On Thursday, April 2nd The Southern Star will publish a fantastic Easter Home and Garden supplement with lots of ideas and info on revamping your home and getting the most from your garden in 2015. Don't miss it!

All hail Clonakilty as they are crowned South West U21 A football champions for the third year in a row.

Published: 16:45 Sun 29 Mar 2015

A Kinsale student, who was part of a team that won two major science prizes, donated part of her prize money to save the life of a baby girl in Ukraine.

Published: 07:18 Sun 29 Mar 2015
A 'river' runs through the gaps in the pier wall on Cape Clear

A 175-year-old pier on Cape Clear island has what looks like a river running through it.

Published: 15:05 Sat 28 Mar 2015

Sinn Fein Cllr Rachel McCarthy has said that the other parties on Cork County Council don't care about the savage 70% cut to Leader Programme funding for the region.

Published: 07:20 Sat 28 Mar 2015

If 'Junk Kouture' is the name of the game, then three Transition Year students in Colaiste na Toirbhirte, Bandon are making a rubbish name for themselves.

Leaghanorah Carroll, Orla Coffey and Sarah Crowley

Published: 16:05 Fri 27 Mar 2015
Graham Dwyer is on trial for the murder of Elaine O'Hara

Bandon man Graham Dwyer has been found guilty of the murder of childcare worker Elaine O'Hara in 2012.

Published: 12:11 Fri 27 Mar 2015
Emergency services in Ballinspittle following this morning's 'explosion'. (Photo: Courtesy Paul Byrne, TV3)

Emergency services are in Ballinspittle following a gas explosion in a commercial premises in the village.

Published: 07:29 Fri 27 Mar 2015
De Danann

Ballydehob can look forward to a bumper weekend of traditional Irish music, song, dance and entertainment as part of the ninth annual Ballydehob Traditional Music Festival, which will take place in the village this weekend.

Published: 21:55 Thu 26 Mar 2015
Ian Bailey

The jury hearing Ian Bailey's civil action for damages over the conduct of the Garda investigation into the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier were sent away while legal issues in the case were addressed.

Published: 15:53 Thu 26 Mar 2015
Slow Down

An Garda Siochana will conduct an intensive national speed enforcement operation for a 24-hour period from 07.00 hrs on Friday 27th to 07.00 hrs on Saturday, March 28th.

Published: 07:20 Thu 26 Mar 2015
Sheep's Head Way

WEST Cork-based Atlantic Sea Kayaking was named as outright winner of the Irish Responsible Tourism Awards in Dublin recently.

Published: 12:50 Sun 29 Mar 2015

Several major events to mark the centenary of O'Donovan Rossa's death will take place in West Cork this summer.

Published: 22:16 Sat 28 Mar 2015

The clocks go forward by one hour this Sunday morning, as Spring Time comes in. At 1am on Sunday 29th March, remember to forward your clocks by an hour, to 2am.

Published: 11:50 Sat 28 Mar 2015

A simulated road traffic accident collision exercise took place recently at Skibbereen Fire Station to highlight the dangers students will face on the roads.

Published: 22:05 Fri 27 Mar 2015
David Puttnam talks technology with Cappabue pupils Hannah Campbell and Bonnie Dale

To the delight of 29 movie-mad students at Cappabue NS, Lord David Puttnam gave generously of his time when he visited Kealkil to unveil their Digital School of Distinction.

Published: 15:50 Fri 27 Mar 2015

Members of Cork West Civil Defence were recently trained up as Swift Water and Flood Water First Responders to Rescue 3 International standard.

Published: 11:55 Fri 27 Mar 2015

Lady luck is certainly shining on Skibbereen as once again the West Cork town can lay claim to another Euro Millions win.

Published: 23:52 Thu 26 Mar 2015

Skibbereen's Community Orchard is celebrating its fifth anniversary this month.

Published: 17:40 Thu 26 Mar 2015
Graham Dwyer: on trial for the murder of childcare worker Elaine O'Hara, which he denies

The jury in the Graham Dwyer murder trial have been told they can only convict him if they are satisfied he stabbed Elaine O'Hara to death in pursuit of sexual gratification.

Published: 11:43 Thu 26 Mar 2015

Minister Paschal Donohoe was in Inchydoney today to attend a meeting on the future of Cork Airport.

Published: 22:20 Wed 25 Mar 2015

Saving Rural Ireland is something that needs to be written into national policy.


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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