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Why we need to revive the co-operative movement

Posted on: 20th January, 2020 in Headlines

It’s time for a social healthcare system that puts people at the heart of the service. The healthcare system is broken, because it is not community based. Centres of excellence that strive to provide excellent clinical care, is a model...

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Government’s proposed Bill will make it much harder to protect our environment, health and heritage

Posted on: 20th January, 2020 in Environment

Think you should have a say in what is built on your doorstep and how it affects the environment you live in? Think again says Fiona Hayes. The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Aarhus Convention, which entered into...

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National Marine Planning Framework meeting in Bantry

Posted on: 20th January, 2020 in Headlines

The Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government will host a public consultation event in March/April in Bantry on the Draft National Marine Planning Framework (NMPF) – the roadmap setting out the plan for the use of Ireland’s seas and...

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Cork Art Therapy Summer School celebrates 30th Anniversary

Posted on: 20th January, 2020 in Headlines

If your sense of inspiration needs more charge, if your self-belief needs more strength, if you feel a struggle turning your potential into actuality, the Cork Art Therapy Summer School could be for you says course co-ordinator Marianne Adams.  People...

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Wonderful community spirit in Bantry

Posted on: 10th December, 2019 in Headlines

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

Posted on: 10th December, 2019 in Headlines

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…

Posted on: 10th December, 2019 in Headlines

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

Posted on: 10th December, 2019 in Headlines

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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