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Increasing demand for Citizens Information Service

Posted on: 6th May, 2014 in News

The number of people contacting West Cork Citizens Information Service for information and assistance with accessing their rights and entitlements increased by almost 13 per cent last year.  The service, which is free and confidential, has noted that numbers have...

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Arts centre built on the hard work of volunteers

Posted on: 6th May, 2014 in Arts & Entertainment

National Volunteering Week runs from May 12 to 18, 2014. Founded in Autumn 2012 by a small group of volunteers in the town, Clonakilty Community Arts Centre (CCAC) is to date both managed and facilitated by volunteers. Volunteer facilitators and...

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COPE film generating quite a buzz

Posted on: 6th May, 2014 in News

The Park Cinema, Clonakilty will premier ‘On The Pig’s Back’ at a private screening on Tuesday May 13. This short comedy film features amateur actors from COPE Foundation, Clogheen, Clonakilty and was filmed in West Cork. The red carpet event...

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Full primary school placement for children with diagnosed ASD to be provided at Gaelscoil in Clonakilty

Posted on: 6th May, 2014 in Headlines

With a reputation for educational excellence and a new state-of-the-art school building, enrolments at Gaelscoil Mhichíl Uí Choileáin in Clonakilty have continued to grow each year. Nineteen years after Gaelscoil Chloch na gCoillte opened in a holiday home with one...

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Community Alert keeps in touch with technology

Posted on: 6th May, 2014 in Headlines

Chief Supt Tom Hayes of Cork West Garda Division last month hosted an innovative conference involving all 70 Community Alert and Neighbourhood Watch groups in the Division in the Riverside Park Hotel in Macroom. The event, which was organised by...

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Two men…two kayaks…one cause

Posted on: 6th May, 2014 in Headlines

Two friends from Clonakilty, Andrew Bradley and Kevin O’Donovan, are preparing to paddle the length of the River Shannon this May in a bid to raise €10,000 for Down Syndrome Cork and Limerick. Tackling 36km per day, the duo will...

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2014 Turf season just around the corner

Posted on: 6th May, 2014 in News

The 2014 Road Trotting Awards night was held at The Sibin Bar and Restaurant in Baltimore on Saturday night, April 26 before a large attendance. The season, which ran from Drimoleague on St Stephen’s Day and concluded in Ballydehob on...

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2014 West Cork Emergency Services and Friends Charity Cycle

Posted on: 6th May, 2014 in News

Now in it’s 11th year and over €350,000 raised for charity, the West Cork Emergency Services and Friends Charity Cycle will take place this time round on Saturday, July 12. The cycle will begin as usual in Skibbereen Fire Station...

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