In this week's Southern Star...

19:10 Wed 17 Dec 2014

Tragic homeless man was Skibbereen native; Durrus landmark shop closes its doors this month; Pensioner says men came to evict her; Pop band made Rosy's final wish come true; Louise O'Keeffe critical of State's plan for abuse victims; Glandore Inn opens under new owners; Mixed reaction to new fish quotas; Author recalls Whiddy disaster; Ian Bailey case continues; Interview with Cork hurling manager Jimmy Barry-Murphy; New award to be presented at West Cork Sports Award night in January; Skibbereen record impressive away win in Munster Junior League; Picture special from Carbery minor hurling medal presentation night

Southern Star December 20 2014

Published: 10:20 Sat 20 Dec 2014

Southern Star December 20 2014

Published: 20:05 Fri 19 Dec 2014
Clonakilty Flood Relief

By Brian Moore

THE Clonakilty public got a chance to see plans for the town's long-awaited Flood Relief Scheme on Monday, while the OPW said it is 'hoped' the work can start in November 2015.

Published: 11:55 Fri 19 Dec 2014
Eibhlin O'Sullivan

THE quotas for Irish fishermen which were agreed this week in Europe, were a mixture of 'good and bad news', according to the Irish South and West Fish Producers (IS&WFP).

Published: 20:20 Thu 18 Dec 2014
Stephen Housden

IRISH Professor of Poetry, Paula Meehan, will be in Castletownbere on Friday night next to launch a single which has been adapted from one of her poems.

Published: 12:47 Thu 18 Dec 2014
Enable Ireland

ENABLE Ireland's charity shops in Cork are appealing for donations of quality women, mens and children's clothing, bric-a-brac, accessories, toys, books and DVDs.

Published: 07:30 Thu 18 Dec 2014

For most people the Christmas period is an enjoyable and festive season.

Published: 07:30 Wed 17 Dec 2014
Cian Murphy, owner of Chart Datum handmade wood charts, which is based in Castletownbere. (Photo: Emma Jervis Photography)

A NEW Castletownbere-based business has the world at its feet with its crafted wooden charts.

Published: 16:45 Tue 16 Dec 2014
Kids enjoying the MPT classes on a Saturday morning in UCC

Each Saturday morning, over 80 young enthusiasts head to UCC to learn how to code, on the course that led to Coder Dojo's creation.

Published: 09:23 Tue 16 Dec 2014

Southern Star December 20 2014

Published: 21:50 Mon 15 Dec 2014

THE chief executive of one of Ireland's leading charities has paid tribute to a West Cork woman whose efforts contributed hundreds of thousands to end hunger and poverty in the Developing World.

Published: 07:15 Sat 20 Dec 2014
Eileen O'Neill at her home, showing the broken door handle and door frame damage.

JUST a week before Christmas, a woman in Dunmanway has claimed that three men arrived at her house, in a bid to evict her

Published: 15:10 Fri 19 Dec 2014
Ronan Murray

Louise Roseingrave meets a writer who has spent years researching the landmark.

Published: 07:24 Fri 19 Dec 2014

Southern Star December 20 2014

Published: 15:36 Thu 18 Dec 2014
Rosy Ibotson

THE mother of a brave 12-year-old West Cork girl who lost her battle with cancer last week, said her daughter was thrilled to receive a message from her pop idols the night before she died.

Published: 09:11 Thu 18 Dec 2014
Lisheen NS CD cover

RENOWNED American singer songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter gave a great thrill to the kids of Lisheen National School this week, when she re-tweeted a link to their video.

Published: 12:05 Wed 17 Dec 2014

THE first briefing by the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) was hosted by O'Connor Pyne & Co last week at the recently reopened Kingsley Hotel, in Cork.

Published: 21:50 Tue 16 Dec 2014
Moira and Denis Deasy

IT drew more than 2,000 visitors and raised nearly 5,000 for charity - but now, say organisers, it's time to change.

Published: 11:50 Tue 16 Dec 2014
Allihies Hall is to get funding from the National Lottery

TWO local groups are to receive funds through National Lottery Funding.

Published: 07:20 Tue 16 Dec 2014
Catherine Fennell, Codladh Samh, (Best Presentation) with Dee Mangan of the Kinsale Leather Company, (Best Business Opportunity) and Jennifer Erin Lee, photographic artist, (Best Stand) at the PINC awards at the Rubicon Centre at CIT. (Photo: Neil Danton)

A KINSALE business woman has won an award for her innovative design.

Published: 16:50 Mon 15 Dec 2014
O' Keeffe

CAMPAIGNER for victims of sexual abuse Louise O'Keeffe was among those honoured at this year's People of the Year Awards.


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Published: 17:22 Wed 27 Feb 2013

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