First of a special series of articles to mark 125th anniversary of The Southern Star

Clonakilty goes it alone to elect its own mayor

Possible Whiddy oil storage depot sale no threat to Bantry jobs

Countdown to local and European elections begins


20-page Home & Garden mag

West Cork Fashion and Beauty Special

Superstar kids' mini paper


GAA: Carbery begin SFC campaign in style plus we preview Beara's opener

GAA: An interview with Bandon's Mark Sugrue ahead of All-Ireland U21 semi-final between Cork and Roscommon

GAA: Carbery Rangers win the Tadhg Crowley Cup

Hockey: Clonakilty ladies' celebrate famous cup victory

Rugby: Good weekend for Clonakilty, Skibbereen and Bandon in various cups

Calling all kids, don't miss our mini newspaper, Superstar, in this week's Star.


Published: 17:45 Tue 15 Apr 2014
Glenilen Farm

West Cork's Glenilen Farm has launched its layered fruit and 'live' probiotic natural yoghurt pots in a new 125g four-pack with a little help from brand ambassador Sonia O'Sullivan.

Published: 12:27 Tue 15 Apr 2014
An Garda Síochána

An Garda Sochna and the Road Safety Authority have urged drivers and riders to slow down this Easter bank holiday weekend. From April 14th to April 21st, An Garda Sochna will be intensively target speeding vehicles.

Published: 17:20 Sun 13 Apr 2014
Diana Dodog from Courtmacsherry has been doing well in 'MasterChef Ireland' on RTE One television.

COOKING up a storm

Published: 19:26 Sat 12 Apr 2014
Dr Mary Wickham cutting a cake at a function organised in her honour by the local community in Kilcrohane to mark her retirement, watched by husband, Mark.

Community at Kilcrohane turns up to honour quarter-century of service

Published: 17:25 Sat 12 Apr 2014
Kinsale 7s

FORMER Irish international captain and manager of the Irish and British & Irish Lions rugby teams Donal Lenihan, launched the 2014 Heineken Kinsale 7s.

Published: 11:01 Sat 12 Apr 2014
The notice in the window of Leap Post Office, which closed suddenly in recent weeks.

AN Post has confirmed that the future of Leap Post Office - which closed suddenly two months ago - is subject to 'an ongoing process'

Published: 12:38 Fri 11 Apr 2014
Spring Clean

WITH the clocks gone forward it's off for another season of cleaning, brushing, weeding and watering for members of Clonakilty Tidy Towns Committee who held their AGM earlier this week.

Published: 09:31 Thu 10 Apr 2014

Southern Star April 12 2014

Published: 18:15 Wed 09 Apr 2014
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Mystified by Leap Post Office closure

Clon girls win national title

100 new jobs for Kinsale

Coder Dojo in Clonakilty

GAA: Clonakilty capture back-to-back South West U21 A football titles

GAA: Interview with Teddy Holland on Bal's SW U21 A success

Athletics: Cathal O'Donovan selected to represent Ireland in European Duathlon Championships

Published: 17:52 Tue 08 Apr 2014

For Socrates, the entire goal of philosophy was to 'know thyself'. Almost 2,500 years later, that same question of selfhood is occupying the West Cork Philosophical Society, which will debate the matter at its next meeting.

Published: 15:43 Tue 15 Apr 2014
Tammy Duggan

Garda in Anglesea Street Garda Station, Cork, are seeking the public's assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 17-year-old Mid Cork girl Tammy Duggan.

Published: 11:26 Mon 14 Apr 2014
Community Alert

CORK West Garda Division is hosting a unique event this Tuesday night - the first of its kind held anywhere in the country - at the Riverside Park Hotel in Macroom at 7pm.

Published: 14:14 Sun 13 Apr 2014
Attending the Wild Atlantic Way information evening at Acton's Hotel, Kinsale, yesterday evening were local restaurateurs Anne Marie Queve, Max's Wine Bar, and Martin Shanahan, Fishy Fishy, with Greta O'Kelly-Lynch, Kinsale.

GREAT ideas flowed as freely as the ocean at an information evening in Acton's Hotel about the Wild Atlantic Way

Published: 18:09 Sat 12 Apr 2014
Students Kate Ryan, Alice O'Regan, Serena Sheane, Sarah Benson, Elena Dineen and Anne- Marie O'Donovan from Sacred Heart Secondary School, Conakilty, who won the AIB Build a Bank Challange National Final 2014 in Dublin.

CLONAKILTY'S Sacred Heart Secondary School scooped the top prize in one of Ireland's biggest schools competitions

Published: 15:05 Sat 12 Apr 2014
Michael McCarthy, TD.

A HUNDRED news jobs are to be created at pharmaceutical firm Eli Lilly

Published: 20:01 Fri 11 Apr 2014
Pupils from St Joseph's Girls' National School in Clonakilty raised the astonishing sum of €4,200 for Daffodil Day. Photo shows - back, from left - Mia Saunders, Lena Wiwatowska, Laura O'Mahony in their Mad Hair and PJs for Daffodil Day. Front: Deirdre O

FROM 'Pancake Pandemonium' to 'Coppers for Cancer'

Published: 07:21 Fri 11 Apr 2014

Minister Phil Hogan has announced that he has given sanction to West Cork Development Partnership Ltd to approve funding of €200,000 to Skeaghanore Duck at Ballydehob.

Published: 18:29 Wed 09 Apr 2014
Voice of Ireland

The quarter-finals of the 'Voice of Ireland' are finally here this Sunday night. Flying the flag for Cork this year are two contenders, Danica Holland and Jamie Stanton.

Published: 07:30 Wed 09 Apr 2014
Junk Kouture

Bandon students are now looking for the public's support in the Facebook voting for Junk Kouture which will take place from April 14th - 27th.

Published: 12:33 Tue 08 Apr 2014

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Ocean to City Maritime Festival returns to Cork Harbour for the ultimate oceanic urban experience.


Hayes named in Cork team for league clash with Dublin

CARBERY Rangers' John Hayes has been handed a starting place in the Cork attack for Saturday night's Allianz Football League top-of-the-table clash against Dublin in Croke Park (7pm).

Southern Star Poll

Will Dr Reilly’s Universal Health Care proposals work?


Published: 17:22 Wed 27 Feb 2013

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