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.


Body of woman found in Bandon

16:00 Tue 27 Jan 2015

Gardai have reported that the body of a woman in her 20s was discovered in a house in Bandon today.


Published: 12:30 Tue 27 Jan 2015
Water Meter

BY JJ HURLEY

 

DESPITE installing water meters a little over two months ago, contractors for Irish Water have returned to an estate in Belgooly to carryout out essential maintenance on the original ground works, surrounding at least twenty water meters.

Published: 07:09 Tue 27 Jan 2015
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Published: 15:05 Mon 26 Jan 2015
Chris Mintern: documentary on Maths student and athlete nominated for award

A DUNMANWAY cameraman has worked on a movie which is vying for the title of Outdoor/Adventure Film of the Year from Outsider magazine, which also features swimmer Steve Redmond.

Published: 07:10 Mon 26 Jan 2015
Bantry Hospital

BY JACKIE KEOGH

 

ADDITIONAL surgical services are to be provided at Bantry General Hospital.

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: 12:01 Tue 27 Jan 2015
Dursey Cliffs

Tourism interests in West Cork are invited to a meeting in Bantry tomorrow night (January 28) to discuss plans for a region-wide campaign.

Published: 16:05 Mon 26 Jan 2015
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Published: 12:50 Mon 26 Jan 2015
Fianna Fail

BY JACKIE KEOGH

 

THREE members of Fianna Fil, including Senator Denis O'Donovan, have declared their intention to seek the party nomination for the next election.

Published: 16:50 Sun 25 Jan 2015
Grainne

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: 09:26 Sun 25 Jan 2015
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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
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TEAGASC, in association with the Forest Service, is holding a nationwide series of information meetings about the newly-announced Forestry Programme 2014-2020.

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