In this week's Southern Star...

19:21 Wed 25 Mar 2015


Kinsale's Old Head gets pub licence

Major plans for O'Donovan Rossa centenary

Lotto luck strikes Skibbereen again

Death of Bernard McNicholas

New cancer support centre for West Cork

Maritime college

On Thursday, April 2nd The Southern Star will publish a fantastic Easter Home and Garden supplement with lots of ideas and info on revamping your home and getting the most from your garden in 2015. Don't miss it!

Skibbereen's Community Orchard is celebrating its fifth anniversary this month.

Published: 21:55 Thu 26 Mar 2015
Ian Bailey

The jury hearing Ian Bailey's civil action for damages over the conduct of the Garda investigation into the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier were sent away while legal issues in the case were addressed.

Published: 15:53 Thu 26 Mar 2015
Slow Down

An Garda Siochana will conduct an intensive national speed enforcement operation for a 24-hour period from 07.00 hrs on Friday 27th to 07.00 hrs on Saturday, March 28th.

Published: 07:20 Thu 26 Mar 2015
Sheep's Head Way

WEST Cork-based Atlantic Sea Kayaking was named as outright winner of the Irish Responsible Tourism Awards in Dublin recently.

Published: 15:15 Wed 25 Mar 2015
Clonakilty Agricultural College

LEAVING Certificate students from practically every secondary cchool in County Cork, and beyond attended the open day at Clonakilty Agricultural College, Darrara, on Friday, March 13th.

Published: 07:25 Wed 25 Mar 2015

Michael Keohane, a student at St Fachtna's De La Salle in Skibbereen, has been named the All Ireland Youth Volunteer of the Year.

Published: 16:55 Tue 24 Mar 2015
Duck Farm

FOR Skeaghanore West Cork Duck, a company based in Ballydehob, good news comes in threes.

Published: 07:50 Tue 24 Mar 2015

Three Kinsale friends have come together to give their businesses and their town a boost with a free VIP style event for customers.

Published: 18:27 Mon 23 Mar 2015
John Creedon: ready for the WAW factor

Cork TV and radio presenter John Creedon will be revealing the best of the Wild Atlantic Way (WAW) on a new show to be broadcast on RTE, and he needs the public's help.

Published: 11:50 Mon 23 Mar 2015

Fine Gael TD, Noel Harrington, has described as 'absolute nonsense' a suggestion that the proposed reconstruction of a West Cork pier could affect a seal colony 2km away.

Published: 23:50 Sun 22 Mar 2015
At the Southern Star Business Breakfast at the Blue Haven in Kinsale were, from left: Catherine Norman, Kinsale Chamber of Tourism; Maureen Crosbie, Blue Haven; Siobhan Cronin, news editor, Southern Star; Cormac Fitzgerald, Fitzgerald & Partners and Jacki

THE Southern Star, in conjunction with the Kinsale Chamber of Tourism and Business, hosted a Business Breakfast in Kinsale last week.

Published: 17:40 Thu 26 Mar 2015
Graham Dwyer: on trial for the murder of childcare worker Elaine O'Hara, which he denies

The jury in the Graham Dwyer murder trial have been told they can only convict him if they are satisfied he stabbed Elaine O'Hara to death in pursuit of sexual gratification.

Published: 11:43 Thu 26 Mar 2015

Minister Paschal Donohoe was in Inchydoney today to attend a meeting on the future of Cork Airport.

Published: 22:20 Wed 25 Mar 2015

Saving Rural Ireland is something that needs to be written into national policy.

Published: 11:27 Wed 25 Mar 2015

A poison pen campaign concluded at Macroom District Court when Judge James McNulty imposed a suspended eight-month sentence on Batt O'Mahony of Woodlands

Published: 20:10 Tue 24 Mar 2015
Michelle O'Mahony and Gavin Moore's restaurant in Timoleague has been named in Sally and John McKenna's '100 Best' in Ireland.

Monk's Lane, in the heart of Timoleague, West Cork, has become the newest establishment in the country to make it onto the prestigious McKennas' Guides '100 Best Restaurants in Ireland' list.

Published: 11:55 Tue 24 Mar 2015

A Skibbereen woman with a long association with Ireland's oldest development charity, was amongst the guests honoured at a reception hosted by President Michael D Higgins at ras an Uachtarain recently.

Published: 21:05 Mon 23 Mar 2015
Kerry Liao: founding member of Clonakilty Growery group

A 'community orchard' containing native Cork apples is to be planted in Clonakilty in a colourful project under which it's hoped strawberries, herbs and even vegetables will be set in green areas around

Published: 16:21 Mon 23 Mar 2015

Sinn Fein Councillor and General Election candidate for Cork South West, Rachel McCarthy has described the news of cuts to the Leader programme as a 'nightmare for rural Cork'.

Published: 07:30 Mon 23 Mar 2015
President Higgins for Skibb

PRESIDENT Michael D Higgins will be visiting West Cork in June to perform a number of public functions.

Published: 20:10 Sun 22 Mar 2015

ROCKABILL Skibbereen, a company that currently employs six people, has confirmed that it is making changes to its white fish site in the West Cork town.


Southern Star Poll

Would you give Lucinda Creighton's new party, Re Nua, a Top Three vote if there is a candidate in your area?


Published: 17:22 Wed 27 Feb 2013

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