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Singing barman secures recording deal after radio show appearance

AN amateur singer and barman from West Cork is set for musical stardom after being snapped up by a recording studio after they heard him on local C103 radio. John Horgan was famously recorded singing Jimmy McCarthy’s song ‘Bright Blue Rose’, while tending the Crossroads Bar in Knockavilla, near Innishannon last month.

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€440,000 investment in Cork seafood processing

THERE was good news for the seafood sector this week with news that €440,000 in grants from the Seafood Processing Business Investment Scheme have been allocated to Cork based companies. The grants approved include €51,132.00 for Ballycotton Seafoods; €118,500 for Good Fish Processing (Carrigaline) Ltd.; €198,032.10 for Keohane Seafood Ltd. (Bantry) and €71,896.80 for Shellfish De La Mer (Castletownbere).

The Jig - Entertainment & Arts

New exhibition at Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre

FOURTH Space exhibition is now in its final week at Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre, running until 14th March. The next exhibition will open on 21st March with Daphne Wright and a group exhibition Disconnect. Sculpture and video installation work by Daphne Wright will feature in the James O’Driscoll Gallery. Daphne has created new works of sculpture for this exhibition showing with two video works, If you broke me and I am the beginning. Both videos show a solitary boy

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Ewe Experience seeks nominated charities

Are you looking for money? The Ewe Experience in Glengarriff is seeking charities to benefit from their annual charity day. “Every year we support a different charity; a big event for Willow our dog, who always dressed for the occasion in a T-shirt from the particular charity. Last year was special for her since it was for animals. Sadly it was also to be Willow’s last. In her honour and because she loved everyone, we’re offering the proceeds of this