Risks of infection to livestock

22:05 Mon 27 Apr 2015

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine advises farmers in relation to the predicted risk of infection in livestock based on the advice received from the Nematodirus Advisory Group.

Published: 18:12 Mon 27 Apr 2015

Gardai in West Cork are investigating what they believe is the first instance in their division of 'ransom ware'.

Published: 12:55 Mon 27 Apr 2015

Upwards of 200 young farmers from all over West Cork attended the Spring Farm Walk jointly organised by Teagasc and the Carbery Group at the Shinagh Estates dairy farm on Wednesday of last week.

Published: 09:24 Mon 27 Apr 2015

The inaugural Transition Year Expo will be hosted in Kilkenny in September. The event is organized by Kinsale-based company Transition Year Ireland and sponsored by the Bank of Ireland.

Published: 22:10 Sun 26 Apr 2015
Jim Daly

WEST Cork TD Jim Daly has said that Fianna Fail are completely misguided in their attempts to block the opening up of 10% of bus routes to competition and that they are misleading the public.

Published: 12:40 Sun 26 Apr 2015
Proposal 1

STEVEN Capilli certainly put a bit of thought into how he would propose to Reenascreena native Elaine Fitzpatrick.

Published: 20:15 Sat 25 Apr 2015
Luke O'Donovan Fireman

WEST Cork fire fighting crews were up against it on Sunday night with almost every service pressed into action.

Published: 12:35 Sat 25 Apr 2015
Greg Bernis

AS commemorations begin to mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Lusitania off the Old Head of Kinsale, a diver associated with the wreck said they are 'being stifled by rules and regulations' that prevent them from exploring the wreck and retrieving significant artefacts.

Published: 22:15 Fri 24 Apr 2015
Michael D. Higgins

UACHTARN na hireann, Michel D hUignn, has accepted an invitation from the brd bainistochta of Gaelscoil Mhichl U Choilein, Clonakilty, to visit the school on June 11th next.

Published: 16:55 Fri 24 Apr 2015
Mizen Tourism

A PLAN to develop a single Mizen Peninsula brand, promote economic diversification and establish a formal network of historical assets for increased tourism was launched at the Mizen Head Visitor Centre.

Published: 14:20 Fri 24 Apr 2015
St. Brendan

CORK County Council workers removed the St Brendan statue from the Square in Bantry earlier this week because of safety concerns.

Published: 15:22 Mon 27 Apr 2015

The villagers of Ballydehob in favour of a YES vote in the upcoming Marriage Equality referendum have made their own video.

Published: 11:07 Mon 27 Apr 2015
Polling station logo

How will you vote on May 22 when the Marriage Equality referendum is held?

Published: 07:25 Mon 27 Apr 2015

The first trans-Atlantic mapping survey, under the Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance, was announced last week by Marine Minister Simon Coveney.

Published: 16:50 Sun 26 Apr 2015
Sadbh Perry

FOLLOWING on from the charity hair-cutting recently by Baltimore girl Saoirse Rose, a Mercy Heights student has also cut her locks for the same great cause.

Published: 07:20 Sun 26 Apr 2015

BALLYDEHOB Community Council could be in danger of dissolution following its failure to appoint a secretary, a treasurer and a vice-chairperson at its recent AGM.

Published: 17:30 Sat 25 Apr 2015

The Referendum Commission stated clearly that that the Marriage Equality Referendum is solely about who can marry, said Director of Elections for the Fine Gael Yes campaign, Minister Simon Coveney, TD,

Published: 07:25 Sat 25 Apr 2015
Dee Forbes

WEST Cork and the Wild Atlantic Way would be devastated by the loss of Cork airport, a major European TV executive said last week.

Published: 18:16 Fri 24 Apr 2015
Fiona Corcoran: her work in Chernobyl continues

This weekend marks the 29th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster. Fountainstown native Fiona Corcoran describes the ongoing devastation in the contaminated and impoverished areas near the site.

Published: 16:10 Fri 24 Apr 2015
Kilmeen Group

A MASSIVE Spring clean-up of roadside litter from the Ballygurteen, Bealad and Rossmore areas has now been successfully completed by the members of Kilmeen and Castleventry Community Development Association.

Published: 12:20 Fri 24 Apr 2015
Special Olympics

The eircom Special Olympics collection day had an on-street celebration on Cork's Patrick Street today.


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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