In this week's Southern Star...

19:52 Wed 28 Jan 2015

Labour TD 'in difficulty' over possible Aer Lingus vote; Elderly man in court on sex assault charges on minor; Anger following yet another crash on N71 at Rosscarbery; Meet Castletownbere's 'human' goat and Skibbereen's three-legged calf!; Cllrs want Bandon roads addressed urgently; West Cork motorist told by judge: 'Don't come out of Cork'; Bandon architect on trial for murder; Bailey case continues in High Court; Preview of Cork NFL opener; SW JAFC draws; Day of shocks in mygaff.ie Cup; Stephen Carey takes our 'In a West Cork Minute' challenge; Reduce your risk of cancer; The soothing effects of sound; Neasa Ni Annrachain remembered


BY JACKIE KEOGH

A guide to expressing our own unique potential, a book by Martin Robbins, is now available in West Cork bookshops.


Published: 22:06 Wed 28 Jan 2015
Defibrilator

This Saturday morning (Jan 31) the West Cork Association of Community First Responders will be launched by Steve Redmond, World Champion Open Water Sea Swimmer in Skibbereen and Clonakilty.

Published: 21:30 Tue 27 Jan 2015
Small Firms

WHILE small firms in Cork and Kerry are less positive about the year ahead than companies elsewhere in Ireland, 57% are confident about the future and one in 13 plans to open a new premises this year.

Published: 17:05 Tue 27 Jan 2015
Eibhlin O'Sullivan

BY JACKIE KEOGH

 

EIBHLN O'Sullivan has, for the second time, been appointed chairperson of the Federation of Irish Fishermen (FIF).

Published: 12:30 Tue 27 Jan 2015
Water Meter

BY JJ HURLEY

 

DESPITE installing water meters a little over two months ago, contractors for Irish Water have returned to an estate in Belgooly to carryout out essential maintenance on the original ground works, surrounding at least twenty water meters.

Published: 07:09 Tue 27 Jan 2015
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Southern Star January 24 2014

Published: 15:05 Mon 26 Jan 2015
Chris Mintern: documentary on Maths student and athlete nominated for award

A DUNMANWAY cameraman has worked on a movie which is vying for the title of Outdoor/Adventure Film of the Year from Outsider magazine, which also features swimmer Steve Redmond.

Published: 07:10 Mon 26 Jan 2015
Bantry Hospital

BY JACKIE KEOGH

 

ADDITIONAL surgical services are to be provided at Bantry General Hospital.

Published: 12:05 Sun 25 Jan 2015
Darragh Byrne

BY JACKIE KEOGH

 

SKIBBEREEN film editor, Darragh Byrne, will be flying out to Los Angeles next Tuesday because his role in the Oscar-nominated animation movie, Song of the Sea, is up for an Annie Award.

Published: 07:15 Sun 25 Jan 2015
Bandon Projects

BY JACKIE KEOGH

 

IT was bad news all around for Bandon this week, with the news that two major projects could be facing hold-ups.

Published: 16:50 Sat 24 Jan 2015
Nutrifont

BY SIOBHN CRONIN

 

THE Carbery Group, which is headquartered in Ballineen, has officially opened Nutrifont in Brazil, a whey processing joint venture between the Irish company and BRF, one of South America's leading food companies.

Published: 07:25 Wed 28 Jan 2015
Readers Pic

READERS of The Southern Star have cast their votes and made their choice of their favourite picture of the past year.

Published: 17:29 Tue 27 Jan 2015
RNLI vid

The RNLI has just unveiled a stunning video of its activities, which features a number of its West Cork bases.

Published: 16:00 Tue 27 Jan 2015
The body of a young woman is taken from a house in Bandon earlier today

Gardai have reported that the body of a woman in her 20s was discovered in a house in Bandon today.

Published: 12:01 Tue 27 Jan 2015
Dursey Cliffs

Tourism interests in West Cork are invited to a meeting in Bantry tomorrow night (January 28) to discuss plans for a region-wide campaign.

Published: 16:05 Mon 26 Jan 2015
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Southern Star January 24 2014

Published: 12:50 Mon 26 Jan 2015
Fianna Fail

BY JACKIE KEOGH

 

THREE members of Fianna Fil, including Senator Denis O'Donovan, have declared their intention to seek the party nomination for the next election.

Published: 16:50 Sun 25 Jan 2015
Grainne

Skibbereen journalist Grinne McCarthy, based in Paris, reflects on how the city - an iconic symbol of romance - is now a changed place since the Charlie Hebdo attack

Published: 09:26 Sun 25 Jan 2015
Archon

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Published: 19:55 Sat 24 Jan 2015
Nursing Homes

By Siobhn Cronin

 

FOUR publicly-run nursing homes in West Cork are under threat of either losing beds or outright closure, according to Fianna Fil's Micheal Martin.

Published: 07:20 Sat 24 Jan 2015
Cork Person of the Year

By Liz Dunphy

 

'It's lovely to be here, boy,' were Mary Kennedy's opening words to this year's Cork Person of the Year awards, said in an impressive Cork accent for a Dubliner to muster.

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