In this week's Southern Star...

17:32 Mon 22 Dec 2014


Bank porters' jobs to be outsourced; Clonakilty Waterfront site sold for €2m; Bailey case hears recordings from Bandon garda station; Fears after change to fish quota; GAA review of 2014 - special 24-page supplement; Help us choose the readers' Picture of the Year; Bumper Christmas crossword

STAFF at Fernhill House Hotel and Gardens are celebrating on the double

Published: 11:50 Mon 22 Dec 2014



RECENT legislation has been enacted that now allows gardai to carry out roadside impairment testing of people suspected of driving under the influence of drugs.

Published: 20:10 Sun 21 Dec 2014

SINN Fein Cllr Paul Hayes has called on the Minister for Transport and the Dublin Airport Authority to ensure that Cork is granted an independent and duty-free status

Published: 12:40 Sun 21 Dec 2014
Ballydehob Kids

BALLYDEHOB pupils of St Matthias' Church of Ireland National School have had great success in an informatics challenge, in which 750,000 young people around the world took part.

Published: 07:30 Sun 21 Dec 2014
The Wiseman family outside their shop.

AFTER weathering the storms of recession and emigration, the doors are to finally shut

Published: 16:30 Sat 20 Dec 2014
Louise O'Keeffe

PEOPLE of the Year award winner Louise O'Keeffe has strongly criticised the Government over its decision to make settlements to sex abuse survivors - but only to those who were abused after a complaint against a teacher was already made.

Published: 10:20 Sat 20 Dec 2014

Southern Star December 20 2014

Published: 20:05 Fri 19 Dec 2014
Clonakilty Flood Relief

By Brian Moore

THE Clonakilty public got a chance to see plans for the town's long-awaited Flood Relief Scheme on Monday, while the OPW said it is 'hoped' the work can start in November 2015.

Published: 11:55 Fri 19 Dec 2014
Eibhlin O'Sullivan

THE quotas for Irish fishermen which were agreed this week in Europe, were a mixture of 'good and bad news', according to the Irish South and West Fish Producers (IS&WFP).

Published: 20:20 Thu 18 Dec 2014
Stephen Housden

IRISH Professor of Poetry, Paula Meehan, will be in Castletownbere on Friday night next to launch a single which has been adapted from one of her poems.

Published: 12:47 Thu 18 Dec 2014
Enable Ireland

ENABLE Ireland's charity shops in Cork are appealing for donations of quality women, mens and children's clothing, bric-a-brac, accessories, toys, books and DVDs.

Published: 07:30 Mon 22 Dec 2014
Leap Post Office


COUNCILLORS at the West Division Meeting of Cork County Council are united in their outrage at the closure of Leap Post Office.

Published: 16:55 Sun 21 Dec 2014
Anne Cullinane, who led Clonakilty Town to achieving fluoride-free status, presents Kay Burke and her staff at The Sticky Bun with their fluoride-free business certificate

THE Sticky Bun cafe in Clonakilty has been presented with its certificate

Published: 11:50 Sun 21 Dec 2014
Glandore Inn

By Siobhan Cronin

THE landmark bar in the picturesque village of Glandore reopened last week, under new management.

Published: 20:05 Sat 20 Dec 2014
Port of Cork

THE town of Skibbereen is reeling from a number of tragic events which occurred in the area in the past week

Published: 12:05 Sat 20 Dec 2014

Southern Star December 20 2014

Published: 07:15 Sat 20 Dec 2014
Eileen O'Neill at her home, showing the broken door handle and door frame damage.

JUST a week before Christmas, a woman in Dunmanway has claimed that three men arrived at her house, in a bid to evict her

Published: 15:10 Fri 19 Dec 2014
Ronan Murray

Louise Roseingrave meets a writer who has spent years researching the landmark.

Published: 07:24 Fri 19 Dec 2014

Southern Star December 20 2014

Published: 15:36 Thu 18 Dec 2014
Rosy Ibotson

THE mother of a brave 12-year-old West Cork girl who lost her battle with cancer last week, said her daughter was thrilled to receive a message from her pop idols the night before she died.

Published: 09:11 Thu 18 Dec 2014
Lisheen NS CD cover

RENOWNED American singer songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter gave a great thrill to the kids of Lisheen National School this week, when she re-tweeted a link to their video.


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Published: 17:22 Wed 27 Feb 2013

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