West Cork girls among first to earn Irish Girl Guides’ new engineering badge

3rd April, 2018

Members of Kinsale Guides and St Peter’s Guides, Bandon are among the first girls in Ireland to have earned Irish Girl Guides’ new engineering badge, which was launched last month in partnership with Engineers Ireland. Forty-seven Guides took part in...

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What is GDPR and who does it affect?

3rd April, 2018

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new piece of EU Legislation coming in to effect on 25 May 2018 which will prioritise the rights of the citizen and how their data is used. Data is simply a piece of...

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Kinsale historic map project launched

3rd April, 2018

The ‘Historic Map of Kinsale’ is part of an initiative by Cork County Council to produce a series of maps for the eight historic towns in the West Cork region. It is hoped also to encourage appreciation of the Heritage...

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Dunmanway launches year-long celebration of Sam Maguire

3rd April, 2018

Everyone knows the name of Sam Maguire, Irish patriot and sportsman, and this year Dunmanway wants to introduce you to the man behind the cup on the 90th Anniversary of its first presentation in 1928 to the winners of the...

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Sam Maguire School Tour launched

9th March, 2018

Many people know the name of Sam Maguire, but few know the story of the man behind the cup.  The Sam Maguire School Tour is a partnership between the Church of Ireland in Dunmanway, Co. Cork, where Sam Maguire is...

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Fundraising drive to get Kinsale students to World Robotics Championships to Kentucky

9th March, 2018

After winning the Vex Robotics final, Kinsale Community School is undertaking a massive fundraising drive to take their students to the next level, the World Robotics Championships in Kentucky, USA. VEX Robotics is a programme, which enables students to learn...

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Answer the Call to save lives on March 23

9th March, 2018

Dr. Jason van der Velde of West Cork Rapid Response (WCRR) has now been joined by 12 volunteer emergency responders, each with their own emergency equipment kits, to help cover large areas of our rural community. Each kit costs €6,000...

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Clonakilty students return from trip of a lifetime to rural Malawi

9th March, 2018

Three teenagers from a Clonakilty school got up close to some of the biggest challenges affecting people in rural Africa, during a schools study visit to Malawi, this month. The girls, from Sacred Heart, Clonakilty, travelled with their teacher as...

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