Features

Yoga helping refugees

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Posted on: 7th March, 2017 in Features

West Cork yoga teachers Claire Osborne and Bella Hancock will be returning to the Middle East with the Yoga Mandela Project in March, where they will be offering yoga classes and yoga therapy in refugee communities. The Yoga Mandela Project...

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Cosima spreads her wings in Junk Kouture

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Posted on: 7th March, 2017 in Features

Sixteen-year-old Cosima Augustin, a home-schooled student living between Clonakilty and Rosscarbery, is among 80 young designers to have reached the South Regional Final of the Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture 2017 competition, taking place at University Concert Hall Limerick on...

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Living life with ovarian cancer

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Posted on: 6th February, 2017 in Features

Four years ago, life for Catherine Kingston and her family changed forever when, age 62, Catherine was diagnosed with advanced stage (Stage III) ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer is the fourth most common female cancer for women in Ireland. Approximately 350...

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New community music library opening at Lisheens

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Posted on: 6th February, 2017 in Features

A new listening and lending music library will be officially opening at Lisheens House training and support centre, Ilen Street, Skibbereen in February. Over 1800 donated classical music CDs will form the backbone of the new library, which will also...

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Long distance romance turns to marriage

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Posted on: 6th February, 2017 in Features

For February’s ‘Love is in the Air’ Feature Donna O’Neill from Clonakilty spoke to Mary O’Brien about her upcoming wedding plans. Donna and Mark Maguire, a native of Courtmacsherry, plan to tie the knot on September 21 and have booked Garryvoe...

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Navigating the CAO system

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Posted on: 17th January, 2017 in Features

How can you choose one career path or course when there is such a huge choice available? Carol McCarthy of West Cork Guidance says this wide choice should be viewed as an advantage, an opportunity to pursue whatever you want,...

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Ronan Collins plays in aid of the ‘Ethiopia Deaf Project’

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Posted on: 17th January, 2017 in Features

Ronan Collins will play the Celtic Ross Hotel in Rosscarbery on Saturday, February 11. The show, which is in aid of the ‘Ethiopia Deaf Project’, will feature showband hits from all the greats like Dickie Rock and The Miami, Brendan...

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Ripples of good

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Posted on: 17th January, 2017 in Features

Each New Year brings with it a great opportunity for change and I for one am hopeful that 2017 will be an improvement on the year that went before it! As unfortunate as it was unpleasant though, even the unexpected...

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