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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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Cork Airport is Ireland’s fastest growing airport in 2019

Posted on: 4th June, 2019 in Highlights

Cork Airport is expanding, firmly positioning itself as the fastest growing airport in Ireland in 2019 and committing to further growth and development to grow the economy across the South of Ireland and play a part in its success.  Cork...

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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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Eyeries daredevils take fundraising to new heights

Posted on: 4th June, 2019 in Highlights

Cork County Mayor, Cllr Patrick Gerard Murphy had a very busy and exhilarating bank holiday weekend when he and a group of 18 other people from Eyeries took to the skies to do a tandem skydive in aid of local...

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Stories of West Cork freedom fighters in new documentary

Posted on: 4th June, 2019 in Highlights

The Brigade, a living history documentary exploring the lives of the ordinary West Cork men and women who fought for Irish freedom will air on RTÉ1 on Thursday, June 13 and Thursday, June 20. In the documentary, a group of...

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