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  • Firewalk Challenge

    Monday 25th September 2017

    Firewalk Challenge Cookstown   One way to warm up those cold feet this September is to join the Firewalk Challenge Cookstown! The Niamh Louise Foundation invites you to join them at the Fire Challenge fun family event at Tullylagan Country House Hotel on Friday 29th September 6-10pm. There will be lots of free activities to take the whole family to with a BBQ, rock band, comedian, rodeo bull and lots more! Get involved and sign up now to join the Firewalk Challenge, signups a…

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

    Monday 4th September 2017

    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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    Would a leaflet drop to 20,000 local homes be good for your business?
  • 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
  • A walk at Springhill.

    Wednesday 23rd August 2017

    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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    A walk at Springhill.
  • Tyrone food Queen visits the Apparo

    Thursday 11th May 2017

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

    Monday 3rd April 2017

    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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    Tyrone's Foodie Queen pops into  Cookstown to visit the Royal Hotel
  • The TLC Charity Shop in Cookstown help transform children's lives in Mexico

    Sunday 12th February 2017

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