West Cork's famous Sheep's Head Way walking route is to rebrand as the Goat's Head Way in a bold move to attract more tourist visitors.


Published: 07:20 Wed 01 Apr 2015
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Whiddy Island in Bantry Bay is to feature on a new TV3 documentary about island life, to be broadcast next month.

Published: 13:46 Tue 31 Mar 2015
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At least one person has been hospitalised following a collision between a truck and a lorry on the N71 outside Innishannon.

Published: 07:20 Tue 31 Mar 2015
Netsuke is the Japanese art of miniature

Museum of Miniature, in partnership with West Cork Arts Centre, is inviting submissions from island-based artists to be part of an exciting 'pop-up' touring museum.

Published: 17:05 Mon 30 Mar 2015
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The decision to abolish town councils was harsh and now leaves a void, according to a local Fianna Fail councillor.

Published: 11:50 Mon 30 Mar 2015
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West Cork is to get a new Cancer Support House, with the help of Cork ARC Cancer Support House and Bantry Hospice.

Published: 22:10 Sun 29 Mar 2015
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The National Spring Clean will get its West Cork launch on Monday in Dunmanway.

Published: 16:45 Sun 29 Mar 2015
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A Kinsale student, who was part of a team that won two major science prizes, donated part of her prize money to save the life of a baby girl in Ukraine.

Published: 07:18 Sun 29 Mar 2015
A 'river' runs through the gaps in the pier wall on Cape Clear

A 175-year-old pier on Cape Clear island has what looks like a river running through it.

Published: 15:05 Sat 28 Mar 2015
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Sinn Fein Cllr Rachel McCarthy has said that the other parties on Cork County Council don't care about the savage 70% cut to Leader Programme funding for the region.

Published: 07:20 Sat 28 Mar 2015
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If 'Junk Kouture' is the name of the game, then three Transition Year students in Colaiste na Toirbhirte, Bandon are making a rubbish name for themselves.

Leaghanorah Carroll, Orla Coffey and Sarah Crowley

Published: 16:55 Tue 31 Mar 2015
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The humble spud is the basis for a new food business launched by Macroom publican Michael O'Riordan.

Published: 12:25 Tue 31 Mar 2015
The Sheeps Head Way has won a prestigious award naming it a European Destination of Excellence.

The Sheep's Head and Bantry Tourism Co-operative has been shortlisted in Ireland's first ever national Tourism Industry Awards, organised by Filte Ireland.

Published: 20:45 Mon 30 Mar 2015

Cork County Council repaired or refurbished 33 vacant houses in West Cork in 2014, according to a management report for the Western Division on Housing.

Published: 16:37 Mon 30 Mar 2015
Ian Bailey: Case resumes in the High Court at 11am tomorrow

Ian Bailey has lost his High Court case against the State.

Published: 07:15 Mon 30 Mar 2015
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People from all over West Cork will have the opportunity to pay their final respects to Bernard McNicholas - the former owner of the London-based company McNicholas Engineering - when he is laid to rest in Kilfaughnabeg Cemetery in Glandore on Monday.

Published: 18:50 Sun 29 Mar 2015
Clonakilty, Castlehaven, U21 A

All hail Clonakilty as they are crowned South West U21 A football champions for the third year in a row.

Published: 12:50 Sun 29 Mar 2015
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Several major events to mark the centenary of O'Donovan Rossa's death will take place in West Cork this summer.

Published: 22:16 Sat 28 Mar 2015
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The clocks go forward by one hour this Sunday morning, as Spring Time comes in. At 1am on Sunday 29th March, remember to forward your clocks by an hour, to 2am.

Published: 11:50 Sat 28 Mar 2015
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A simulated road traffic accident collision exercise took place recently at Skibbereen Fire Station to highlight the dangers students will face on the roads.

Published: 22:05 Fri 27 Mar 2015
David Puttnam talks technology with Cappabue pupils Hannah Campbell and Bonnie Dale

To the delight of 29 movie-mad students at Cappabue NS, Lord David Puttnam gave generously of his time when he visited Kealkil to unveil their Digital School of Distinction.

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