A MAJOR talk on the sinking of the Lusitania will be held in Skibbereen in July, as a fundraiser for the Friends of Bantry Hospital.


THE State's bid to prevent Jules Thomas, partner of Ian Bailey, proceeding with her action for damages over her alleged wrongful arrest by gardai investigating the late 1996 murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier, has again been adjourned at the High Court.


Published: 07:20 Sat 04 Jul 2015
Girls wanna have Fun

THE annual Girls Just Wanna Have Fun weekend in aid of Action Breast Cancer takes place at the Celtic Ross Hotel in West Cork from October 2nd- 4th.

Published: 12:15 Tue 30 Jun 2015
The Rock

A GROUP of visiting archaeologists from the University of Maryland in the US are to continue their excavations at Windmill Rock in Skibbereen, despite a fire coming close to ruining the site.

Published: 22:10 Sun 28 Jun 2015
The Rock

SEVERAL more GPs in West Cork have signed up this week to the new free GP scheme for under 6s.

Published: 12:35 Sat 03 Jan 2015
Community1

Kilmeen-Castleventry continues to reap the benefits of great work being done by the local development association.

Published: 09:32 Sun 19 Oct 2014
Community

Southern Star October 18 2014

Published: 07:15 Thu 02 Jul 2015
Funeral Casket

IT was a chance encounter in the early 1960s that unearthed the steel casket that transported the remains of Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa back to Ireland from New York in 1915.

Published: 21:55 Mon 29 Jun 2015
Cllr Michael Collins

THE people of Bantry should not pay their water bills, a councillor has suggested. Independent Cllr Michael Collins, has suggested that 'the entire area should be declared bill-free'.

Published: 22:05 Wed 08 Apr 2015
Community1

A new, purpose-built facility in Clonakilty is providing for an even greater range of services than before.

Published: 22:10 Wed 24 Dec 2014
Christmas greetings

THE management and staff of The Southern Star would like to take this opportunity to thank all our readers, advertisers and contributors for their support in 2014 and to wish everybody a happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year.

Published: 13:28 Sat 04 Oct 2014
Community

Southern Star October 11 2014

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