This week's Star has news on broadband issues, the proposed Skibb courthouse closure, rescued dogs and the Hollywood star who thinks Bantry is 'wonderful'.
A PROMOTIONAL video for The Southern Star, created by Amanda and Edwin Landzaad from West Cork firm Siol Talamh, was launched at the paper's Business Breakfast in Bandon last Friday.
by Robert Hume
THIRTY years ago this month, USA launched Challenger, the first spacecraft to carry two women crew. Victorian astronomers, Agnes Clerke and her sister, Ellen - daughters of a Skibbereen bank manager, and both with published books or pamphlets on astronomy bearing their name - would have been intrigued; they may even have booked their places on board.
By Catherine Ketch
MOTHERS and Others, the Yummy Mummies and Kearney's Angels (after their trainer) are the unofficial names for a new ladies Gaelic panel in the Lee Valley.
The official name, the Quarry Blues, comes from one of three Kilmurry men's teams in the 60s. That lends the blue to the jersey, the pink is for the women.
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