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Bantry Blues blaze a trail

Posted on: 3rd January, 2014 in News

At the second time of asking, the young Blues made no mistake against Mallow (1-14 to 1-6) in the replay of the U16 Premier 2 football championship final, bridging a 22-year gap since the last underage football county title was...

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Bandon scores well at Cross Country Champs

bandon-athletics

Posted on: 3rd January, 2014 in News

The Woodies National Even Age Cross Country Championships took place on November 17 in conjunction with the Senior, Junior and U23 Inter County National Championships, in Santry, Dublin. It is worth noting that the competition to qualify for this national...

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Clonakilty puts the heart into Christmas with Human Rights festival

Posted on: 3rd January, 2014 in News

Clonakilty Human Rights Week organised by the Clonakilty Amnesty International Group runs from December 3 to 10. On December 10, 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was published, one of the most significant documents in the history of the...

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Take a dip for Mozambique

Posted on: 31st December, 2013 in News

Imagine an African Christmas. Getting no presents is the least of your worries. Imagine having no roads, no bridges, no books to teach children, no running water, no proper sanitary conditions — this is Christmas in Mozambique. The people of...

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Surfs up for Swedes in Clonakilty

The Gislaved Drum & Drill Corps at Inchydoney

Posted on: 31st December, 2013 in News

They may be more used to snowboards than surf boards but the members of the Gislaved Drum and Drill Corps from Sweden took to the Inchydoney’s waves last October to try their hands at some surfing. The 60-piece marching band...

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Clon becomes first town in Cork to launch its own Shopping Voucher

Pictured at the launch of the Clonakilty Voucher were the Clonakilty Chamber of Commerce steering committee(l-r) Ruth O’Brien, Michelle Mitton, Ger Harte, Sandra Stanley, Mark Kirby and Frank McCarthy.

Posted on: 31st December, 2013 in News

Clonakilty Chamber of Commerce recently launched the Clonakilty Shopping Voucher.  As often happens, Clonakilty is leading the way – being the first town in the county to introduce their own shopping voucher. The voucher can be purchased from six centrally...

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Barryroe and Ballineen Foróige Clubs offer up inspiring projects at Awards

Posted on: 31st December, 2013 in News

Barryroe and Ballineen Foróige Clubs were among a group of six elite youth groups from around the country who showcased their community projects at the ‘Foróige Youth Citizenship Awards 2013’ held at Dublin Castle this week. Barryroe’s project was a...

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West Cork primary schools win awards at FÍS Children’s Film Festival

Jessica Kelleher and Barra Horgan Cappabue National School, Kealkil

Posted on: 31st December, 2013 in Headlines

Twenty-four primary schools from across Ireland, including two from West Cork, were awarded for film making excellence at the ninth annual FÍS Film Festival, which took place in The Helix in DCU, Dublin in November. Cappabue National School, Kealkil, was...

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