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  • 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
  • Top marketing business trends for 2017

    Friday 6th January 2017

    January is a great time to take stock of your marketing. You had a plan for your business or organisation in 2016 and by taking a critical look at the past 12 months you can make sure that your 2017 marketing is even better. Whether your plan was to launch a new product, consolidate your sales portfolio or indeed increase brand awareness, you would have engaged in some form of marketing. Only by assessing your past year’s performance and what worked and what didn’t, will you be ab…

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    Top marketing business trends for 2017
  • 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's Stuart Dallas

    Saturday 16th July 2016

    Cookstown’s football star Stuart Dallas demonstrates that not only has he exceptional football talent but that of remarkable kindness as well. The newlyweds, Stuart Dallas and his wife Juneve, who recently tied the knot in Dallas's home town of Cookstown, Co Tyrone travelled to America on honeymoon.  While travelling around Las Vegas they spotted a vulnerable, homeless man and carried out an amazing act of kindness. The inspirational couple did not walk on by. Cookstown…

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    Cookstown's Stuart Dallas
  • Cookstown 100 news for the locals

    Wednesday 13th April 2016

    Cookstown 100 latest news - for the locals    Although breaking from tradition and not the first road race of the year the Cookstown 100 is already attracting some of the best names around. Race day is the 30th of April and here are a few snippets to keep you interested.   Malachi Mitchell Thomas the star of the Antrim 150 riding the Cookstown/Burrows Engineering Racing machinery will take to the Orritor circuit for the first time. Malachi will line up alongside…

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    Cookstown 100 news for the locals
  • 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
  • 2016 Saint Patricks Parade

    Thursday 10th March 2016

    Aughnacloy Northern Ireland St Patricks Day   The local St. Patricks Day this year will be in Augnacloy. The Aughnacloy Northern Ireland St Patricks Day celebrations are mostly hemed and typically consist of the colour green. The old saying goes, "if you don’t wear green you will get pinched."   Some people will decide to wear green for celebrating Aughnacloy Northern Ireland St Patricks Day, watch the festive parades or drink green drinks or beers. T…

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    2016 Saint Patricks Parade