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

Published: 20:10 Wed 27 Aug 2014
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A preview of what's in this week's Southern Star

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

Published: 23:39 Tue 26 Aug 2014
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Cork County Council is holding a public meeting on a useful initiative for those interested in learning more about retail.

Published: 20:04 Tue 26 Aug 2014
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Cork County Council has reminded homeowners that new regulations, which are being publicised in ads in the media this week, prohibit the practice of disposal of waste by uncontrolled burning.

Published: 18:01 Mon 25 Aug 2014
Before the Ice age ...

The Southern Star team did the Ice Bucket Challenge today.

Published: 11:03 Sun 24 Aug 2014
The Amadea arriving into Bantry Bay on Tuesday

CORK County Council has this week launched a major bid, with local tourism groups, to attract more cruise liners to West Cork.

Published: 18:27 Sat 23 Aug 2014

THE last hurrah of a political commentator is always gloomy. Yet pop culture eases the pain with comforting ditties such as 'It's hard to say goodbye to yesterday' - which is a simple song on how to make a graceful exit at the appropriate time.

Published: 15:29 Sat 23 Aug 2014

TWO major food events are taking place in West Cork in September, further consolidating the region's bid to become Ireland's premier location for food producers.

Published: 08:05 Sat 23 Aug 2014
The funeral of drowning victim Douglas Perrin in Schull.

WARM tributes were paid to the 66-year-old sailor 'who died doing what he loved best,' at his funeral in Schull this week.

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: 07:08 Wed 27 Aug 2014
Wish in Skibbereen

THE success of the Wild Atlantic Way has inspired nine unusual, independently-owned shops from Kinsale to Kenmare to market themselves as Wild Atlantic Gems.

Published: 22:10 Tue 26 Aug 2014
Man O'War jellyfish in West Cork.

AN Australian researcher is hoping to shed some light on an incident that happened in Barleycove recently when a young girl had a severe allergic reaction after being stung by a jellyfish.

Published: 16:04 Tue 26 Aug 2014
Dromkeen Wood

INNISHANNON'S Dromkeen Wood walk being transformed to former glory.

Published: 15:04 Sun 24 Aug 2014
An aerial image, above, by Bob Bateman of Camden Fort Meagher, Crosshaven and surrounding the area shows it at its best. Right: Madaleine, Ruth and Ruby Hill enjoying

With redhead festivals, renovated forts and the world's oldest yacht club - it's no wonder that Crosshaven is still one of the region's most popular coastal gems, writes Liz Dunphy

Published: 08:06 Sun 24 Aug 2014
Fernhill House

CLONAKILTY is to get a new four-star hotel, with the announcement that Fernhill House Hotel & Gardens has recently been awarded the new status by Failte Ireland

Published: 18:09 Sat 23 Aug 2014
The basic sign at the entrance to the playground in Schull

WEEKS of work to extend the car park in Schull continues to be a source of frustration

Published: 10:13 Sat 23 Aug 2014

BALLINGEARY'S 50th annual Agricultural and Horticultural show will be held on Sunday August 24 at Fionnie Cotter's field. Guest of honour is Joanne O'Riordan.

Published: 13:05 Fri 22 Aug 2014

Tim Cadogan passed away on August 1 after a long illness. Tim spent most of his working life as an executive librarian at Cork County Library, specialising in local history.


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Published: 17:22 Wed 27 Feb 2013

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