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Teaching a vital life skill

Posted on: 16th January, 2014 in News

The Water School at Pearson’s Bridge in Ballylickey opened five years ago to answer the need for a dedicated swimming school in this area. Since then the school has taught over 4000 people to swim, both adults and children. Swimming...

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Focus Ireland Meetings to be held in Macroom and Bandon

Posted on: 16th January, 2014 in News

Focus Ireland is a registered charity that works to prevent people becoming, remaining or returning to homelessness. Due to the noticeable increase in the number of phone calls received by the charity from outside the Cork city radius, it has...

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Coding kids camp out at Quality

Posted on: 16th January, 2014 in News

November 2013 saw the first ever Camp CoderDojo take place at the Quality Hotel in Clonakilty, West Cork. Attended by 170 kids, mentors and parents from all over Ireland, the event which was sponsored by SouthWestern and the Quality Hotel,...

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Thinking back and looking forward

Posted on: 16th January, 2014 in News

That was a long space filled with baubles and tinsel and wind! It was a full year of writing about musical things for you lovely West Corkonians. I can feel it in my bones that 2014 is going to be...

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Clonakilty welcomes its first dedicated yoga studio

Posted on: 16th January, 2014 in News

Unity Yoga (formerly of Cork City) has set up home in a charming space on Spiller’s Lane in Clonakilty; next to the Olivebranch Natural Food Store, two floors above Cafe on the Lane. The studio itself is warm, bright, and...

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Run the right way to health

Posted on: 16th January, 2014 in News

What is the best way to get started if you’re considering taking up running? Ask a close friend or work colleague with similar fitness levels to run with you. Working as a pair means you can motivate each other. Pick...

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A reflection on the Clonakilty Waterfront Marathon IV

Posted on: 16th January, 2014 in News

By The Waterfront Marathon Crew For the fourth year in a row, the sun shone down on The Clonakilty Waterfront Marathon IV, adding to an already electric atmosphere on December 7. In memory of those lives lost and hurt in...

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Job Fair supports the job hunter

Posted on: 16th January, 2014 in News

Clonakilty Job Resource Centre is holding a Job Fair in O’Donovan Hotel, Pearse Street, Clonakilty on Thursday, February 27. The event, which takes place from 10am to 3pm, will enable people to meet local employers and support services and education...

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