In this week's Southern Star...

19:10 Wed 17 Dec 2014

Tragic homeless man was Skibbereen native; Durrus landmark shop closes its doors this month; Pensioner says men came to evict her; Pop band made Rosy's final wish come true; Louise O'Keeffe critical of State's plan for abuse victims; Glandore Inn opens under new owners; Mixed reaction to new fish quotas; Author recalls Whiddy disaster; Ian Bailey case continues; Interview with Cork hurling manager Jimmy Barry-Murphy; New award to be presented at West Cork Sports Award night in January; Skibbereen record impressive away win in Munster Junior League; Picture special from Carbery minor hurling medal presentation night


IRISH Professor of Poetry, Paula Meehan, will be in Castletownbere on Friday night next to launch a single which has been adapted from one of her poems.


Published: 15:36 Thu 18 Dec 2014
Rosy Ibotson

THE mother of a brave 12-year-old West Cork girl who lost her battle with cancer last week, said her daughter was thrilled to receive a message from her pop idols the night before she died.

Published: 09:11 Thu 18 Dec 2014
Lisheen NS CD cover

RENOWNED American singer songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter gave a great thrill to the kids of Lisheen National School this week, when she re-tweeted a link to their video.

Published: 12:05 Wed 17 Dec 2014

THE first briefing by the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) was hosted by O'Connor Pyne & Co last week at the recently reopened Kingsley Hotel, in Cork.

Published: 21:50 Tue 16 Dec 2014
Moira and Denis Deasy

IT drew more than 2,000 visitors and raised nearly 5,000 for charity - but now, say organisers, it's time to change.

Published: 11:50 Tue 16 Dec 2014
Allihies Hall is to get funding from the National Lottery

TWO local groups are to receive funds through National Lottery Funding.

Published: 21:50 Mon 15 Dec 2014
Gorta

THE chief executive of one of Ireland's leading charities has paid tribute to a West Cork woman whose efforts contributed hundreds of thousands to end hunger and poverty in the Developing World.

Published: 15:17 Mon 15 Dec 2014
Magic of Kinsale

IF you're feeling homesick for Kinsale this Christmas, this probably won't help!

Published: 07:25 Mon 15 Dec 2014
Pat and Dan: Clancy Bros tribute show next week.

FANS of the Clancy brothers and Tommy Makem will be delighted with the latest fundraising event in the Jeep for Jason fundraising drive.

Published: 19:59 Sun 14 Dec 2014
Cork GAA crest

Opening round draw of the 2015 Cork intermediate hurling championship.

Published: 19:39 Sun 14 Dec 2014
Eugene Desmond

Defeated 2014 Cork PIHC finalists Newcestown will take on Tracton in the first round of the 2015 championship.

Published: 12:47 Thu 18 Dec 2014
Enable Ireland

ENABLE Ireland's charity shops in Cork are appealing for donations of quality women, mens and children's clothing, bric-a-brac, accessories, toys, books and DVDs.

Published: 07:30 Thu 18 Dec 2014
Garda

For most people the Christmas period is an enjoyable and festive season.

Published: 07:30 Wed 17 Dec 2014
Cian Murphy, owner of Chart Datum handmade wood charts, which is based in Castletownbere. (Photo: Emma Jervis Photography)

A NEW Castletownbere-based business has the world at its feet with its crafted wooden charts.

Published: 16:45 Tue 16 Dec 2014
Kids enjoying the MPT classes on a Saturday morning in UCC

Each Saturday morning, over 80 young enthusiasts head to UCC to learn how to code, on the course that led to Coder Dojo's creation.

Published: 07:20 Tue 16 Dec 2014
Catherine Fennell, Codladh Samh, (Best Presentation) with Dee Mangan of the Kinsale Leather Company, (Best Business Opportunity) and Jennifer Erin Lee, photographic artist, (Best Stand) at the PINC awards at the Rubicon Centre at CIT. (Photo: Neil Danton)

A KINSALE business woman has won an award for her innovative design.

Published: 16:50 Mon 15 Dec 2014
O' Keeffe

CAMPAIGNER for victims of sexual abuse Louise O'Keeffe was among those honoured at this year's People of the Year Awards.

Published: 11:50 Mon 15 Dec 2014
Cork Airport

FIANNA Fil Leader Michel Martin has said Cork Airport is at a major disadvantage, losing passengers and money, as a result of Government policy decisions.

Published: 21:50 Sun 14 Dec 2014
Garry O'Donovan, IT Dept, Cork County Council with Trevor Collins and County Mayor Alan Coleman. (Photo: Denis Boyle)

TWO West Cork teachers have issued an SOS to large firms planning to upgrade their IT systems in a bid to help out schools which need good quality IT computers.

Published: 19:51 Sun 14 Dec 2014

Some interesting ties in the opening round of the 2015 Cork Intermediate Football Championship.

Published: 19:32 Sun 14 Dec 2014
Cork PIFC

First and second round draws for the 2015 Cork premier intermediate football championship were made today.

 

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Published: 17:22 Wed 27 Feb 2013

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