Schull Garda Station wins ‘Leading Light in Road Safety’ award from Road Safety Authority

15th January, 2018

Schull Garda Station has been awarded a Road Safety Authority Leading Lights award for 2017. The award was presented to Gardaí from the station by the RSA chairperson Liz O’Donnell at the RSA’s 10th annual ‘Leading Lights in Road Safety’...

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Go quackers at the 2018 West Cork Bird Race

15th January, 2018

On Sunday, January 28, the West Cork Branch of Birdwatch Ireland will hold its annual dawn to dusk bird race. Teams of four people will spend the day racing around the defined race area trying to record as many species...

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Bandon in danger of losing its youth café

15th January, 2018

Bandon is in danger of losing its youth café if more young people don’t support it. Funky Fish youth café manager Keith Kingston is appealing to Bandon teenagers to use this valuable asset so they don’t lose it. “If you...

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Local professionals invited to Anam Cara information pack launch

15th January, 2018

Anam Cara, the organisation that supports bereaved parents, will hold an official West Cork Launch of their Information Pack on Tuesday, January 23 in the Maritime Hotel, Bantry at 11am. This event seeks to introduce local professionals such as nurses,...

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Bandon Transport and Public Realm Enhancement Plan shortlisted for Irish Planning Awards

15th January, 2018

Cork County Council’s Transport and Public Realm Enhancement Plan (TPREP) for Bandon has been shortlisted in two categories at the upcoming Irish Planning Institute Awards.  The awards, now in their 10th year, highlight innovation and achievement on both a national...

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Christmas on the beat

11th December, 2017

Christmas is one of the busiest times of year for An Garda Síochána, a fact that many tend to forget, including our own government who made the decision to cancel Garda overtime this Christmas. Inevitably there is an increase in...

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Clonakilty town aims to get snowed under with the return of the Clonakilty Christmas Express

11th December, 2017

Members of the local community have launched the Clonakilty Christmas Express together with the Clonakilty Chamber of Commerce and the Model Railway Village, celebrating the return of the magical train journey. The Clonakilty Christmas Express transported in excess of 1500...

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On call for Christmas

11th December, 2017

People don’t stop getting sick or having medical emergencies just because it’s Christmas so of course doctors don’t stop working. Dr Brian Carey, Consultant Geriatrician at Bantry General Hospital is one such physician who will be spending much of the...

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