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Dunmanway student awarded Gold Medal in Business Studies achievement awards

Posted on: 6th February, 2014 in News

Cathriona Murphy of Maria Immaculata Community College, Dunmanway has been awarded a gold medal for achieving first place in the country in the 2013 Junior Certificate Business Studies exam. Cathriona received her medal at the Business Studies Teachers’ Association of...

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A bit of blues and neo post-Celtic progressive rock tunes us in to February

Posted on: 5th February, 2014 in News

I often think January feels like the longest month. I liken it to learning a new dance — by the end of January I am finally getting into the rhythm of 2014. Speaking of rhythm, ‘One Horse Pony’ have saddled...

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West Cork won’t stand down in the fight against water fluoridation

Posted on: 5th February, 2014 in Headlines

The West Cork campaign against water fluoridation is becoming a force to be reckoned with as Bantry and Macroom Town Councils make the historic move this month to join ranks with Skibbereen and Clonakilty alongside other town councils across the...

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West Cork local shortlisted for prestigious Innovation Awards

Posted on: 5th February, 2014 in Headlines

Barbara Murphy from Leap representing the organisation Equilume has been shortlisted in The Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards. Eighteen organisations were selected from 136 entries and are now one step closer in the search for the most innovative organisations across...

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West Cork communities invited to get behind Wild Atlantic Way

Posted on: 5th February, 2014 in Headlines

Fáilte Ireland is calling for local communities across Cork to get behind the Wild Atlantic Way, Ireland’s new tourism initiative for 2014. The tourism authority will be holding a series of community meetings along the west coast in February including...

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West Cork protests water fluoridation

Posted on: 16th January, 2014 in Headlines

Two public protests will take place in West Cork in January as part of the West Cork Fluoride Free Campaign. The first protest will be held on The Fair Green in Macroom on Saturday, January 18 followed by one at...

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Urgent action required after Council confirms €3.5 million in damages caused to Cork coastline

Posted on: 16th January, 2014 in Headlines

West Cork Fine Gael Councillor Noel O’Donovan reiterated his call for an urgent response to the unprecedented damage caused to coastal communities around the West Cork area. His comments come after Cork County Council confirmed at Mondays full council meeting...

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€20,000 allocated to assist in the provision of children’s activity zone in Dunmanway

Posted on: 16th January, 2014 in Headlines

Dunmanway based, Independent councillor, Mr. Declan Hurley has warmly welcomed the allocation of €20,000 announced by Minister for Children and Youth Affairs yesterday, towards the re-location of the Dunmanway Playground to provide a new children’s activity zone. According to Mr....

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