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: 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: 20:35 Fri 23 Jan 2015
Garda

Gardai are reporting that there have been no fatalities after tonight's head-on two car crash outside Rosscarbery in West Cork.

Published: 16:50 Fri 23 Jan 2015
Water Meter

By Catherine Ketch

 

IRISH Water has confirmed that additional works carried out at a Macroom housing estate were due to issues with the 'standard of workmanship'.

Published: 07:27 Fri 23 Jan 2015
De Courcey

DE COURCEY Classic and Vintage Club held a presentation night recently to distribute funds raised at the 2014 Harvest Working Day on the farm of Jim and Eileen O'Regan at Coolyrahilly, Barrel's Cross, Kinsale.

Published: 14:02 Thu 22 Jan 2015
Dunmanway pool

GOVERNMENT approval has been given to develop a new state-of-the-art swimming pool in Dunmanway.The existing Dunmanway swimming pool, which is to be replaced by a new pool and added leisure facilities.

Published: 14:48 Wed 21 Jan 2015
evan

SINGER Songwriter Evan Murray is appearing in the first of a series of Southern Star Sessions, having won the top prize in the recent X Factor Dunmanway competition.

Published: 10:09 Wed 21 Jan 2015
Coppeen

THERE are reports this morning that one person has been fatally injured in a two-car collision at Coppeen East.

Published: 20:05 Tue 20 Jan 2015
TEAGASC

TEAGASC Moorepark Research and the Teagasc Advisory service is starting a series of dairy seminars throughout the country later this month

Published: 09:26 Sun 25 Jan 2015
Archon

Southern Star January 24 2104

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.

Published: 20:10 Fri 23 Jan 2015
West Cork Islands

BY JACKIE KEOGH

 

FUNDING for the six non-Gaeltacht islands of West Cork - namely Bere, Sherkin, Dursey, Whiddy, Heir and Long Island - has been secured following a late-breaking announcement that their community development offices will remain open in 2015.

Published: 12:50 Fri 23 Jan 2015
David Mitchell

By Louise Roseingrave

 

INTERNATIONALLY acclaimed novelist David Mitchell has teamed up with a west Cork artist to create a limited edition pendant in aid of Autism Ireland.

Published: 20:05 Thu 22 Jan 2015
TEAGASC LOGO

TEAGASC, in association with the Forest Service, is holding a nationwide series of information meetings about the newly-announced Forestry Programme 2014-2020.

Published: 18:55 Wed 21 Jan 2015
jan 24 page 1

Four West Cork nursing homes are 'under threat' ... Jason gets the keys to his jeep ... Fatal second crash this week on Bantry Line PLUS LOTS MORE

Published: 11:55 Wed 21 Jan 2015
The Crowley family from Enniskeane, who are taking part in 'Feirm Factor' on TG4 - from left - Tim Crowley, Helena Walsh, James Crowley and John Crowley.

EIGHT families are competing in TG4's Feirm Factor

Published: 07:25 Wed 21 Jan 2015
Buille

A VERY special traditional concert will be held in the Ionad Cultrtha in Baile Mhirne on Tuesday, January 27

Published: 18:13 Tue 20 Jan 2015
Atlantic Companion: engines restarted

A CONTAINER ship which appeared to have engine trouble earlier looks set to be heading for Bantry now, under its own power.

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