PICTURE GALLERY: Out and about in West Cork

November 14th, 2021 8:00 PM

Work diaries belonging to Michael Collins were this week presented to Taoiseach Micheál Martin by members of the Collins family. From left: Helen Collins, Elizabeth O’Sullivan, Maurice Collins, Mary Burke, Catherine McKenna and Anne Ledwidge. (Photo: Martin Walsh)

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At a book signing for the book State of Emergency at Kerr’s in Clonakilty was Claire Murphy and Mary Quinlan, whose mum Sheila Murphy is featured in the book, with Trish Kerr. (Photo: Denis Boyle)

At a book signing for his book State of Emergency at Kerr’s in Clonakilty was author Richard Chambers with Bishop Paul Colton and his wife Susan. (Photo: Denis Boyle)

Ministers Simon Harris and Michael McGrath visited the Farm Zero C project at Shinagh Estate Bandon this week. With them were Gavin Hunt, project co-ordinator; Emma Sherlock, researcher; Enda Buckley, director of sustainability, Carbery; Kevin O’Connor, Bio Orbic Ireland and Luis Alejandro Vergara, researcher. (Photo: Donie Hurley)

Minister Harris with Jason Hawkins, Carbery, chief executive. (Photo: Donie Hurley)

Lisa and Shane O’Connor, Clonakilty with their dogs Nova (left) and Dudley. (Photo: Martin Walsh)

Ann Marie Horgan with her baby Eli (asleep) and her sister Mary from Clonakilty enjoying the Joe Walsh Walkway. Photo: Martin Walsh. (Photo: Martin Walsh)

Locals Ada Kiely (left) and her brother Oisín sitting pretty in Clonakilty. Photo: Martin Walsh.

The first of the trailed tanker Armer beet harvesters appeared in West Cork in 1968, and pulled one row of beet. Progression over the years led to six -ow harvesters. Dan Joe O’Driscoll of Dangan, Bandon (left), president, West Cork Ploughing Association and Kieran Crowley, Ballinadee, on the land of Liam and Denis Ryan of Burren, Kilbrittain, with one of the first machines in West Cork. (Photo: Gearoid Holland)

At Ballyfeard ploughing match was Liam O’Driscoll from Killbritain, taking part in the reversible class. (Photo: Denis Boyle)


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