A 'MAZE of maize' is how it's being described - a huge eight acre field sure to bring lots of fun and excitement to West Cork this summer.

Published: 09:27 Sat 26 Jul 2014

VERY often self-righteous EU leaders ooze such hypocrisy that their statements acquire a disturbing, surreal quality.

Published: 22:03 Fri 25 Jul 2014
Minister Coveney with club commodore Joan Collins

BALTIMORE'S 400,000 redeveloped sailing club was officially opened by Minister Simon Coveney at the weekend.

Published: 12:00 Fri 25 Jul 2014
Schull playground has been closed at its busiest time.

SCHULL residents are furious this week that access to the town's playground has been blocked by the Council

Published: 23:54 Thu 24 Jul 2014
Hungarian bothers Levente and Attila Magyar, above, with their leather bags made from Astrid sails.

MAMUKKO, the Kinsale-based designer duo, have launched their exclusive limited edition Astrid Tallship life raft range of bags

Published: 14:47 Thu 24 Jul 2014
Clon Street

CLONAKILTY has topped a poll of searches for coastal towns on a popular website.

Published: 12:01 Thu 24 Jul 2014
Doors closed at Berehaven Credit Union yesterday.

THERE is widespread shock in Beara this week at the news that a liquidator has been appointed to Berehaven Credit Union

Published: 08:44 Thu 24 Jul 2014
ed harper

THIS year marks the 35th anniversary of Ed Harper's goat farm on Cape Clear Island.


Published: 07:53 Wed 23 Jul 2014
john kelly

JOHN Kelly the Irish, Australian and British artist is exhibiting at Doswell Gallery in Rosscarbery.

Published: 12:33 Tue 22 Jul 2014

It's been through a few tough years, but now the stylish town is ready to be revitalised by a new injection of visitors, writes Nick Bramhill

Published: 17:14 Mon 21 Jul 2014
Dunmanway Retail Group

WEDNESDAY last, July 16th, saw the completion of the Cork County Council's Beacon Retail Programme for fifteen Dunmanway retailers.

Published: 08:13 Sat 26 Jul 2014
Sarah is the first Traveller contestant in Miss Ireland.

'IF you are shy or ashamed, you will starve to death,' are the wise words that famous Irish musician and seancha Pecker Dunne gave to his daughter Sarah Jane Dunne.

Published: 17:13 Fri 25 Jul 2014

A LOCAL pub in Clondrohid has taken a firm stand against racism.

Published: 07:10 Fri 25 Jul 2014

Mad Pride Ireland has announced that its Free Family Fun Day - to promote mental health awareness - will take place in the playground in Skibbereen on Sunday, July 27th from 1pm to 5pm.

Published: 20:25 Thu 24 Jul 2014

BANTRY firm Keohane Seafoods celebrated two hugely successful years in business with a midsummer party and BBQ at their shop at the Food Emporium at Kinsale Road roundabout last week.

Published: 12:24 Thu 24 Jul 2014
Published: 11:43 Thu 24 Jul 2014
Drinagh logo

Drinagh's EuroSpar store in Skibbereen will celebrate its new-look supermarket with a Food Fair for customers today.

Published: 21:02 Wed 23 Jul 2014
Cara House

THE announcement of €120,000 Lottery funding for Cara House in Skibbereen has been welcomed.

Published: 19:59 Tue 22 Jul 2014
Tragumna Island

The fifth annual Tragumna Island Swim will take place this Saturday, July 26th. This year's swim is in aid of development works in Tragumna, which suffered a lot of damage after the recent storms.

Published: 07:34 Tue 22 Jul 2014
Tomasz Madajczak at his exhibition 'All the Places I Call Home' in Skibbereen.

A camera can be a hugely powerful chronicler of the past, artist Tomasz Madajczak tells Siobhn Cronin

Published: 12:37 Mon 21 Jul 2014
Ailis McCarthy with some of her delicious treats at The Coffee Dock at Garretstown beach.

Liz Dunphy took time to chat to this summer's mobile caterers at the popular beach


Southern Star Poll

Will Dr Reilly’s Universal Health Care proposals work?


Published: 17:22 Wed 27 Feb 2013

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