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

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: 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.

Published: 16:00 Mon 17 Nov 2014
Carolyn Murphy: received apology

FALSE allegations made against Maureen O'Hara's former assistant have been unreservedly withdrawn, an apology has been made, and compensation paid, the High Court was told today.

Published: 12:38 Mon 17 Nov 2014
Union Hall lifeboat: first call on Thursday

UNION Hall's RNLI lifeboat responded to its first call out on Thursday last, since becoming operational last September.

Published: 09:07 Mon 17 Nov 2014
Fatal Collision N22

The elderly woman who was killed in a road traffic collision on Friday has been named.

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: 16:50 Mon 17 Nov 2014
Bere Island

By Helen Riddell


ANY cut in funds for the Bere Island Projects Group (BIGP) would be 'the death of the island'.

Published: 13:55 Mon 17 Nov 2014
water services

GARDAI have begun an investigation after two water service vans belonging to Cork County Council - bearing the signage 'Water Services' - were destroyed in an arson attack in Bantry at the weekend.

Published: 11:50 Mon 17 Nov 2014
Violet Gardens

By Siobhan Cronin


ONE of West Cork's most prestigious properties has been sold to one of Ireland's wealthiest men.

Published: 23:50 Sun 16 Nov 2014
Sean Og O hAilpin

INNISHANNON woman Siobhan Quirke announced her engagement to Cork hurling legend Sean Og O hAilpin at the weekend.