Wonderful community spirit in Bantry

10th December, 2019

Originally from Castletownbere, Winnie O’Sullivan, Chairperson of Bantry Tidy Towns has lived in Bantry for 46 years. A member of Bantry Tidy Towns for over 20 years, Winnie, who also volunteers at CoAction, says she loves being involved in an...

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A new chapter for the Foley family with opening of funeral home in Clonakilty

10th December, 2019

Empathy, Dignity and Respect are all pivotal to providing a professional service in Funeral Directing. Those are the qualities on which John Michael Foley and his wife Denise (Collins) have continued to build and expand the family business. As the...

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Hurleys at The Pike – 100 Years and more…

10th December, 2019

In 1910, Daniel and Hannah Hurley returned from America and bought the shop at The Pike for the sum of £50 – and so Hurleys at The Pike began. At the same time, a young Michael Collins was in London...

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Success for Courtmacsherry & Seven Heads Peninsula

10th December, 2019

Courtmacsherry and the Seven Heads Peninsula are celebrating success in the Islands and Coastal Communities category of the 17th annual IPB Pride of Place Competition in association with Co-operation Ireland. Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Christopher O’Sullivan has...

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New Lisheens House Furniture Store

5th November, 2019

The Clonakilty branch of Lisheens House Furniture Store has been open just shy on one month now but has already received great support local people, for which the organisers are extremely grateful. “The new store opened on October 10 to...

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West Cork Girl Guides

5th November, 2019

Pictured in Croke Park are Caoimhe Barrett, Aoife O’Brady, Katie Walsh and Natasha Hayes of Kinsale Guides with their Guide Leaders Carol-Anne O’Reilly and Breda Walsh, and (left) IGG President Maureen Murphy and (right) IGG Chief Commissioner Helen Concannon. Seven...

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Ambitious tree planting campaign

5th November, 2019

Cork county mayor Cllr. Christopher O’Sullivan and Clonakilty mayor Michael O’Neill have jointly launched an ambitious plan to plant a huge amount of trees around Clonakilty with the guidance of tree expert István Márkuly. They are appealing for people to...

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West Cork paramedics honoured

5th November, 2019

Two West Cork paramedics, James Hennessy and Olive Murphy, who responded to an emergency call out to an elderly patient in need of oxygen during Storm Ophelia, were honoured with a Certificate of Bravery at the National Bravery Awards on...

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