TWO West Cork ploughmen won their respective categories on the first day of the National Ploughing Championships at Stradbally, Co Laois, on Tuesday.

Published: 17:17 Tue 23 Sep 2014
Ivan McCutcheon (WCDP), Finbarr Santry (Castlehaven WCDP) and Peter Daly (Rosscarbery) are pictured at West Cork's first ever Heritage and Tourism Conference.

OVER 70 local and regional tourism and heritage stakeholders in West Cork attended West Cork's first ever Heritage and Tourism Conference on Friday last.

Published: 08:32 Tue 23 Sep 2014
Kinsale girls

Three students from Kinsale have won the top prize at this year's Google Science Fair in San Francisco.

Published: 05:55 Tue 23 Sep 2014
Cork West team

WHEN it's the third week of September, it must be All-Ireland ploughing time, and this year sees us back again in the heart of the misty rolling midlands for the second successive year.

Published: 22:06 Mon 22 Sep 2014
Ballydehob library card

CHURCH Cross native Eleanore Robb, will see her designs gracing a library card being used all over the county this year.

Published: 11:45 Mon 22 Sep 2014

THE director of the Crawford Gallery in Cork has suggested that a 'white knight' could be found to rescue the contents of Bantry House.

Published: 12:33 Sun 21 Sep 2014
Donncha O'Callaghan with Scoil na mBuachailli students Gearóid Coleman, Tom Peet, Shay Murphy and Darragh Cullinane

IT'S not every day you get to put one of Ireland's rugby elite through his paces

Published: 09:21 Sun 21 Sep 2014

Southern Star September 20 2014

Published: 18:33 Sat 20 Sep 2014

THE decision to close Skibbereen's courthouse moved one step closer to becoming a reality this week, as a project to upgrade the courthouse in Clonakilty got underway.

Published: 11:39 Sat 20 Sep 2014

A MUSICIAN who died in a car crash from which the driver fled, died of severe head injuries, an inquest heard this week.

Published: 10:23 Sat 20 Sep 2014

Southern Star September 20 2014

Published: 12:20 Tue 23 Sep 2014
Ballydehob: hit by closures of services and shops

Ballydehob is just one of several small villages which is fighting for survival in rural Ireland.

Published: 07:47 Tue 23 Sep 2014
Garda road closed

Victim will be laid to rest on Wednesday afternoon at Abbey Cemetery.

Published: 23:09 Mon 22 Sep 2014
Council logo

HOMEOWNERS are set to see a ten percent reduction in their local property tax (LPT) demands for 2014.

Published: 17:32 Mon 22 Sep 2014
Michael Collins

THE life and times of West Cork icons like Michael Collins and O'Donovan Rossa are to form part of a 1m museum

Published: 22:10 Sun 21 Sep 2014
Labour Party Senator Michael McCarthy.

THE Department of Education has announced funding for necessary roof repairs

Published: 10:56 Sun 21 Sep 2014
Bantry firefighters fighting the forest fire on Seal Island in Glengarriff harbour.

RECKLESS day-trippers have reduced a two-acre island, adjacent to the world famous Garinish Island, to a smouldering ruin.

Published: 07:42 Sun 21 Sep 2014
Aine Minihane, services manager at Cara House with Martin O'Mahony, Skibbereen Geriatric Society and Peggy Hurley from the Luncheon Club at Cara House.

'IT'S a great opening,' one of the women attending the first day back at the Skibbereen Luncheon Club stated on Tuesday.

Published: 12:30 Sat 20 Sep 2014
Tracy Holt

ONE of Cork's best known family centres is struggling to keep its doors open, amid a funding crisis.

Published: 10:45 Sat 20 Sep 2014
Dr John Dunphy from Carrigaline with Snowie Healy from Bishopstown at Watermark II at Fort Meagher in Crosshaven.

AN art exhibition showcasing 12 local artists' work will run at weekends until Sunday September 21,

Published: 09:56 Sat 20 Sep 2014
Members of the Irish Great War Society are busy collecting memorabilia and stories from individuals and families

FOUNDED in 1996, the Bandon War Memorial Committee is gearing up to mark the 100th anniversary of the Great War


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Published: 17:22 Wed 27 Feb 2013

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