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The walk of a lifetime

Posted on: 29th June, 2017 in Features

The Camino de Santiago (the Way of St. James) is a large network of ancient pilgrim routes stretching right across Europe and attracting hundreds and thousands of walkers each year. Some complete the entire route in 30 or 40 days,...

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West Cork farmers take gold at National Farmer of the Year Awards

Posted on: 29th June, 2017 in News

Tom and Alice O’Sullivan from Crookstown have been named as winners at the nationwide Farmer of the Year Awards, which were held in Dublin in May. The couple took home the gold together in the Dairy Farmer of the Year...

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Shining success for Union Hall Centra store at 2017 Quality Awards

Posted on: 29th June, 2017 in News

It was a night to remember for Cork Centra stores after an incredible 13 stores were presented with awards at the 2017 Centra Quality Awards, held in the Malton Hotel, Killarney.    For eight of the Cork stores awarded –...

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West Cork businessman appointed Chairman of the National Council of SPAR Retailers

Posted on: 29th June, 2017 in News

Ger Harte, owner SPAR Clonakilty has been appointed as the new Chairman for the National Council of SPAR Retailers (NCSR) for 2017. The NCSR is made up of 12 SPAR retailers representing almost 400 stores from around the country from...

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Irish Community Air Ambulance launches ‘Post a Selfie with your BFF’ campaign

Posted on: 29th June, 2017 in News

The Irish Community Air Ambulance launched a social media awareness campaign in June, with an aim to getting the service ‘off the ground’. All people need to do is post a picture/selfie with their Best Friend Forever (BFF) on their...

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Clonakilty wins RIAI ‘Best Place of the Year 2017’

Posted on: 29th June, 2017 in News

Clonakilty won ‘Best place of the Year 2017’ at the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland (RIAI) awards last weekend. The award marks the second phase of Cork County Council’s Clonakilty 400 Urban Design Master Plan where safety, inclusive design...

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Clune to lobby new Minister on Seven Heads Peninsula decision

Posted on: 29th June, 2017 in Headlines

Ireland South MEP and member of the EU Tourism Taskforce Deirdre Clune has met with and is supporting campaigners in Cork whose are lobbying to include the Seven Heads Peninsula on the Wild Atlantic Way signposted route. MEP Clune has...

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Bantry Bay Port Company welcomes first liner to Bantry Bay in almost 30 years

Posted on: 29th June, 2017 in Headlines

Holland America Lines, MS Prinsendam made her maiden call to Bantry Bay Harbour on June 12 on what was to be the first visit of a cruise liner to Bantry in almost 30 years. Carrying over 800 passengers, MS Prinsendam...

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