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Bandon Transport and Public Realm Enhancement Plan shortlisted for Irish Planning Awards

Posted on: 15th January, 2018 in News

Cork County Council’s Transport and Public Realm Enhancement Plan (TPREP) for Bandon has been shortlisted in two categories at the upcoming Irish Planning Institute Awards.  The awards, now in their 10th year, highlight innovation and achievement on both a national...

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Ye Vagabonds on Ye Vagabonds

Posted on: 11th December, 2017 in News

In the brief three years since forming folk act Ye Vagabonds, brothers Brían and Diarmuid Mac Gloinn have become very well-accustomed to West Cork. They’ve played local many times, usually nestled in between major international support slots for the likes...

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Christmas on the beat

Posted on: 11th December, 2017 in Features

Christmas is one of the busiest times of year for An Garda Síochána, a fact that many tend to forget, including our own government who made the decision to cancel Garda overtime this Christmas. Inevitably there is an increase in...

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Clonakilty town aims to get snowed under with the return of the Clonakilty Christmas Express

Posted on: 11th December, 2017 in Arts & Entertainment

Members of the local community have launched the Clonakilty Christmas Express together with the Clonakilty Chamber of Commerce and the Model Railway Village, celebrating the return of the magical train journey. The Clonakilty Christmas Express transported in excess of 1500...

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On call for Christmas

Posted on: 11th December, 2017 in Features

People don’t stop getting sick or having medical emergencies just because it’s Christmas so of course doctors don’t stop working. Dr Brian Carey, Consultant Geriatrician at Bantry General Hospital is one such physician who will be spending much of the...

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Have your say in shaping the future of Clonakilty

Posted on: 13th November, 2017 in Headlines

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

Posted on: 13th November, 2017 in Headlines

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

Posted on: 13th November, 2017 in Headlines

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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