enclosed in traditional frontage looking out on St Patricks Street. On my arrival I was instantly greeted by the owner Mary and shown to my table. The menu is a lovely blend of different flavours including Italian, Asian and good old Tyrone. I w…

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  • Tyrone's Foodie Queen pops into Cookstown to visit the Royal Hotel

    Monday 3rd April 2017

    Tyrone's Foodie Queen pops into  Cookstown to visit the Royal Hotel

    The Foodie Queen visits the Royal Hotel – April 2017 The Royal Hotel is a little gem tucked away on Coagh Street¸ close to the town centre. The recently refurbished hotel is an ideal choice for a fab lunch if you are in town. This was my first time in the Royal and the friendly atmosphere was apparent the second I stepped through the door. Warmly greeted by Ashleigh on reception, I explained I would like some lunch and she told me that I could dine in either the dining room or…

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  • The TLC Charity Shop in Cookstown help transform children's lives in Mexico

    Sunday 12th February 2017

    The TLC Charity Shop  in Cookstown help transform children's lives in Mexico

    The TLC Charity Shop at 33 Oldtown Street, Cookstown, opened on 26th April 2014. The funds generated by the shop are used to support a Drop-in Centre for street kids and young people in Mexico City.  We aim to provide a pleasant shopping environment whether you are looking for a particular item or just browsing. Our opening hours are : Tuesday to Saturday, 10am - 4.30pm. We stock a wide range of products including clothing, furniture, household linen, books, toys, nursery items a…

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  • Sheehys Cookstown

    Friday 27th January 2017

    Sheehys Cookstown

    SHEEHY’S NEWSAGENTS, COOKSTOWN. Sheehy’s is one of Cookstown’s longest established businesses with the third generation (TP) running this well stocked and slightly quirky newsagents. Well, I say newsagents but in fact Sheehy’s is also filled with a plentiful supply of gifts, souvenirs, religious goods and confectionary. With its central location, very welcoming atmosphere and super-friendly staff, nothing is to much trouble. If you are looking for a particular …

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  • Join the team at McDonalds Cookstown

    Wednesday 18th January 2017

    Join the team at McDonalds Cookstown

    McDonald’s is probably the world’s largest franchise with almost 37,000 restaurants worldwide and employing over 420,000 people. Gone are the days when they were only found in large cities, almost every town has a McDonald’s now. McDonald’s arrived in Cookstown in 2000 and had its latest re-vamp just last month. With a new, modern, airy interior, it makes for a happy work place as well as a more appealing place to eat. With over 80 staff and with the hope of employ…

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