A new name on the ballot paper for this year’s Local Elections will be that of Audrey Buckley. Audrey was born and reared in Crosshaven, before moving abroad to the United States when she was still a teenager.
Awards won last year: National Clean Air Award, Best Project in a Large Town award at the Muintir Na Tire Pride in Community Awards and Second Place in the Cork County Litter League Awards. Carrigaline was a national finalist in the Biodiversity awards in Dublin Castle and RTE came down showcasing the town for the SuperValu ads.
Now celebrating its 50th year, the former Kinsale and District Credit Union (now known as First South Credit Union), has a great story to tell.On Friday 29th March a great day of celebrations were held at the Kinsale Office, with a dinner being held later that evening in the Trident Hotel.
The news was announced by An Tánaiste, Simon Coveney TD, who said that following a joint-policing meeting on Monday, four sergeants and 40 extra Gardaí are to be introduced for Carrigaline, Bishopstown, Douglas, Mahon and Togher.
The play centre currently employees eight local staff and provides the area with an important amenity. However, while the business will remain open for the next 12 months, if insurance was to rise again it would no longer become sustainable.