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West Cork doctor urges dialogue on A&E crisis

Posted on: 10th September, 2019 in Headlines

We’ve all heard the reports or experienced firsthand the pressure that our A&E departments are under and Cork University Hospital’s Emergency Department (CUH ED) is one of the busiest in the country. Dr Jeff Featherstone, West Cork GP and A&E...

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A bounty to share at Kilbrittain school

Posted on: 10th September, 2019 in Headlines

Do you know what a FoodProud School is? Well the students of Gurraneasig National School in Kilbrittain do because they coined the phrase! While little free libraries have been popping up all over the country, the little West Cork School...

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New Kinsale group to offer helping hands to a Syrian family

Posted on: 10th September, 2019 in Headlines

Road to Kinsale is a Community Sponsorship project, initiated by a Kinsale-based group linked in their desire to offer a helping hand to those displaced in one of the world’s largest humanitarian crises of our time. In witnessing the atrocities...

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A generation afraid for their future fights for change

Posted on: 6th August, 2019 in Features

Youth activist and environmental campaigner Alicia Joy O’Sullivan from Skibbereen has been fighting for change on many different issues from a young age. The inspiring 18-year-old student says that climate change is the most pressing issue to her generation –...

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People are just people

Posted on: 6th August, 2019 in Features

Imagine walking down the street and always looking over your shoulder fearful of harrassment and intimidation – simply for being yourself. Imagine your child walking down the street and dealing with abuse and insults every day of their life –...

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Putting a face on who I am

Posted on: 6th August, 2019 in Features

The anonymous provision of sperm and eggs in fertility treatment is due to be banned shortly under Irish law. Parts of the Children and Family Relationships Act 2015, which have yet to be enacted in Ireland, will see the creation...

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A tribute to Tony – a life well lived

Posted on: 5th July, 2019 in Features

After a short illness, Tony Eklof passed away peacefully in the presence of his loving family at the Bon Secours Hospital in Cork on May 20.  A lover of history (Napolean Bonaparte was his hero), Renaissance art (he loved searching out...

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New model of Lusitania ‘launched’ in Courtmacsherry

Posted on: 5th July, 2019 in Highlights

It’s full steam ahead in Courtmacsherry for the erection of a replica model at the entrance to the village of the ill-fated ocean liner RMS Lusitania, which will be officially ‘launched’ at 4pm on Sunday, July 14 by historian, author...

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