A TEAM from West Cork-based firm PGI will embark on climbing the tallest free standing mountain in the world, Kilimanjaro.

Published: 23:45 Fri 29 Aug 2014
Red Heads

By Sarah Canty


WEST CORK was well represented among the top prizes at the fifth annual Redhead Convention in Crosshaven at the weekend. The new King and Queen of the Redheads were named as Gary Fitzgibbons from Crosshaven and Laura-May Keohane from Kinsale. Nicole White from Clonakilty won the prize for 'most freckles per square inch' at the popular event, founded by local woman Joleen Cronin.

Published: 18:19 Fri 29 Aug 2014
Fields SuperValu staff ice bucket challenge

Well done to Field's SuperValu staff in Skibbereen for braving the ice bucket challenge for charity this evening...brrrr...looks cold!

Published: 16:40 Fri 29 Aug 2014
Sally Barnes

WEST Cork foodies will be out in force for the Electric Picnic music festival this year.

Now in its fourth year, located in the Mindfield arena of Electric Picnic at Stradbally, Co Laois from Aug 29-31, the 'Theatre of Food' returns with its best ever line-up of chefs, writers, thinkers, artisans, brewers, bakers, and food heroes.

Published: 12:12 Fri 29 Aug 2014
Poet Des O'Grady

INTERNATIONALLY renowned poet Desmond O'Grady, who lived in Kinsale for the past 25 years, has died.

Published: 21:45 Thu 28 Aug 2014
Adrian Coleman

By iln Quinlan


A WELL-known West Cork man has been appointed to a national position with a global charity.

Published: 16:45 Thu 28 Aug 2014
Sonia O'Sullivan

SONIA O'Sullivan will take part in this year's Kinsale10, one of the most scenic races in Ireland.

Published: 15:33 Thu 28 Aug 2014
Paul O'Donovan will compete in the men's lightweigh scull.

Four West Cork rowers making waves at the World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam.

Published: 12:30 Thu 28 Aug 2014

THE woman hired to restore a well-known West Cork landmark has had her assets frozen by the courts.

Published: 20:02 Wed 27 Aug 2014
Water baby

THE NEW autumn term of Water Babies classes will commence on Monday September 1 at the Carlton Hotel in Kinsale and the Quality Hotel in Clonakilty.

Published: 13:46 Wed 27 Aug 2014
Most Rev Dr John Buckley

BISHOP of Cork and Ross, Most Rev Dr John Buckley, has called for prayers for those suffering from violence in Iraq, particularly those suffering for their religion.

Published: 19:55 Fri 29 Aug 2014
Jim Daly

A GROUP of local people gathered last Friday, August 22 at 8pm, to mark the 92nd anniversary of the death of Michael Collins at the monument erected in his honour at his birthplace, in Sam's Cross just outside Clonakilty.

Published: 17:10 Fri 29 Aug 2014
Southern Star

A preview of what's in this week's Southern Star

Published: 15:26 Fri 29 Aug 2014
Sean Galvin

Bandon man Sean Galvin to take centre stage in Croke Park Classic on Saturday

Published: 07:45 Fri 29 Aug 2014

A TASTE of West Cork Food Festival will be hosting an innovative interactive exhibition entitled 'The Story of Milk', sponsored by Drinagh Co-op.

Published: 19:06 Thu 28 Aug 2014
Rosanna pictured with Eugene & Caitriona Scally Photo: Paddy Feen

Rosanna Davison was in Scally's SuperValu supermarket in Clonakilty today (Thursday) to open Ireland's first gluten-free bakery.

Published: 16:10 Thu 28 Aug 2014
Courtmacsherry RNLI

Courtmacsherry RNLI all-weather lifeboat was called out at 12.36pm this (Thursday) afternoon to go to the aid of a 46-ft passenger pleasure boat, which encountered difficulties off Kinsale Harbour.

Published: 15:02 Thu 28 Aug 2014

THE man at the centre of an eviction row in Dunmanway was arrested last night and is currently in Mountjoy jail.

Published: 22:18 Wed 27 Aug 2014
Tereza Bernardova with Sile Ni Bhraonain in De Barra's in Clonakilty

The famous De Barras pub in Clonakilty will feature on a TG4 TV show this week.

Published: 19:40 Wed 27 Aug 2014
Rosanna: heading for Scally's in Clonakilty on Thursday

Former Miss World Rosanna Davison comes to Clonakilty on Thursday to open Scally's new gluten-free bakery.

Published: 11:18 Wed 27 Aug 2014
Joya Hatchett

Jackie Keogh meets the Timoleague 12-year-old wooing even hardened ol' rock 'n' roll fans with her DJing abilities


Southern Star Poll

Will Dr Reilly’s Universal Health Care proposals work?


Published: 17:22 Wed 27 Feb 2013

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