In this week's Southern Star...

19:00 Wed 22 Apr 2015

Ballydehob Community Council facing chaos

Firemen under pressure

TV boss fears for future of Cork Airport

Sandy proposal gets right answer

President to visit Clonakilty

Re-enactment of Lusitania rescue

The incredible life of Sr Kate McCarthy

Style Spotting in West Cork - 4-page fashion special

Cultivating a new vision for the Mizen

Dunmanway Town capture mygaff.ie Cup

O'Driscoll: We don't fear Dubs

Who will top Junior A football chart?

Big boost for coastal rowing

Deasy delivers in Kingdom


Firemen under pressure

20:15 Sat 25 Apr 2015

WEST Cork fire fighting crews were up against it on Sunday night with almost every service pressed into action.


Published: 17:30 Sat 25 Apr 2015
News

The Referendum Commission stated clearly that that the Marriage Equality Referendum is solely about who can marry, said Director of Elections for the Fine Gael Yes campaign, Minister Simon Coveney, TD,

Published: 07:25 Sat 25 Apr 2015
Dee Forbes

WEST Cork and the Wild Atlantic Way would be devastated by the loss of Cork airport, a major European TV executive said last week.

Published: 18:16 Fri 24 Apr 2015
Fiona Corcoran: her work in Chernobyl continues

This weekend marks the 29th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster. Fountainstown native Fiona Corcoran describes the ongoing devastation in the contaminated and impoverished areas near the site.

Published: 16:10 Fri 24 Apr 2015
Kilmeen Group

A MASSIVE Spring clean-up of roadside litter from the Ballygurteen, Bealad and Rossmore areas has now been successfully completed by the members of Kilmeen and Castleventry Community Development Association.

Published: 12:20 Fri 24 Apr 2015
Special Olympics

The eircom Special Olympics collection day had an on-street celebration on Cork's Patrick Street today.

Published: 07:14 Fri 24 Apr 2015
Graham Dwyer

'I don't know what's up with him,' said Mr Justice Tony Hunt when imposing the mandatory life sentence on Graham Dwyer for the murder of Elaine O'Hara, saying it was a sentence 'he richly deserves.'

Published: 18:18 Thu 23 Apr 2015
The Radisson in Little Island will host the awards

The Blacknight SME Awards, the most inclusive business awards for SMEs on the island of Ireland, are hosting their final in the Radisson Blu Hotel in Little Island on Saturday night, April 25th.

Published: 07:35 Thu 23 Apr 2015
Shoeniversity

Bantry-based shoe company Shoeniversity have been named as finalists in the new National Tourism Industry Awards.

Published: 07:15 Wed 22 Apr 2015
News

West Cork's crown in whiskey making is set to be restored with the recent launch of a new Hyde single malt Irish whiskey that is matured in Skibbereen.

Published: 17:44 Tue 21 Apr 2015
News

Concerned farmers have reached the halfway mark in their quest to raise 100,000 to mount a legal challenge against what they consider excessive single farm payment (SFP) penalties.

Published: 12:35 Sat 25 Apr 2015
Greg Bernis

AS commemorations begin to mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Lusitania off the Old Head of Kinsale, a diver associated with the wreck said they are 'being stifled by rules and regulations' that prevent them from exploring the wreck and retrieving significant artefacts.

Published: 22:15 Fri 24 Apr 2015
Michael D. Higgins

UACHTARN na hireann, Michel D hUignn, has accepted an invitation from the brd bainistochta of Gaelscoil Mhichl U Choilein, Clonakilty, to visit the school on June 11th next.

Published: 16:55 Fri 24 Apr 2015
Mizen Tourism

A PLAN to develop a single Mizen Peninsula brand, promote economic diversification and establish a formal network of historical assets for increased tourism was launched at the Mizen Head Visitor Centre.

Published: 14:20 Fri 24 Apr 2015
St. Brendan

CORK County Council workers removed the St Brendan statue from the Square in Bantry earlier this week because of safety concerns.

Published: 10:42 Fri 24 Apr 2015
summer camps 2015 promo

If you want to get involved in our Summer Camps for Kids feature next week, give us a call.

Published: 22:12 Thu 23 Apr 2015
Simon Coveney

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, has announced that the preliminary output estimate for the end of the final milk quota year is that Ireland will finish 4.34% over quota.

Published: 13:56 Thu 23 Apr 2015
Kilmeen

Kilmeen Drama Group are bringing their award-winning production of 'Death and the Maiden' to The Everyman in Cork on Monday next, 27th, for one night only.

 

Published: 12:35 Wed 22 Apr 2015
Coachford Active Retirement Association members participating in a recent PALS exercise class at Coachford GAA hall.

There aren't enough days in the week for a busy group of retirees in the Coachford area

Published: 22:03 Tue 21 Apr 2015
News

Clonakilty Bank of Ireland branch hosted an agri-business seminar in Fernhill House Hotel on Tuesday evening under the theme of 'Preparing for growth, planning for success'.

Published: 12:25 Tue 21 Apr 2015
News

Macroom, Bandon, Kinsale, Carrigaline and Innishannon are among the worst blackspots in West Cork for unfinished or 'ghost' estates, according to the Housing Agency.

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Published: 17:22 Wed 27 Feb 2013

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