A free 36-page West Cork food magazine and a voucher to get €500 off the price of a suite at Glentree Furniture

In this week's Southern Star...

19:40 Wed 19 Nov 2014

FREE 36-page West Fork food magazine with a chance to win over €200 worth of cook books; Bailey's 'black joke'; Maureen O'Hara's former PA gets apology and compensation; Fears for future of 'alarms for elderly' scheme; Findings on racial abuse allegations to be issued; Dunmanway's Veronica is OT hopeful; €500 voucher for Glentree furniture; Clonakilty ladies win yet another West Cork senior football title; Munster club football - Ballincollig bow out as Valley Rovers advance Canon's death a huge loss to Cork hurling; Joy for Rosscarbery U21 hurlers; Skibbereen RFC through to Munster junior cup semi-final; Double bowling success for Fitzpatrick household; Decorating your home for Christmas; Choose the right toys for your child's development; Exercises to improve your posture

A Cambodian Mission Dinner held at the community hall in Union Hall on Saturday, November 8 last was an unlikely smash.

Published: 07:40 Sat 22 Nov 2014
Marion Creedon-Hegarty

Put Wednesday, November 26th in your diary because on that date there will be a unique Winter Fashion and Beauty Extravaganza at The Church restaurant in Skibbereen.

Published: 18:37 Fri 21 Nov 2014
Phil Hogan: Backing beef farmers

BIG Phil Hogan, the new European Commissioner for Agriculture has, this week, waded into the Irish beef prices row, accusing supermarkets and meat processors

Published: 12:05 Fri 21 Nov 2014
At the launch of the Garda Youth Awards scheme were, from left: Insp Brendan Fogarty, Bandon Garda Station, chairman of the Organising Committee; Gda James O' Mahoney, Juvenile Liaison Officer Bandon Garda Station; Gerry Devine, regional manager, SuperVal

THIS year, a total of 147 young people were nominated for the West Cork Garda Youth Awards.

Published: 20:01 Thu 20 Nov 2014
RTE star Diana Bunici on a recent trip with Hope to Swaziland

FAMILIES in West Cork that didn't get a chance to send in their shoeboxes for the Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal on time, now have a second chance to donate.

Published: 13:46 Thu 20 Nov 2014
Miriam Reidy: died after being overcome by fumes at the Trident Hotel

A CORK plumber has been found not guilty of the manslaughter of a 35-year-old AIB Bank official who died from carbon monoxide poisoning when she was overcome by fumes in a West Cork hotel.

Published: 12:04 Thu 20 Nov 2014
O'Donovan Rossa: plans for commemoration to be discussed

A PUBLIC meeting to discuss suitable ways to mark the forthcoming centenary of the death of the famous Cork Fenian, Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa, is to be held in the Celtic Ross Hotel in Rosscarbery, at 7.30pm on December 5.

Published: 19:18 Wed 19 Nov 2014
cork airport on FB

A SOUTHERN Star reader has set up a Facebook page called 'Save Cork Airport', which has received over 3,000 'likes' in just over 48 hours.

Published: 11:55 Wed 19 Nov 2014

A CHRISTMAS 'tree of remembrance' will be erected in Dunmanway this year.

Published: 21:21 Tue 18 Nov 2014

Southern Star November 15 2014

Published: 07:44 Tue 18 Nov 2014

FOUR Bantry schools are participating in European Week for Waste Reduction from November 22-30.

Published: 21:45 Fri 21 Nov 2014
At BIM's Seaweed Conference were, from left: Amarjit Sahota, Michael Keatinge, BIM; Dr Michele O' Dwyer, UL, and Donal Maguire BIM

THERE could be a major opportunity for jobs in West Cork as Ireland aims for a slice of a rapidly-expanding global market for seaweed.

Published: 16:05 Fri 21 Nov 2014
Garda Logo

WEST Cork gardai are holidng their annual meeting with the business people of Dunmanway next week.

Published: 07:34 Fri 21 Nov 2014
Film director John Crowley is to be honoured by his alma mater, UCC

A MOVIE director, a surgeon, an academic, an IT expert and a judge are to be honoured by UCC later this month.

Published: 16:50 Thu 20 Nov 2014
Jim Daly CCTV



CLOSED Circuit Television cameras are set to change the nature of policing in many West Cork towns, with Clonakilty being the latest to go 'live' this week.

Published: 13:14 Thu 20 Nov 2014
An all-island schools history competition has been launched this week

The 2015 'Decade of Centenaries' all-island schools history competition has been launched, sponsored by Mercier Press.

Published: 22:09 Wed 19 Nov 2014
Cape Clear on the Wild Atlantic Way: one of our best assets

CORK County Council and Cork City Council have announced that, in conjunction with Failte Ireland, they are to establish a high level Tourism Strategy Group to develop a vision and action plan for Cork city and county.

Published: 16:21 Wed 19 Nov 2014
Homer is looking forward to meeting Santa and his rein-dogs

On Thursday next, November 27, at 5.30pm, Santa Claus will switch on the Christmas lights at Irish Guide Dogs HQ in Cork to launch Christmas@Guide Dogs.

Published: 07:36 Wed 19 Nov 2014
Timothy O'Connor hard at work during his time in Cambodia.

THE day starts early here in Cambodia.

Published: 11:50 Tue 18 Nov 2014



MOOOO-VE over Steve Redmond, the 'marine cows' of the southwest are not prepared to follow the herd.

Published: 21:40 Mon 17 Nov 2014
Maire Ui Dhrisceoil



A LARGE number of past pupils from Scoil Nisinta Inis Chlire returned to Club Clire on Sunday, October 26 to mark the retirement of their former teacher and school principal, Mire U Drisceoil.