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Clonakilty works at a “big price” but worth paying

CLONAKILTY Town centre is set for a major revamp with works including flood relief measures costing up to €2 million euro due to commence in the coming weeks. Speaking this week, local Fine Gael TD Jim Daly outlined the nature of the works to be carried out and acknowledged that the developments will come at a “big price” to the businesses and residents of the town who will have to endure major disruption up to June 2015. “My aim is

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Relaunch of newly refurbished Luncheon Club at Cara House, Skibbereen

FORTY-eight enthusiastic members of the Skibbereen Luncheon Club were welcomed to the newly refurbished and extended premises by Service Manager, Aine Minihane recently. “Over coffee old friends were re-acquainted and it was clear to see that new friendships were being forged”, said Aine. The ethos of Skibbereen Geriatric Society, founded in 1970 is based entirely on the provision of service to the older people of Skibbereen and its wide hinterland. The Luncheon Club was established in 2013 and received funding

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Murphy’s video wins ADFX Award

A popular video created for Murphy’s When It Rains It Pours smartphone app has won a coveted marketing award in Ireland’s ADFX Awards. Dubbed the ‘Irish advertising industry’s Oscars’ the ADFX Awards took place this week at Grand Canal Theatre in Dublin and it is the latest in a number of awards won by the Cork-based brand for its app. First launched in August 2012, When It Rains It Pours has already received national and international plaudits by winning a series of innovation and marketing awards both here and at the

Community News

IFA call for additional Department of Agriculture information meetings to support hill farmers

IFA Hill Committee Chairman Pat Dunne has welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney that the Department will hold a series of five information meetings to clarify his new commonage rules and explain the implications for farmers. However, Pat Dunne has also called for additional meetings to be held around the country to ensure that the Department of Agriculture facilitates the maximum number of farmers and explains the new rules. Pat Dunne said, “It is essential that