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In the last article in our seasonal series on the coastal villages and towns of West Cork, we find business people admitting that the good weather, slight pick-up in the economy, and a 'can do' attitude, have all helped to give the region a very good summer.
By Siobhan Cronin
A SEEMINGLY defaced sign for the Wild Atlantic Way (WAW) in Ballydehob is part of a 'snagging list' by Failte Ireland, The Southern Star has been told.
The sign, which is at the junction of the main N71 to Bantry and Main Street in the village, has both the 'S' for South and 'N' for North scratched out.
By Sarah Canty
WEST CORK was well represented among the top prizes at the fifth annual Redhead Convention in Crosshaven at the weekend. The new King and Queen of the Redheads were named as Gary Fitzgibbons from Crosshaven and Laura-May Keohane from Kinsale. Nicole White from Clonakilty won the prize for 'most freckles per square inch' at the popular event, founded by local woman Joleen Cronin.
WEST Cork foodies will be out in force for the Electric Picnic music festival this year.
Now in its fourth year, located in the Mindfield arena of Electric Picnic at Stradbally, Co Laois from Aug 29-31, the 'Theatre of Food' returns with its best ever line-up of chefs, writers, thinkers, artisans, brewers, bakers, and food heroes.
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