In this week's Southern Star

19:15 Wed 27 May 2015

Rave style party for Schull island

Strong local support for Aer Lingus sale to IAG

Mass of the angels for toddler Ben Regan

Kitty's an internet sensation - again

Jason set to paddle with no canoe

Innishannon's Brigid meets Prince Charles

Council needs role in suicide prevention

Skibb Gaelscoil gets go-ahead

Forever home for Gus

FREE guide: 50 Things to do in the Skibbereen area

Jason McAteer to play in Drinagh

Clonakilty footballers shell-shocked!

Skibbereen rowers bidding for European glory

SW hurling championship off to a great start

'We all felt we knew Bill'

Exam Special - eat well, manage stress

Welsh mezzo soprano Katherine Jenkins interviewed





Terelton Community Centre opened two years ago following the setting up of Terelton Friendship Club. Margaret McCarthy is the treasurer and the club's trip organiser. She set up the club having seen the benefits experienced by friends of hers involved in similar groups in Knockavilla, Crookstown and Newcestown. Terelton Friendship Club is now at the core of the Terelton Community Centre's activities.

Published: 12:17 Sat 30 May 2015

The Cope Foundation's Grand Job advocacy campaign is looking for employers to get on board.

Published: 07:10 Sat 30 May 2015
Paddy Hurley

ONE man observed that 'Paddy Hurley was over 6ft and had a towering presence, both in business and in life.' One woman observed that 'he was probably the most amenable man you could ever meet.' Both statements are true and both are a mark of the man who lived well, and died peacefully, at his daughter's home in Nohoval on May 15th last, at the age of 87.

Published: 17:29 Fri 29 May 2015
A Coast Guard helicopter is currently in Castletownbere assisting a HSE ambulance

A local man is in a serious condition in CUH after a fall from scaffolding outside Adrigole.

Published: 15:12 Fri 29 May 2015
A Coast Guard helicopter is currently in Castletownbere assisting a HSE ambulance

A SHANNON SAR helicopter is involved in an airlift near Castletownbere this afternoon.

Published: 12:15 Fri 29 May 2015

A very low key and rather private tribute took place in Baltimore at 2.10pm on Thursday, May 7th - one hundred years to the day that the Lusitania sank.

Published: 07:20 Fri 29 May 2015
Graham Norton

FANS of BBC presenter Graham Norton will probably already be aware that his annual Ahakista quiz night takes place on Friday, July 31st.

Published: 12:14 Thu 28 May 2015

It's all hands on deck once again for the 18th Innishannon Steam and Vintage Rally which will be held on the June Bank Holiday weekend.

Published: 07:25 Thu 28 May 2015
Malin to Mizen

WEST Cork businessman, Michael Minehane, is gearing up to run 15 marathons in 15 days.

Published: 12:40 Wed 27 May 2015

Firefighter Alex O'Shea, who last year set a new Guinness World Record for running a marathon in full firefighting gear, has a new challenge.

Published: 21:18 Tue 26 May 2015

West Cork food blogger Kate Ryan has started guided food tours of the region.

Published: 11:30 Sat 30 May 2015

EXOTIC animals, including snakes, tarantulas and lizards, will be one of the key items of interest at the June Bank Holiday Festival being organised by Castletownbere Development Association.

Published: 22:10 Fri 29 May 2015

Three West Cork TY students were part of the 16 finalists in the 2015 Munster Apprentice Chef Project Final at IT Tralee recently.

Published: 16:50 Fri 29 May 2015

To celebrate National Enterprise Week, the Bank of Ireland in Clonakilty launched a unique event in their branch last week.

Published: 12:25 Fri 29 May 2015

A West Cork judge has criticised one of Europe's largest electrical retailers, claiming it has 'abused its economic power'.

Published: 12:10 Fri 29 May 2015
Jason Coniry

CLONAKILTY resident Jason Coniry will this weekend attempt to become the first person to compete in the Ocean to City race on a stand-up paddle board.

Published: 18:13 Thu 28 May 2015
West Cork sculptor Clodagh Redden installing her bronze and ceramic piece for the sculpture garden at Bloom. (Photo: Emma Jervis)

Solus invites all attendees of Bloom at the Phoenix Park, Dublin to take a bright 'selfie' at the Solus Garden from now until midday Sunday May 31st and upload it to the Solus facebook page #BrightestAtBloom.

Published: 09:59 Thu 28 May 2015

Some blue lines that have appeared in Bantry recently have confused readers who contacted the paper to enquire if the parking spaces were being changed.

Published: 16:05 Wed 27 May 2015

The director general of the Law Society of Ireland will be making the case for the retention of Skibbereen's courthouse when he meets the Minister for Justice this week.

Published: 07:15 Wed 27 May 2015
Darren Lynch

CASTLETOWNBERE'S Development Association has presented the West Cork Municipal District with a shopping list.

Published: 17:59 Tue 26 May 2015
Tragumna beach: bathers advised not to swim until further notice

An advisory notice is being placed at Tragumna beach due to an increase in the levels of bacteria found in the bathing water sample taken on Monday May 25th.


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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