West Cork News

New speech and language therapy service to open in Clonakilty

There’s good news for parents of children who may need speech and language therapy. The award winning, not-for-profit organisation, Sensational Kids, is opening a...

RNLI fundraising cycle tour of all 237 lifeboat stations nearing completion

Steve McAllister, who is undertaking a charity cycle which aims to raise £8,000 for the RNLI, visited Castletownbere Lifeboat Station recently. Steve is cycling 7,500...


Youth Arts Exhibition takes place in the streets of Skibbereen and...

Over Easter you may have noticed some brightly coloured birds and other strange creatures appearing tucked away around the streets of Skibbereen, and wondered...

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Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA Club Notes

Minor hurlers open campaign with a fine win! Kilbree minors made the perfect start to their hurling season with a win over Western Gaels on...

Bandon RFC claim Munster Junior Cup title at Thomond Park

BANDON RFC made history on Easter Sunday when they claimed the Munster Junior Cup for the first time in their history defeating Young Munster...




ICG cuts the first steel for new €144 Irish Ferries cruise...

Eamonn Rothwell, Chief Executive of Irish Continental Group plc accompanied by Andrew Sheen, Managing Director of Irish Ferries today (Friday, April 7th 2017) visited...

‘Saga Pearl 2’ Commences Port of Cork Cruise Season 2017

Saga Cruises’ MV Saga Pearl 2 will start the Port of Cork’s cruise liner season on 20th March, the first of 65 calls expected...



Health matters

Cystic Fibrosis patients in Cork to benefit from access to Orkami...

Cystic fibrosis patients in Cork are set to benefit from a new deal between the Health Service Executive and pharmaceutical company, Vertex, which will...

Disability organisations must pool their transport resources in order to facilitate...

WEST Cork TD Michael Collins told the Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD that the delay by the present government and it predecessors to sign-up to...

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West Cork Property

Fine Gael failing to deliver on housing commitments claims TD

Cork North West TD, Michael Moynihan has criticised Minister for Housing Simon Coveney for his failure to deliver on commitments contained in the Action...


Flavour.ie launches a series of Summer Workshops helping SMEs to tackle the business of...

Kate Ryan knows that starting out in a new business means that as much of "the stuff" as possible needs to be done in-house...

Cork County Council, Cork Smart Gateway and Enterprise Ireland launch €80k Small Business Innovation...

Seed Fund Challenge invites applicants to deliver innovative ways to help Cork’s elderly citizens maintain a good quality of life. Cork County Council together with...

“Never Waste a Good Crisis” says business chief

"Never Waste a Good Crisis" says business chief - speaking at a Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Brexit briefing in Cork, John McGrane,...

Finance News

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...

Housing Assistance Payment Scheme helps 1,050 households in Cork County find...

AS part of meeting the Government’s ambitious “Rebuilding Ireland” target for the Housing Assistance Payment scheme (HAP) of securing housing for 12,000 households nationally...

West Cork Motors

At the Ford 100 celebrations in Ballinascarthy

Pictured celebrating 100 years of FORD at Ballinascarthy was Rachel Nicholson and Tadhg and Deirdre O'Neill from Ballinascarthy. Pic: Denis Boyle

Gardaí can now test motorists for drugs at the roadside

THE Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Mr Shane Ross has today, Wednesday 12th April, announced the commencement of the drug driving provisions in...