Published: 13:06 Mon 03 Aug 2015
Nick Weston of Weston Aviation with Clive Power of Cork Airport at the anouncementof the deal this week, which is Weston's first base outside the UK.

CORK Airport this week welcomed its newest partner, Weston Aviation.

Published: 10:30 Mon 03 Aug 2015
Horse Fair

DUE to the cost of insurance, the committee involved in the Ballabuidhe Horse Fair in Dunmanway cannot insure the fair, or close the streets, but the fair will go ahead regardless, this coming week.

Published: 13:03 Sun 02 Aug 2015
Dr Aidan MacCarthy from Castletownbere and, right, 2nd Lieutenant Isao Kusuno

A SPECIAL gala screening of a film about Castletownbere doctor Aidan MacCarthy will be hosted by UCC in Cork city next month.

Published: 15:06 Sat 01 Aug 2015
Staff of Prenco Manufacturing Ltd on the Baltimore Road in Skibbereen, who recently celebrated their anniversary

LAST December Prenco Manufacturing Ltd, on the Baltimore Road in Skibbereen, celebrated ten years in business.

Published: 08:03 Sat 01 Aug 2015
The business bootcamp in action earlier this year

More than 450 young entrepreneurs around the country, aged between 18 and 30, are set to benefit from the September bootcamps, as part of Ireland's Best Young Entrepreneur competition

Published: 18:33 Fri 31 Jul 2015

John Sexton goes back in time to recall the festival's links with a bygone era.

Published: 10:05 Fri 31 Jul 2015
Graham Norton on stage with Bishop Paul Colton at the Maritime Hotel last Friday night.

'AM I your first bishop?' asked Bishop Paul Colton, to much laughter, as he quizzed TV presenter Graham Norton in Bantry last Friday night.

Published: 20:55 Thu 30 Jul 2015
Padraig Pearse delivers the graveside oration for O'Donovan Rossa in Glasnevin on August 1st, 1915. Sinn Fein have organised an event in Dublin for the anniversary.

THE state commemoration of the centenary of the burial of O'Donovan Rossa is to be broadcast live by RTE.

Published: 17:20 Thu 30 Jul 2015
Dan McSweeney, CEO Carbery Group: praised for holding milk prices

A WEST Cork milk processor has been singled out for high praise by the ICMSA for its decision to hold milk prices.

Published: 22:09 Wed 29 Jul 2015
Padraig Pearse delivers the graveside oration for O'Donovan Rossa in Glasnevin on August 1st, 1915. Sinn Fein have organised an event in Dublin for the anniversary.

MEMBERS of the public are being asked to walk in the footsteps of the leaders of 1916 in a very special tribute to West Cork patriot O'Donovan Rossa on August 1st.

Published: 12:10 Mon 03 Aug 2015
Glitter Ball: Get your dancing shoes ready

TWO Southern Star journalists have organised a Morning Glory 7.30am disco event in Skibbereen in September, in aid of a local suicide awareness charity.

Published: 09:37 Mon 03 Aug 2015

Watch out for the new buzzwords: Hate Crime!

Published: 18:03 Sat 01 Aug 2015
Bill Liao at the Food Science Building in University College Cork. 'I have a purpose-driven life,' he says.

The Clonakilty-based Coder Dojo founder and IT entrepreneur talks to reporter Jackie Keogh about finding his purpose in life, his belief that pain is 'a given' and his admiration for the Dali Lama.

Published: 10:30 Sat 01 Aug 2015
Kieran Nolan and Eamon Jackson of Kilbritain-based company ICP Newtech, with their ROVs, Defender and Vanguard

A West Cork company that produces Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) has launched a recruitment drive.

Published: 20:35 Fri 31 Jul 2015
Making a presentation of produce grown in the polytunnels at NLN Bantry, to guest speakers Minister Simon Coveney and CEO of CETB Ted Owens, following the presentation of certifiates to graduates of the centre's first Food Production course.

OVER half of the students on a Bantry-based food diploma course will go directly into jobs, while many others are developing their own artisan products.

Published: 13:05 Fri 31 Jul 2015
Members of the Courtmacsherry Tidy Towns Committee beneath the plaque at Ruddock's Hall. (left to right): Bernadette O'Brien, Lynne Cannon, Paddy Kelly, Teresa Egger, Richard May, Shane Murphy and Doreen Kelly.

HUNDREDS of people turned up to watch the unveiling of three cast-iron plaques marking historical landmarks in Courtmacsherry.

Published: 22:03 Thu 30 Jul 2015
IFA Logo 2015

WELCOMING the recent launch of a National Broadband Intervention Strategy, IFA General Secretary Pat Smith said it was very important to deliver the roll-out within the shortest timeframe possible.

Published: 19:25 Thu 30 Jul 2015

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) is urging students and parents to submit their grant funding applications for the student grant.

Published: 10:03 Thu 30 Jul 2015
The committee, from left: Patrick McCarthy,Ellie O'Driscoll, Michael Collins, Jimmy O'Donovan, Marie Collins, Billy Wolfe, Bernie O'Regan, Michael O'Mahony, Jo Aherne, Sean O 'Donovan, and Siobhan O'Donovan.

IT'S more like three events in one: It is the annual agricultural show; Schull Market moves up to the showgrounds for the day; and it is probably the best family day out all year.

Published: 15:04 Wed 29 Jul 2015
Bere Island

BERE Island is to get a sailing school once more.


Southern Star Poll

Would you give Lucinda Creighton's new party, Re Nua, a Top Three vote if there is a candidate in your area?


Published: 17:22 Wed 27 Feb 2013

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