Global Shares to create 80 new jobs

3rd August, 2017

West Cork based Global Shares, a leading global provider of share plan administration software, share-dealing, global custody and financial reporting tools has this week announced the creation of a further 80 new jobs due to rapid global expansion, bringing its...

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Ford 100 Fest on Ford family farm to mark 100 years of Ford in Ireland

3rd August, 2017

The West Cork Vintage Ploughing and Threshing Association’s Ford 100 Fest will take place on the ancestral home-farm of Henry Ford at Crohane, Ballinascarthy on Sunday, August 27. Billed as a great day out for the whole family, the event...

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A Taste of West Cork Food Festival launches delectable programme

3rd August, 2017

Variety is the spice of life, and it is a spice that this year’s A Taste of West Cork Food Festival has in abundance! With 33 guest chefs, and a plethora of events for families, friends, couples, and food-lovers alike,...

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Healing with a harp

3rd August, 2017

Anja Bakker, also called The Flauting Harper, has just finished compiling her album, ‘Of Ballads and Bunting’, a selection of ancient music of Ireland based on the Cairde na Cuirte publications, the Bunting Collection and the Woolsley edition of 1973....

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Plan the perfect wedding day at the Fota Island Resort Wedding Forum

4th July, 2017

An invaluable resource for those tying the knot, the next Fota Island Resort Wedding Forum on Thursday, July 13 at 6.30pm presents every possible service and suggestion for your big day – all taking place in the stunning surroundings of Fota...

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Clutching at straws for Coalition

4th July, 2017

To use an old cliché, unless you have been living under a rock, by now you’ll have learned that Theresa May’s Conservative government and the Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland have decided to form a coalition government. I’ve written...

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Lee’s and Nils: West Cork clubs in the city

4th July, 2017

Gaelic football in Cork has always been strongest in the west of the rebel county while hurling claimed dominance in the city, but in the late 19th century, two football clubs with a West Cork flavour sprung up on the...

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The walk of a lifetime

29th June, 2017

The Camino de Santiago (the Way of St. James) is a large network of ancient pilgrim routes stretching right across Europe and attracting hundreds and thousands of walkers each year. Some complete the entire route in 30 or 40 days,...

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