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Opening of new all-inclusive pool places Dunmanway at centre of West Cork for sport and recreation

Posted on: 31st August, 2017 in News

The opening of the long-awaited new €5.5 million municipal swimming pool in Dunmanway this June has placed Dunmanway at the centre of West Cork for recreation and sport. The new pool is already enjoying increased footfall from individuals and community...

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Bantry Harbour Marina officially opens

Posted on: 31st August, 2017 in Features

Bantry Bay Port Company officially opened the new Bantry Harbour Marina in August. To celebrate, over 40 boats visited the new marina, which was officially unveiled by Bantry’s own footballing legend, Graham Canty along with Bantry Bay Port Company Chairman,...

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West Cork named top food destination

Posted on: 31st August, 2017 in Features

West Cork has just been crowned Ireland’s Premier Foodie Destination 2017 by The Restaurants Association of Ireland. After a rigorous few weeks of applications, regional judging visits and over 10,000 online votes, West Cork was declared the winner after beating...

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Tourist numbers up in Bantry and Beara this summer

Posted on: 31st August, 2017 in Features

Chairperson of Bantry Development and Tourism Association, Eileen O’Shea says that tourism numbers in Bantry were up ten per cent this year. “While we have seen a drop in numbers from the UK, possibly as a result of Brexit, there...

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Brookpark Community Enterprise Centre

Posted on: 31st August, 2017 in Features

Two exciting projects have come to fruition in Dunmanway this year, bookending this community-minded town at the heart of West Cork. Whilst the Municipal Pool caters for leisure pursuits, Brookpark Community Enterprise Centre caters for the entrepreneurial endeavours that drive...

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Floating home from Baltimore

Posted on: 3rd August, 2017 in News

For generations artists have been escaping to West Cork; what starts off as a short break often stretches into something more, with many never fully leaving and as a direct result our lives and culture are all the better for...

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Global Shares to create 80 new jobs

Posted on: 3rd August, 2017 in Headlines

West Cork based Global Shares, a leading global provider of share plan administration software, share-dealing, global custody and financial reporting tools has this week announced the creation of a further 80 new jobs due to rapid global expansion, bringing its...

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Ford 100 Fest on Ford family farm to mark 100 years of Ford in Ireland

Posted on: 3rd August, 2017 in Farming

The West Cork Vintage Ploughing and Threshing Association’s Ford 100 Fest will take place on the ancestral home-farm of Henry Ford at Crohane, Ballinascarthy on Sunday, August 27. Billed as a great day out for the whole family, the event...

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