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In this week's Southern Star...

18:28 Wed 17 Sep 2014

Revamp of Clonakilty courthouse is bad news for Skibb

Crawford boss suggests 'white knight' for Bantry House

Death of Arts Centre chairman

Musician took 'wrong lift' in 'wrong car'

Day-trippers' barbecue destroys Seal Island

Dunmanway Resource Centre needs funding

Transition Year: A year to chill out or cop out?

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GAA: Newcestown crowned SW JAHC champions

GAA: Gabriel Rangers and St Mary's must meet again in SW JAFC final replay

GAA: Carbery Rangers dump Castlehaven out of county SFC, and now face Clonakilty in a quarter-final this weekend.

Camogie: Cork ladies crowned All-Ireland senior champions

GAA: Carbery minor hurlers win county title

 

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Published: 11:54 Wed 17 Sep 2014
Combine

Priest restores parishioner's vintage combine harvester

Published: 23:37 Tue 16 Sep 2014
Family Fest Cork 2012

A major family heritage festival will take place at in Cork in October.

Published: 17:47 Tue 16 Sep 2014
Patrick Murphy

A WARNING over the lack of funds to repair the region's roads was made by the area engineer at a recent West Cork Municipal District (WCMD) meeting.

Published: 07:50 Tue 16 Sep 2014
Zoe and Alanna Hannigan with Emily and Aisling Moloney enjoying one of the first Sherpa after-hours classes for

St Joseph's National School in Clonakilty has become the first school in Ireland to set the trend

Published: 11:43 Mon 15 Sep 2014
cork airport

Negotiations are at an 'advanced stage' to re-introduce the Cork Dublin flight from the Spring of next year.

Published: 23:54 Sun 14 Sep 2014
Noel Browne, right, with Sean Murray and Eoin O'Sullivan, at the Fastnet

CASTLEHAVEN native Noel Browne overcame chronic shoulder pain to complete the arduous 20km endurance swim from Fastnet Rock to Baltimore Pier last Friday evening.

Published: 18:05 Sun 14 Sep 2014
Clonakilty: streets to be ripped up next year

CLONAKILTY businesses have warned of huge disruption to the town during next year's prime tourist season, as drainage works will involve the ripping up the town's main streets.

Published: 15:18 Sun 14 Sep 2014
Bantry House: Owners to prepare plan

LOCAL FG TD Noel Harrington has said he is hopeful that a plan can be drawn up between the owners of Bantry House and the government, in an effort to secure its future.

Published: 10:55 Sun 14 Sep 2014
Mercy Heights

BY JACKIE KEOGH

THERE is a whole generation of secondary school students in West Cork that are fearless when it comes to food, thanks to the Schools Cookery Competition.

Published: 07:45 Sun 14 Sep 2014
Gubbeen

GUBBEEN has been granted 200,000 towards the cost of developing a new processing plant to manufacture Gubbeen smokehouse products in Schull, creating five new jobs.

Published: 07:44 Wed 17 Sep 2014
Trio Margaret Downey Harrington, Donal Kelly and Larry Murphy, who recently opened the Roan Carrig restaurant.

CASTLETOWNBERE'S new seafood restaurant The Roan Carrig, has opened its doors at Berehaven Lodge

Published: 20:04 Tue 16 Sep 2014
Rosanna Davison was in Clonakilty recently to launch Scally's gluten-free range

Ireland's first-ever gluten-free market takes place in Cork in October.

Published: 09:27 Tue 16 Sep 2014
wall

A MAN has been fatally injured after a wall collapsed on him in Bandon in West Cork on Monday afternoon.

Published: 16:05 Mon 15 Sep 2014
Kinsale Arts Festival

WELL-known faces from Irish screen and stage David Pearse and Tadhg Murphy have been announced to play the principal characters in Enda Walsh's new play How These Desperate Men Talk, which will premiere at the Kinsale Arts Festival later this month

Published: 07:30 Mon 15 Sep 2014
FINE GAEL TD for Cork South West Jim Daly

FINE GAEL TD for Cork South West Jim Daly has criticised the National Roads Authority (NRA) for the condition of a road surface at Leap

Published: 20:03 Sun 14 Sep 2014
Sgt Ian O'Callaghan will give advice on personal security

A MAJOR information day for local communities from Skibbereen to Mizen will take place in Ballydehob on Tuesday September 16.

Published: 17:15 Sun 14 Sep 2014
Glandore Inn: spectacular views of the harbour

A LOCAL buyer from the Union Hall and Glandore area paid over 600,000 for The Glandore Inn at a private auction last week.

Published: 12:30 Sun 14 Sep 2014
Carmel Winters: will engage with students in UCCrole

BALLYDEHOB resident, writer/director Carmel Winters has been appointed Film Artist in Residence (Screenwriter) at UCC for 2014-2015

Published: 10:06 Sun 14 Sep 2014
Atlantic Sea Salt: award winners

A WEST Cork couple who have perfected the art of taking crystal clear Atlantic sea water and turning it into high quality flakes of sea salt, were presented with the Great Taste 'Golden Fork' award for Best Irish Speciality product in London on Monday.

Published: 07:44 Sat 13 Sep 2014
Announcing the upcoming Bengour Harvest Festival, with Teddy 'Beng', are Daniel O'Brien, left, and Tim O'Driscoll, festival committe secretary.

The corn is cut and there's even a giant teddy made from the bales adorning the N22 at Lissarda for Kerry/Cork motorists.

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