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Standoff over CBS sport hall

Standoff over CBS sport hall

Eoghan Dalton Reports A SPORTS club in Tramore has sprung into action over fears that the hall will be demolished and the site sold to a property developer. Tramore Basketball Club was recently told by the old CBS hall’s owners, the Edmund Rice Schools’ Trust (ERST) that it must sign a rolling one-month...
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Tramore’s Prom Fest cancelled

Tramore’s Prom Fest cancelled

Caitlin Reddie Reports The cancellation of the Tramore Promenade Festival (Prom Fest) has been met with considerable local disappointment. The festival, first held in 2014, had become a welcome to Tramore’s summer entertainment schedule. Events Team Chairperson Helen Young has claimed the Festival is unlikely to be...
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Tramore set for bus boost

Tramore set for bus boost

Eoghan Dalton Reports The Bus Éireann service for Riverstown in Tramore is to improve thanks to the return of evening services. It will be part of the summer timetable which will also see a move to a permanent operation of double-decker buses by the end of June, according to Cllr Joe Conway (Ind). There will be buses...
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‘The Last Post’ in Passage

‘The Last Post’ in Passage

ANOTHER chapter in the history of Passage East ended on Friday last with the closure of the village’s post office. Ann Carey, postmistress for almost 30 years, was joined by family and friends as she retired shortly after 5pm on March 1st. Despite inclement weather conditions, a large contingent of well-wishers from...
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