In this week's Southern Star

19:18 Wed 20 May 2015

Schull woman meets Duchess of Cornwall

Bandon man fatally stabbed in prison

Irish Water is holding up Bantry roadworks

Cape Clear could be facing new water crisis

Minister opens Kinsale's newest primary school

Lough Hyne Lappers lap up Gibraltar strait

Children abused dog by throwing him over fences

Bandon assaults being investigated

The inspiring forgiveness of Alisha Scannell

The Lusitania deckchair that holds the O'Flynn family story

Porsche and Rolls Royce convoys for West Cork

O'Donovan Rossa v Clonakilty SFC Preview

Bad week for Keith Cronin

Win a pair of tickets to Republic of Ireland v England

Terelton Community Centre

Feeling good isn't the same as doing good


A two-year-old boy who was airlifted from Goleen to Cork University Hospital this (Saturday) afternoon has died from injuries he suffered in an accident at an equestrian centre.


Published: 20:23 Sat 23 May 2015
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A realistic crash simulation for students was performed by An Garda Siochana, the HSE National Ambulance Service, Fire Service, West Cork Rapid Response and the Red Cross in Bandon recently.

Published: 14:05 Sat 23 May 2015
Jan O'Sullivan

KINSALE'S newest school, Scoil Naomh Eltin, was officially opened by the Minister for Education, Jan O'Sullivan last week.

Published: 20:04 Fri 22 May 2015
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A West Cork award-winning student volunteer was honoured at a gala awards ceremony at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History during the 20th annual presentation of the US Prudential Spirit

Published: 11:12 Fri 22 May 2015
Schull Community College 1st year students waiting for the Cycle Against Suicide: Marie Murnane, Lauren Sheehan, Jill Franzoni, Eva O'Sullivan, Anna O'Regan & Ríona Whitty. (Photo: Anne Minihane)

On a recent Tuesday, Schull Community College was an anchor school for Cycle Against Suicide and hosted approximately 500 cyclists and crew.

Published: 10:01 Fri 22 May 2015
polling station

Today, Friday May 22nd, is polling day for two referendums and those entitled to vote should get out and do so, with polling stations open until 10pm.

Published: 18:04 Thu 21 May 2015
An Sanctoir

West Cork's first ever yoga festival will take place at An Sanctoir in Ballydehob over the August Bank Holiday Weekend.

Published: 11:55 Thu 21 May 2015
RTE's Mary Kennedy with Lilly O'Sullivan, from Ballygarvan, Co Cork, who was nominated for her tireless work with the Friends of Marymount.

Ballygarvan woman Lilly O'Sullivan, a volunteer with Marymount Hospice, was named as a Hospice Sunflower Hero at an event in Dublin last week, to mark the launch of National Sunflower Days in June.

Published: 16:16 Wed 20 May 2015
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Last year Skibbereen and District Chamber of Commerce launched a Kids' Passport for a trial run during August

Published: 12:32 Wed 20 May 2015
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She cut her business 'teeth' in the family pub in Drimoleague, and today Dee Forbes runs a massive TV network of 27 channels with 276m viewers. But every Friday she comes home to get her 'fix' of West Cork, she tells Siobhn Cronin

Published: 23:08 Tue 19 May 2015
Artist Mark Cronin at the launch of the 7th Corona Fastnet Short Film Festival in Schull. It runs from Wednesday May 20th until Sunday May 24th, with guests including FA chairman Greg Dyke and director Lenny Abrahamson.

With just days to go to the Corona Fastnet Short Film Festival, which takes place in Schull from 20th-24th May, the town is gearing up for an influx of celebrities and film fans.

Published: 14:24 Sat 23 May 2015

A COASTGUARD helicopter is en route to Cork Airport after airlifting an injured child in West Cork.

Published: 07:25 Sat 23 May 2015
Alan Bolt

FIVE rescued fishermen arrived safely in Castletownbere at 7pm on Tuesday night after their fishing boat sank in gale force winds off the Isles of Scilly in Cornwall.

Published: 14:10 Fri 22 May 2015
Porsche Spice

A CONVOY of more than 50 Porsches will descend on Kinsale this Saturday, as they complete their tour of the Wild Atlantic Way.

Published: 11:03 Fri 22 May 2015
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Based at one of Ireland's most iconic pubs and restaurants on the Cork to Killarney road, the Macroom-based food firm, The Farmer's Table, is transforming the international image of the humble Irish spud.

Published: 07:09 Fri 22 May 2015
Graham Johnson

The prisoner who died as the result of a fatal stabbing in Cork Prison was Bandon native, and father of three, Graham Johnson (41).

Published: 15:32 Thu 21 May 2015
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Five Cork producers have joined the Tesco Taste Bud programme with Bord Bia.

The five form part of a group of 20 Irish food and drinks companies taking part in the fourth annual supplier

Published: 10:35 Thu 21 May 2015
Artist Mark Cronin at the launch of the 7th Corona Fastnet Short Film Festival in Schull. It runs from Wednesday May 20th until Sunday May 24th, with guests including FA chairman Greg Dyke and director Lenny Abrahamson.

A Kinsale business owner is calling for a relaxation of on-street parking charges in the town.

Published: 13:05 Wed 20 May 2015
 John Boyne

The West Cork Literary Festival is gearing up for its July 12th-18th run.

Published: 11:50 Wed 20 May 2015
2015 World Naked Bike Ride

The organisers of the Irish leg of the 2015 World Naked Bike Ride have again chosen Cork as the location for the event on June 13th June.

Published: 18:07 Tue 19 May 2015
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As part of the 'Save a Life' campaign, Cork Airport is offering Cardiac First responder training (CFR) to all airport staff at a discounted rate of 50 to cover course and certification costs.

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