A SIX-year-old boy was seriously injured when he was hit by a coach at Tonafora on the Bantry Road in Dunmanway. The accident happened at around 4pm; he was taken from the scene by ambulance to Cork University Hospital. The road was partially closed to traffic and Garda forensic collision investigators have examined the scene.
Clonakilty Agricultural Show has teamed up with Clonakilty Chamber of Commerce to launch a new competition called “Let’s celebrate the 100th Agricultural Show Window / Shop Front Display” The coming Clonakilty Agricultural Show which will take place on Sunday, 7th June will be the 100th show. The first show was held In September 1901 and shows were held annually with a few breaks during the Civil War and the Foot and Mouth outbreak in 2002. Traditionally, the entries came to
LIAM Ó Maonlaí and his all-star band are undertaking their first national tour in May and they will be performing in St Brendan’s Church in Bantry on Sunday May 3rd at 8pm. Tickets are €20 and available from www.tunesinthechurch.com and on the door on the night.
The Blacknight SME awards were held recently and a West Cork business is celebrating winning the award for most community minded SME in Ireland. Fernhill House Hotel & Gardens in Clonakilty were celebrating after being awarded the prize from the ten finalists on the night. The SME awards were held at the Radisson Blu hotel in Little Island and were hosted by RTÉs Rick O Shea. The awards celebrate small & medium sized businesses or SMEs which are known as the