Have your say in shaping the future of Clonakilty

13th November, 2017

Have you ever wondered what Clonakilty looks like in 3D? Well now’s your chance. On Sunday, November 19 from 9am until 1.30pm after months of painting and constructing models, the town of Clonakilty will come to life in a large...

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Dursey Island project passes first phase in Failte Ireland’s Grant Scheme

13th November, 2017

A new project aimed at increasing tourism in Dursey Island and West Cork has passed the first phase in Failte Ireland’s Grant Scheme for Large Tourism Projects. Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Declan Hurley commented “I am looking...

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Minister Ring visits superb rural initiatives in West Cork

13th November, 2017

On November 1 the Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring TD visited rural initiatives in the West Cork communities of Skibbereen, Drinagh, Clonakilty and Bandon, focussing on projects which have been allocated funding through the Town and Village...

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West Cork farms celebrated at Milk Awards

13th November, 2017

The NDC and Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards has awarded the country’s top prize for best quality milk to John and Maria Walsh, from Co Tipperary, who supply their milk to Dairygold Co-op. West Cork farms also celebrated in the awards...

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Issue of childcare a major concern for 72 per cent of female entrepreneurs

9th October, 2017

Research findings based on a sample of 150 business women conducted by the Local Enterprise Offices in Cork and Kerry has found that childcare is among the biggest barriers for women starting their own business. It found that more than...

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Rain, slurry deadlines and housing

9th October, 2017

Bursts of heavy rain over the last month has seen grazing conditions across the country compounded with cattle housed in parts. Farmers in West Cork recorded between 40mm and 50mm of rainfall on Tuesday, September 26. In Bantry, some 56mm...

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Celtic Ross Hotel awarded AA Rosette for Culinary Excellence

9th October, 2017

The Kingfisher Bar and Bistro at the Celtic Ross Hotel, Rosscarbery, under Head Chef Alex Petit, has received an AA Award for Culinary Excellence. The AA has been awarding Rosettes since 1955. This scheme is an award, not a classification,...

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St. Joseph’s in Clonakilty looks back on 50 years of educating young girls

9th October, 2017

On Thursday, October 19, St. Joseph’s Girls NS, Clonakilty will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a special mass in Clonakilty Parish Church at 10am, celebrated by Mons. O’Driscoll. Following mass, a general invitation is issued to past pupils, and anyone...

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