Published: 17:05 Mon 31 Aug 2015
Irish Water says supplies are 'safe' despite delays

DELAYS in improving three public water supplies in West Cork, including one in Schull which caters for 2,000 residents, are causing 'concern' to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Published: 11:50 Mon 31 Aug 2015
Elmarie Kelleher, AIB's regional business banking manager, with Helen Wycherley, Network Cork president, at the launch of the Network Cork event which will take place in AIB's iconic building on 66 South Mall on September 2nd.

NETWORK Ireland's Cork branch is partnering with AIB to host their next event in the bank's iconic 100-year-old building at 66 South Mall in Cork city.

Published: 07:20 Mon 31 Aug 2015
Brian Galvin

THE FBD Young Farmer of the Year competition will come to a close on September 1st when the 2015 winner will be announced at a banquet in the Twin Trees Hotel, Ballina, Co Mayo.

Published: 16:55 Sun 30 Aug 2015
Adam Shorten of Murragh, Enniskeane.

Kieran O'Mahony meets AI technician Adam Shorten (23), who also runs a farm.

Published: 10:50 Sun 30 Aug 2015
The waterfall at Leap

DRIVING through the quaint village of Leap (pronounced 'Lep'), one would never suspect that a beautiful and historical landmark lies hidden nearby.

Published: 22:05 Sat 29 Aug 2015
Tim Crowley, author with Clíodhna O'Leary, editor of In Search Of Michael Collins.

MORE than 100 people turned up for a special double launch of a new book on Michael Collins and a very old journal which, it was revealed, lies at the heart of a secret family tragedy.

Published: 17:15 Sat 29 Aug 2015
Ciara O'Gorman and Siobhan O'Donovan from Rosscarbery and Caroline Hurley from Coppeen recently worked as volunteers at the orphanage in Tanzania. Below: the suitcases of toys that Ciara, Siobhan and Caroline brought with them provided endless hours of en

THREE young West Cork women have become mothers by proxy after working in an orphanage in Tanzania.

Published: 10:55 Sat 29 Aug 2015
Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald speaking on the RTE News last Sunday evening, with the 'doughnuts' clearly visible in the background

BOYRACERS left a trail of unsightly 'doughnuts' - black tyre marks - in front of the monument site at Bal na Blth last weekend, just days before the annual commemoration event.

Published: 22:05 Fri 28 Aug 2015
Pat McCormack, Deputy President, ICMSA.

THOSE working in farming co-ops in West Cork have yet to experience the 'battering of the rural economy' that the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Assocation claims is happening due to the lower post-quota milk prices.

Published: 11:50 Fri 28 Aug 2015
Bere Island Parkrun

THE Bere Island parkrun will be celebrating its first birthday on Saturday, August 29th.

Published: 12:10 Mon 31 Aug 2015
Cllr Coleman(right): wants school holidays standardised

FORMER County Mayor Alan Coleman says that all schools should return for the new academic year, on September 1st.

Published: 09:35 Mon 31 Aug 2015
Archon

A SELF-EVIDENT truth is seeping into the collective brain of the Cloth Cap Brigade and Fine Gael. Poll after poll is confirming that the Labour Party is b..lixed - a phrase congenial to the taste of the

Published: 22:05 Sun 30 Aug 2015
Jeremy Irons

WEST Cork resident, actor Jeremy Irons has narrated a new film which documents the impact of mathematician George Boole on modern computing.

Published: 13:05 Sun 30 Aug 2015
Tricia Lyne, ARC co-ordinator for West Cork, chatting to Graham Norton, guest of honour, at the official opening of the ARC Cancer Care Centre in Bantry on Thursday of last week.

New cancer support service launched in Bantry.

Published: 07:15 Sun 30 Aug 2015
Joe's Bottle even has its own trolley

THE people of Kilbrittain are to continue the active fundraising of the late Joe Lynch, who passed away in 2012 of a brain tumour.

Published: 19:20 Sat 29 Aug 2015
Ayelet Lalor: An 'Auction for Ayelet' will take place in Levi's Bar in Ballydehob at 3pm on Sunday, August 30th.

AYELET Lalor is an artist fighting Double-hit Lymphoma, but she is not doing it on her own.

Published: 12:50 Sat 29 Aug 2015
There is stunning drone footage of the Ilen's course on the new video which was produced by Donna McCarthy

A WEST Cork voluntary eco-tourism group has released a short video that promotes the heritage and commercial potential of the River Ilen.

Published: 07:20 Sat 29 Aug 2015
Pipe

AFTER coming second in the World Pipe Band Championships in Glasgow, the St Patrick's Pipe Band from Bandon will hold a victory parade in the town on Sunday August 30th.

Published: 17:10 Fri 28 Aug 2015
Mrs Brown's Boys actress Eilish O'Carroll loves West Cork and isn't ready to leave it yet, she admitted this week.

While Eilish O'Carroll may be selling her house in Toe Head, it doesn't mean that she is leaving West Cork for good.

Published: 07:20 Fri 28 Aug 2015
The Goleen coast guard crew during their search of the area last Saturday. (Photo: Matt Kirkham)

T was a mammoth trip around Ireland in a red VW Beetle by three friends that took in 12 counties in 12 days, needing three refuels and covering 1,168 miles.

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