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Bantry is Ireland’s Best Kept Town

Posted on: 5th July, 2019 in Headlines

Bantry is the overall winner of Ireland’s Best Kept Town competition, 2019. The results were announced this week at an awards ceremony in Farmleigh House. Bantry also won the Best Kept Small Town category. Arklow, County Wicklow won the Best...

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All you need to know about Clonakilty’s new Bike Circus

Posted on: 5th July, 2019 in Headlines

Next to Clonakilty’s Spiller’s Lane, in the ‘Christmas Tree yard’, you will find a hive of activity. In recent weeks a dedicated team of volunteers has launched West Cork’s first community bicycle workshop.  The space was launched on June 6...

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Cork County Fire Service welcomes new additions to fleet

Posted on: 5th July, 2019 in Headlines

Cork County Council has taken delivery of two new 8,500 litre water tankers to complement the existing Council Fire Services fleet. The new water tankers, which will be stationed in Bandon and Bantry, will improve fire fighting services in responding...

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ICRR welcomes contract signing for new Air Ambulance Service

Posted on: 5th July, 2019 in Headlines

Irish Community Rapid Response has welcomed the announcement by the Department of Health on June 14 that a service contract has been signed – and Ireland’s first community Air ambulance will be airborne within weeks.  Welcoming the announcement, ICRR said...

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Bantry businesses explore innovative solutions over breakfast

Posted on: 4th June, 2019 in Headlines

Cork County Council hosted a well-attended breakfast business and networking event in the Maritime hotel on May 15 – the first of a series of local events organised, as part of a pilot Retail Support Programme for West Cork in...

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A Roadmap for Clonakilty

Posted on: 4th June, 2019 in Headlines

What kind of town will Clonakilty be in the next ten to twenty years? These were the big questions asked at the recent Roadmap for Clonakilty meeting on May 6 at The Fernhill Hotel. Clonakilty Chamber of Commerce, who organised...

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Sod turned on first Community Hall for Whiddy

Posted on: 4th June, 2019 in Headlines

Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Patrick Gerard Murphy has officially turned the sod on the new community hall in Whiddy Island marking the commencement of construction of the first ever community facility for the Island.  Development of the...

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West Cork cyclists take on Malin to Mizen in 24 hour fundraising cycle

Posted on: 4th June, 2019 in Headlines

Nine members of the West Cork Cycling Group are undertaking a huge challenge this June. The group plans on cycling from Malin Head to Mizen in just one day to raise funds for the West Cork Air Ambulance. This is...

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