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Bantry chosen to pilot Retail Support Programme

Posted on: 7th May, 2019 in Headlines

Pictured at the launch of a special pilot scheme by Cork County Council for Bantry businesses were Sharon Corcoran Director of Economic Development & Tourism at Cork County Council, Kevin Curran, Head of Enterprise,and Deirdre O’Mahony, Senior Business Development Officer,...

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West Cork solicitors win All-Ireland Business All-Stars in Croke Park

Posted on: 10th April, 2019 in News

Clonakilty based personal injury and medical negligence specialist solicitors, McCarthy + Co. are the first law firm in Ireland to have been accredited Business All Star status.  The coveted Business All Star status is an independently verified standard mark for...

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Yousuf returns to aid Rohingya refugees with the support of the West Cork community

Posted on: 10th April, 2019 in News

Yousuf Janab Ali, Chairman of Clonakilty’s Islamic Cultural Centre of West Cork, recently travelled for the second time to his native country Bangladesh to volunteer at one of the Rohingya camps.  Bangladesh is now sheltering more than a million Myanmar...

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Clonakilty Distillery wins awards for its Minke Gin and Single Batch whiskey

Posted on: 9th April, 2019 in Food & Drinks

Minke Gin from the newly-opened Clonakilty Distillery was named the Best International Botanical Gin by the American Distilling Institute, following a blind tasting by a panel of expert judges. The main botanical used to create Minke Gin is rock samphire...

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Minister proposes ambitious plans to pedestrianise Kinsale town

Posted on: 9th April, 2019 in Headlines

Speaking at a ‘Doing Business in Kinsale Meeting’ at the Blue Haven Hotel last month, Minister Jim Daly proposed an ambitious plan to pedestrianise the main street (Pearse Street) of the town, and to create an outdoor space for recreational...

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The Celtic Camino

Posted on: 9th April, 2019 in Headlines

The Camino Santiago, or way of Saint James, is one of the most famous pilgrimage walks in the world. Its history is steeped in a tradition of over a thousand years when pilgrims first began to visit the final resting...

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Bandon student named Ireland’s Top Youth Volunteer of the Year

Posted on: 9th April, 2019 in Headlines

Pictured are David Giles from Bandon and Kayla Canning from Derry who were the two outstanding youth volunteers that have been named winners of the 2019 Pramerica Spirit of Community Awards.    Photo Chris Bellew / Fennells  An outstanding youth...

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West Cork Garda Community Bus now on the road

Posted on: 9th April, 2019 in Headlines

Chief Superintendent, Con Cadogan, An Garda Síochána, is pictured above with Jason Hawkins, CEO Carbery Group and Peter Fleming, Chairman, Carbery Group at the unveiling of the new 14-seater ‘West Cork Garda Community Bus’, which has now taken to the...

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