West Cork News

Was JFK related to Michael Collins? Fascinating tale of US President’s...

THIS May 29th 2017 marks the 100th birthday of John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States. One of the President’s Great Grandmothers...

Talented West Cork students win Texaco Awards

THREE West Cork students have been presented with top awards in this year’s 63rd Texaco Children’s Art Competition. Pictured is Eibhlín Murphy (6), from St Joseph's...




Bantry Lifeboat Open Day 2017

This year Bantry Inshore Search & Rescue Association Ltd will be hosting their open day to the public on Saturday 17th June. Take a guided...

Entertainment & Arts


Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA Club Notes

Congratulations to Kevin O’Donovan! Congratulations to club member and Cork GAA Coaching Officer Kevin O’Donovan on his recent wedding. We wish Kevin and Adriana every...

GalleyFlash Rowing Club Notes

The inaugural South West Coastal Yawl Rowing Association Schools Regatta was held in Kilkern Lake on Sunday, May 21st. This brilliant initiative was spearheaded by...




Irish Ferries unveils June theme park package

Ahead of the June Bank Holiday, Irish Ferries has added a new destination to its portfolio of short break packages with the unveiling of...

EU Consumer Association says airlines are not playing ball with passenger’s...

As the busy holiday season approaches Clune calls on airlines to compensate passengers when they face delays or cancellations. Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune, a...



Health matters

Children with disabilities in Cork being ignored and forgotten says TD

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Disability, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has slammed the HSE and the Government for allowing the progress that has been made...

Free screening service can significantly reduce bowel cancer deaths

In the wake of Bowel Cancer Awareness Month Cork based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, is encouraging eligible individuals to avail of the free...

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West Cork Property

Social Housing “time bomb” on the way unless government ups its...

Cork North West TD, Michael Moynihan has said that we are facing a long term, social housing time bomb unless Minister Coveney does more...


Gráinne Dwyer, Chief Executive of the Ludgate Hub awarded Top 10 Most Outstanding Young...

Gráinne Dwyer, Chief Executive of the Ludgate Hub was announced as the Junior Chamber International (JCI) Ten Outstanding Young People for 2017 in the...

Bank of Ireland Brexit briefing in Rosscarbery

Liam Sheedy at Bank Of Ireland, Eilis Mannion Bank of Ireland, Seamus O’Sullivan Glenilen Farm, Professor Thia Hennessy UCC, Martin Corkery Enterprise Ireland and...

Women in Business – How to Stand Out Online

A collaboration between Macroom E Enterprise Centre and AIB Macroom AN event aimed at women in business and focusing on “how to stand out online”...

Finance News

Spiralling insurance costs for businesses and families need urgent action

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance, Michael McGrath has said that the insurance premiums being applied to business, home, public and motor insurance customers...

Proposal for an all-Ireland public banking system

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has added her voice to calls for an all-Ireland public banking system.The Ireland South MEP made the call...

West Cork Motors

Minister’s €1M for M20 project an insult to people of Cork

Fianna Fáil TD for Cork East, Kevin O’Keeffe has said that the paltry €1 million allocation from Transport Infrastructure Ireland to engage in preliminary...

More resources needed to enforce drug-driving laws says TD

Cork North West TD, Aindrias Moynihan has said that he concerned about the level of resources and training being provided to members of An...