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Creed must oppose any attempt by EU Commission to change Skimmed...

Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South West, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said that she is deeply concerned at reports that the 2018 intervention...

Aldi unveils its revamped Dunmanway “Future Store” as part of €60m...

Aldi’s new Dunmanway “Future Store” today reopened its doors to customers following an extensive renovation project which has seen the store extended and completely...



AIB Build A Bank Challenge launched in Macroom

AS part of the AIB ‘Build a Bank’ Challenge, six Transition Year students (with the help of 4 assistants) from St. Mary’s Secondary School,...

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Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA Club Notes

“U16’s girls unlucky to lose out by a single point”. Kilbree and Barryroe contested the U16 Carbery camogie final in Barryroe on Monday night, under...

Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA Club notes

Busy times for Kilmeen & Kilbree U16’s The U16’s have had a busy few weeks. They played Croke Rovers in Castlemagner on October 25th, in...




Sheen Falls Lodge unveils new luxury Oscars – Final instalment...

This month Kenmare’s award-winning five-star retreat, Sheen Falls Lodge, proudly unveils its new luxury Oscars Suites, marking the completion of the hotel’s two year...

Irish Ferries chooses W.B. Yeats as name for new cruise ferry

Irish Ferries has chosen W. B. Yeats as the name for its new €144million cruise ferry now being built in Germany for service on...



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Health matters

Bring Ava home says West Cork TD

INDEPENDENT West Cork Deputy, Michael Collins, is calling on the Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD to allow the Cannabis for Medicinal Use Regulation...

McGrath needs to get on with ratifying Disability Convention and forget...

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Disability, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has questioned the Taoiseach on the proposed junket by Disabilities Minister to North Korea and...

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West Cork Property

Spiralling private rent in Co Cork forcing many young people to...

Cork South West TD, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said that rocketing rental prices in County Cork are forcing many people to return back to...


New service station brings 15 jobs to Macroom

Pictured at the opening of Topaz Macroom Service Station are proprietors Timothy Kelleher, Minister Michael Creed, Noelle Kelleher , Pat Kelleher and staff. The newly...

SMILE Resource Exchange wins Waste Prevention Business of the Year Award

The team behind the SMILE Resource Exchange, a programme run by Macroom E Enterprise Centre in Macroom, Co. Cork was delighted to bring home...

Brexit-focussed budget that will support Cork businesses

Funding from Budget 2018 will assist local businesses in Cork, ensuring they are supported to face the challenges of Brexit, Fine Gael Senator, Tim...

Finance News

Ministers must engage with farmers on stamp duty concerns

Cork South West TD, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has called on Ministers Michael Creed and Paschal Donoghue to engage with farming organisations over concerns...

“Late Late Show” Budget offers little for rural Ireland

CORK South West TD, Michael Collins is not convinced that the measures announced in Budget 2018 will address adequately the many problems facing rural...

West Cork Motors

Four month delay for driving tests in Cork “a disgrace”

Cork North West TD, Aindrias Moynihan has called for additional resources to be made available to the Road Safety Authority (RSA) to help clear...

ŠKODA unveil two new models for Cork drivers

ŠKODA have unveiled two new-look models, the ŠKODA Rapid and the ŠKODA Citigo, which can be seen at Eamonn Tarrants & Sons in Mallow,...