Exactly 30 years after the Air India disaster, Brian Moore talks to a heartbroken father who makes the annual trip to the tiny village that remembers his two sons, who lost their lives that day

Published: 21:35 Tue 30 Jun 2015
The area, near the Beacon (headland on left) where the incident occured

Two people have been drowned and a third person is missing off the West Cork coast this evening.

Published: 07:10 Tue 30 Jun 2015

Fine Gael TD for Cork South West, Noel Harrington, has said the demand is now for next generation broadband.

Published: 16:30 Mon 29 Jun 2015
The committee at the newly restored monument

Reenascreena will honour the centenary of the death of O'REENASCREENADonovan Rossa with a series of events throughout July.

Published: 11:46 Mon 29 Jun 2015

Is the Pope a communist?

Published: 12:45 Sun 28 Jun 2015
Poor Broadband

A CORK businessman has said Cork will be left behind if it doesn't get total coverage for high speed broadband by 2020. And he has called on every TD in the county to get behind his campaign.

Published: 07:20 Sun 28 Jun 2015

The 'Jersey Shore 5K Fun Walk' is taking place again this year on July 10th, and is organised by the Rosscarbery Ladies Football club.

Published: 16:50 Sat 27 Jun 2015
Air India

FRIENDS, old and new, gathered on Tuesday morning on a very special piece of land overlooking the still waters of Dunmanus Bay, to remember and pray for the victims of Air India flight 182.

Published: 11:09 Sat 27 Jun 2015
Union Hall lifeboat

Union Hall RNLI rescued five men on Friday evening when their yacht got into danger of hitting rocks off the coast of West Cork.

Published: 22:05 Fri 26 Jun 2015

Despite it raining outside, I can't help but feel the excitement of the hot summer days and warm nights ahead. Nothing beats a barbecue with family and friends - kicking the ball around the back yard with the kids, and all the time the meat is cooking on the open grill.

Published: 10:00 Fri 26 Jun 2015

A Bantry student has taken third place as part of a UCC team at the International Graduate Competition in Montral, Canada.

Published: 07:25 Tue 30 Jun 2015
Jim Daly

PLANS for an 'outdoor pursuits hub' in West Cork are progressing, according to Deputy Jim Daly, Cork South West Fine Gael TD.

Published: 17:20 Mon 29 Jun 2015
Jack O'Connell

A COUPLE who were featured in The Southern Star recently, due to the theft of phone wires from their home, have expressed their frustration with the lack of any official response.

Published: 12:40 Mon 29 Jun 2015
Ghost Hunter

A GROUP of Cork ghost hunters are asking the public for their help in identifying a mysterious figure in a photograph taken in Timoleague recently.

Published: 07:20 Mon 29 Jun 2015
Alan Coleman

OUTGOING County Mayor Cllr Alan Coleman may be about to resign from the Fianna Fil party in Cork South West.

Published: 07:20 Sun 28 Jun 2015
Alannah Hopkin

KINSALE-based author and journalist Alannah Hopkin will present the story of a remarkable Cork woman Ethel Boole as part of this year's Mother Jones festival in Cork.

Published: 22:05 Sat 27 Jun 2015
Clona Bikes

CLONAKILTY is a town of firsts and now it has become the first town in Ireland to have its own bike hire scheme, which is set to prove very popular with both locals and visitors alike.

Published: 12:50 Sat 27 Jun 2015

Agricuture, Food and Marine Minister Simon Coveney has launched a public consultation on a draft plan for aquaculture.

Published: 07:50 Sat 27 Jun 2015

Richard Connell lives and works on his family farm in Toormore, near Goleen with his wife, Violet, and their three children, Aran, 23, Darryl, 20, and 16-year-old Inez.

Published: 12:46 Fri 26 Jun 2015

Many farmers in disadvantaged areas who have had very little money in their direct payments since 2013 are getting 'no joy' from the recent clarifications and changes to the application process.

Published: 07:15 Fri 26 Jun 2015
Ericka and Harry

A DUNMANWAY garden that featured on the popular Sky TV programme, Show Me Your Garden, will be open to the public on Sunday, July 12th, as part of a fundraising initiative for the Just One charity.


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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