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Surfs up for Swedes in Clonakilty

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

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

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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Youth shine at Garda Awards

Posted on: 31st December, 2013 in Headlines

This year, a total of 141 young people were nominated for the West Cork Garda Youth Awards in association with Super Valu. This figure demonstrates the contribution being made to their community by the youth of West Cork. Inspector Brendan Fogarty,...

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Clonakilty Community College to proceed to design stage

Posted on: 31st December, 2013 in Headlines

Clonakilty based Fine Gael TD Jim Daly has received confirmation from the Department of Education that a design team is to be appointed to design the extension for Clonakilty Community college in the coming weeks ahead of construction commencing on...

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New extension heralds bright future for Knockskeagh NS

Posted on: 31st December, 2013 in Highlights

In late November Sheila Mullins attended an event, which showed the importance of local community involvement in our primary schools. The official opening of the new extension at Knockskeagh National School, performed by Minister Ruairi Quinn, was a testament to...

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