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  • Keep the heating on all day our not?

    Monday 13th November 2017

    Heating on low all day or not? So as we fill up our oil tanks to get ready for the cold days ahead we become obsessed with the battle between energy saving and keeping the cold out. With the government’s lack of budget and strains on household bills, being energy efficient is at the forefront of everyone’s mind when it comes to putting the heating on. The Energy Saving Trust says that you will save money by using a timer to heat your house at certain times rather than leav…

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    Keep the heating on all day our not?
  • Colly makes the cut.

    Wednesday 8th November 2017

    It is with great excitement that we announce Team Ireland competing against the top 14 countries from around the globe at World Butchers’ Challenge, Belfast. 20th 21st 22nd March 2018. After our intensive and rigorous Irish Butchery Selection Programme, we are delighted with the commitment and endeavour or our chosen Irish Team. We recognise the continued commitment of all involved in Irelands pursuit for victory at the World Butchers’ Challengeand would like to thank the butchers…

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    Colly makes the cut.
  • A walk at MUSA Cookstown

    Wednesday 20th September 2017

    Keeping Fit and Healthy about Cookstown As the evenings get a little nippier and our favourite autumn TV shows start up it’s oh so easy to snuggle up with a cup of tea and settle ourselves in for the evening but let’s not waste all that work you put into staying active over the summer! Pull on a coat and scarf if need be, get out walking and you’ll soon warm up. Cookstown offers some fantastic walks and parks to take the kids to or grab a mate for a gossip on the run. …

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    A walk at MUSA Cookstown
  • Cookstown events Autumn 2017

    Wednesday 30th August 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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    Cookstown events Autumn 2017
  • Sheehys Cookstown

    Friday 27th January 2017

    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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    Sheehys Cookstown
  • Join the team at McDonalds Cookstown

    Wednesday 18th January 2017

    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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    Join the team at McDonalds Cookstown
  • Carol Doey Cookstown

    Friday 5th August 2016

    This months blog is on Cookstown’s Carol Doey. Carol worked in the Dainty Fit factory where she kept all the workers entertained, as I’m sure you can imagine if you have ever had the pleasure of meeting Carol. From an early age, believe it or not, Carol had the desire to be a minister. LOL  This may have been because she wanted to be able to take charge and do all the talking or may have been because she liked the idea of knowing that she would only have to really work on…

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    Carol Doey Cookstown
  • Cookstown 100 Events 2016

    Tuesday 15th March 2016

    2016  Cookstown 100! Road Races Dates are Friday 29th & Saturday 30th April 2016.   Practice Friday Roads Close 12 Noon - 9:30pm & Race Day Saturday Roads Close 10am - 7:30pm.   Programme of Events KDM Hire ‘Cookstown 100’ 2016   Thursday 7th April Press Launch Royal Hotel from 7.30pm   Thursday 14th April Liaison Night Royal Hotel 7.30pm   Saturday 16th Treasure H…

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    Cookstown 100  Events  2016