A top West Cork charity has joined forces with a local 'green' group in a visionary initiative to generate its own electricity at its soon-to-be-completed centre.


Published: 17:03 Sun 01 Mar 2015
Collins:'huge blow'.

THE decision to exclude the N71 from the 2015 national road grant allocation has provoked an angry response among the members of Cork County Council

Published: 14:02 Sun 01 Mar 2015
By Siobhan Cronin

By Siobhan Cronin

BANDON Community Hospital is to be undergo major redevelopment to bring it up to Hiqa standards, the HSE has said.

The hospital was named by the health authority last week as one of a

Published: 11:07 Sun 01 Mar 2015
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Enniskeane family the Crowleys have claimed the top prize

Published: 23:05 Sat 28 Feb 2015
Retired teacher

A retired public school teacher from Oxfordshire died after a summer sailing trip turned to disaster in West Cork. Douglas Perrin (66) had retired to live at Ard na Gaotha, Dunmanus, Goleen, Co Cork, a year before his death last August.

Published: 21:06 Sat 28 Feb 2015
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A NEW tender process for Bandon's long-awaited flood scheme will begin shortly, with the news that the legal challenge has been settled

Published: 15:32 Sat 28 Feb 2015
Sandra Rowe

A BANTRY family have found that their YouTube blog is a big hit at home and abroad.

Published: 12:00 Sat 28 Feb 2015
Singer Danica Holland has found an unusual way to fund her music career, by combining her music and culinary talents.

The singer, who is about to launch her new single, 'Love Games', has started the funding campaign on the Fund It website

Published: 20:02 Fri 27 Feb 2015
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CAPE Clear Island Heritage Centre is seeking help from the public to complete a special display

Published: 15:03 Fri 27 Feb 2015
SINN FEIN in Cork South West have chosen Bandon-Kinsale Cllr Rachel McCarthy to contest the upcoming General Election.

SINN FEIN in Cork South West have chosen Bandon-Kinsale Cllr Rachel McCarthy to contest the upcoming General Election

Published: 12:30 Fri 27 Feb 2015
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A CLONAKILTY charity has managed to get one of Ireland's most famous sports on board to help promote its fundraising trek.

Sen g hAilpn has thrown his support behind a charity founded by a Clonakilty

Published: 15:07 Sun 01 Mar 2015
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The Carrigaline to Crosshaven walking route plays host to a charity fundraising event this St Patrick's Day, aimed at raising funds for Aware.

Published: 13:33 Sun 01 Mar 2015
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Drimoleague's Finbarr Collins, a 4th Year Bachelor of Business in Hospitality Management student at Cork CIT has won a major cocktail competition.

Published: 23:42 Sat 28 Feb 2015
Cork Astronomy

This Sunday's Junior Space Camp at CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory in Cork city will teach 5-7 year olds how to safely view the upcoming partial solar eclipse on March 20th.

Published: 22:10 Sat 28 Feb 2015
Neighbours in Coomhola

IT'S not often that there's a positive story about internet coverage in West Cork, but this week a small community outside Bantry were happy to tell theirs.

Published: 18:03 Sat 28 Feb 2015
Oak Tree

A GROUP of West Cork tree-lovers with an eye to the future are ensuring that their grand-children, and great-grand-children will experience the beauty of a real Irish oak forest.

Published: 12:30 Sat 28 Feb 2015
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REMEMBER in your prayers that embattled erstwhile Minister for Health, James Reilly! The makers of fags, butts, gaspers, coffin nailers and smokes, in other words the stinking-rich cigarette manufacturers,

Published: 10:15 Sat 28 Feb 2015
Mella Fudge

A WEST Cork confectionary producer has become the latest business to be awarded fluoride-free status as part of The National Fluoride Free Towns Project.

Published: 18:35 Fri 27 Feb 2015
Fergus O'Mahony of the Warren Gallery in Castletownshend which hosted an exhibition to honour the memory of artist William Crozier last Friday night, with Katharine Crouan (the artist's wife), Séan Kissane (curator, IMMA) who opened the exhibition and Eoi

The raffle of a rare book about the life and work of William Crozier will raise funds for a special exhibition

Published: 13:11 Fri 27 Feb 2015
Whytes: 'Moth' event on tonight

Whyte Books in Schull will be hosting its second 'Moth' storytelling event in the bookshop tonight at 7.30 pm.

Published: 11:03 Fri 27 Feb 2015
Margaret O'Dwyer

A WALK has been organised from Belgooly GAA pitch in May for a local woman who has suffered from a debilitating illness since she was 15

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