West Cork News

Response by the County Mayor to the Lord Mayor’s Open Letter...

AS Mayor of County Cork, I have repeatedly stated Cork County Council’s position that this difficult problem can best be resolved through dialogue between...

West Cork writer’s UK film project needs a kickstart!

A film project by a writer raised in West Cork has entered pre-production and seeking people to back and share their funding campaign. Seaquins,...



Pilot shuttle bus introduced in Bandon

Age Friendly Bandon has taken a huge step introducing a pilot Shuttle Service for Bandon which commenced Monday 14th August 2017. “We are introducing...

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West Cork represented on Tour De Munster

The West Cork contingent of cyclists who took part in the recent annual Tour de Munster event. The 4 day cycle, which started and...

Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA Club Notes

“Juniors bow out of championship” Kilbree’s reign as Junior A hurling champions has come to an end. Kilbree dominated for much of the first half,...




Prices drop on US routes as competition hots up

Opportunities for Shannon and Cork airports to grow transatlantic traffic as low costs airlines queue up to launch new west bound flights Ireland South MEP...

The Residence at the Montenotte Hotel launched

Boutique Hotel invests in Apartments for Longer Term Stays Following the recent investment of €5 million at the luxury 4 star Montenotte Hotel in Cork...



Health matters

Occupational Therapy Assessment Waiting Lists surge almost 50% in two years

Figures recently released to Fianna Fáil Disability Spokesperson Margaret Murphy O'Mahony show that almost 30,000 people are waiting for a first assessment for occupational...

HSE review of autism services open for submissions

People with autism spectrum disorder, parents and clinicians have been encouraged to make submissions to a HSE review of autism supports and services. Cork based...

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West Cork author Louise O’Neill joins New Always #LikeAGirl Squad to...

At puberty, girls’ confidence plummets. The most recent Always Confidence & Puberty Study1 reveals that 64% of young women aged 16-24 lost confidence during...


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West Cork Property

Latest announcement on housing by Minister Murphy leaves older people concerned...

CORK North West TD, Michael Moynihan has said that the recent media announcement by Minister for Housing is the latest in a long line...


Ludgate Hub celebrates a successful first year of operation, and welcomes new company Xsellco...

THE Ludgate Hub in Skibbereen celebrates it’s first birthday on Friday, July 28th, which marks a successful 12 months of job creation for the...

Businesses and local organisations may close if insurance premiums continue to rise

CORK North West TD, Michael Moynihan has said that businesses and other local organisations are being pressed to their pin of their collar by...

Maxol Clonakilty brings employment total to 35 with €500,000 investment

MAXOL, Ireland’s leading family owned forecourt and convenience retailer is pleased to welcome three new eateries to Maxol, Western Road, Clonakilty. The latest additions...

Finance News

Minister Doherty’s “head still in the sand” over West Cork MABS...

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson TD for Cork South West, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said that Minister Doherty cannot continue to bury her head in...

Clune describes proposal to increase  9% VAT rate as short-sighted  

A Department of Finance briefing document prepared for Minister Paschal Donohoe argued the 9% VAT rate should be scrapped and that a return to...

West Cork Motors

New Mercedes-Benz S-Class a ‘technological master class’

The subtle touches, the clever modifications, the engineering enhancements and the almost imperceptible styling changes that come together to inject new appeal into every...

New Car Registrations Decrease by -30.2% in first half of 2017

The latest Car Registration Stats provided today by Irish car data experts www.Motorcheck.ie show that Car registrations have dropped by 30% since 2016. In 2016,...