News

Courtmacsherry Community Shop and Celtic Ross announced as finalists in Awards

Posted on: 17th January, 2017 in News

It has been an extraordinary year for entries for the Community and Council Awards 2017 with over 200 nominations received and over 120 entries shortlisted across the 22 categories. Courtmacsherry Community Shop has been shortlisted under the Best Community Based...

Read Full Article

Go for Life Grant success for older people

Posted on: 17th January, 2017 in News

In December, a total of 117 groups in Cork, including a number from West Cork, were awarded grants to fund physical activity for older people (aged over 50). The Go for Life Grant Scheme from Age and Opportunity and Sport...

Read Full Article

€6.25 million on offer to West Cork communities through LEADER

WESTCORKLEADERMapZones-01

Posted on: 17th January, 2017 in Headlines

With €5 million on offer in LEADER funding across West Cork from 2016 – 2020, co-financed by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development with an additional €1.25 million provided by Cork County Council’s Community Development Initiative Fund, now is...

Read Full Article

Navigating the CAO system

carol mccarthy

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,...

Read Full Article

Binoculars at the ready for dawn to dusk bird race

SC - NJM

Posted on: 17th January, 2017 in Headlines

On Sunday January 29, the West Cork Branch of Birdwatch Ireland will hold a dawn to dusk bird race.  Teams of four people will spend the day racing around a defined area  – stretching from Ring Pier in the east...

Read Full Article

West Cork youth honoured at Garda Youth Awards

garda-2

Posted on: 5th December, 2016 in Headlines

An assembled audience in excess of 250 guests gathered at the West Cork Hotel in Skibbereen on Friday, November 25 to laud the 22 award winners at the 21st West Cork Garda Youth Awards, in association with SuperValu. Chief Superintendent...

Read Full Article

Sam Maguire Tourism Trail awarded €47,500 grant

Posted on: 5th December, 2016 in News

A Sam Maguire Tourism Trail for Dunmanway has been awarded a grant of €47,500 under the 2016 Town and Village Renewal Scheme. Welcoming the announcement, Dunmanway based independent county councilor, Declan Hurley said, “A Sam Maguire Tourism Trail, depicting the...

Read Full Article

Flying Doctor Service for Munster will serve over one million people

REPRO FREE
Provision 101116
Flying Doctor Service for Munster
Air Ambulance Initiative to Serve 1 Million People
John Kearney (left), co-founder of Irish Community Air Ambulance pictured with Medical and Flight crew at Cork Airport yest. 
A new initiative which has the ability to save countless lives in its first 12 months of service has been announced. Based out of Cork Airport, Irish Community Air Ambulance will provide a vital lifesaving service to the greater Munster area, offering fast access to advanced clinical interventions at the roadside by highly trained pre-hospital emergency care physicians. 
Pic Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Posted on: 5th December, 2016 in Headlines

A new initiative, which has the ability to save countless lives in its first 12 months of service, has been announced for Munster. Based out of Cork Airport, Irish Community Air Ambulance will provide a vital lifesaving service to the...

Read Full Article

Top