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Kinsale historic map project launched

Posted on: 3rd April, 2018 in Headlines

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

Posted on: 3rd April, 2018 in Headlines

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

Posted on: 9th March, 2018 in News

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

Posted on: 9th March, 2018 in Headlines

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

Posted on: 9th March, 2018 in Headlines

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

Posted on: 9th March, 2018 in Headlines

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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Clonakilty Fairtrade Fortnight celebrates 15 years

Posted on: 6th February, 2018 in Headlines

International Fairtrade Fortnight (when the public is asked to think about and support FT products when shopping), takes place from February 26 to March 11 this year. Clonakilty is Ireland’s first Fairtrade town, and will celebrate it’s 15th anniversary since...

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€44 million to improve Cork roads

Posted on: 6th February, 2018 in Headlines

Local and regional roads in Cork are set for a significant funding injection, with €44 million being allocated to Cork County. Cork based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, welcomed the announcement and said: “I was delighted to see Cork receive...

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