West Cork News

Skibb rowers honoured at Mayoral reception

Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Séamus McGrath hosted the final Mayoral Reception of his term on Thursday June 22nd in the Foyer...

Masterplan to ensure future of Camden Fort Meagher

Cork County Council continues investing in Camden Fort Meagher to make it one of Cork’s major tourism attractions. To build upon this, JCA Architects...



RNLI Baltimore Lifeboats Vintage Car Run

Annual Vintage Run in aid of Baltimore RNLI Sunday July 9th 2017 Registration At Baltimore Sailing Club From 10am Start At 11:30am Registration Fee - €25 For further information:...

Entertainment & Arts


Shooting Stars basketball camp in Skibbereen

Skibbereen Sports Centre will host this year's Shooting Stars Basketball Camp. The camp will run from August 8th-11th, 9:30am-2pm and caters for boys and...

Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA Club Notes

Community Games Team are County Champions! Nine Kilbree U13 girls played on the Enniskeane & District Community Games team won the county final, last Monday....




Keep Cork Meeting 2017

Pictured at Keep Cork Meeting 2017 in Devere Hall, UCC were Sherma Malone, Celtic Ross Hotel, Cróthúr Murphy, Custom Ireland. and Neil Grant ,Celtic...

New EU rules can boost regional airports

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has called on the governments north and south to work together to promote the country's regional airports. The Ireland...



Health matters

Figures show more Irish patients travelling abroad for care

Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has welcomed a significant uptake in the number of Irish patients availing of the Cross Border Health Care directive...

Everyone must be vigilant and report the abuse of vulnerable people

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Disability, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said that we, as a society, cannot solely rely on health workers and voluntary bodies...

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West Cork Property

Court ruling calls into question future of €1.5bn of warehoused mortgage...

A recent ruling of the High Court has raised serious questions about the future of up to €1.5bn of warehoused mortgage debt under the...


Are local businesses missing an opportunity?

Survey shows Ireland is ahead of its EU counterparts when it comes to businesses selling their goods and services online but Clune says we...

SMEs encouraged to avail of Credit Guarantee Scheme

Cork based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, is encouraging local SMEs to avail of the Credit Guarantee Scheme. Since 2012, Credit Guarantees Schemes have been...

Return of customs controls between Ireland and UK is now all but inevitable, warns...

Chartered Accountants Ireland has warned that the introduction of customs controls between Ireland and the UK as a result of Brexit is now almost...

Finance News

Successful AIB flotation an important step forward

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath has welcomed the successful flotation of AIB this morning which looks set to yield €3.4bn for...

Banks refusing to learn from mistakes of the past

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said that banks here are still refusing to learn from the mistakes of the past. The Ireland South...

West Cork Motors

Order books open for the fastest and most powerful Škoda Octavia...

ŠKODA have released details of their most powerful Octavia RS to date, the RS 245. The sporty RS version of Škoda’s bestselling New Octavia...

Calling all vintage Fords! Ford partners with Cork Summer Show on...

AS Ford celebrates 100 years in Ireland this year, the company is partnering with the organisers of the Cork Summer Show in a special...