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Heritage Week puts West Cork towns on the map

AS part of National Heritage Week, Cork County Council has begun an initiative to produce a series of maps for the seven historic towns in the West Cork region. Launching the Dunmanway Historic Town Map in Dunmanway recently. Chairman of the Western Division councillor Declan Hurley said, “It is hoped these maps will encourage an appreciation of the rich heritage of the seven towns in the region both for locals and visitors and also provide linkages between the existing attractions

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Local seafood restaurants make the grade in The Taste recommendations

SEVERAL local seafood restaurants are among those from around the country to be recommended by online foodie magazine www.thetaste.ie as “the best seafood spots in Ireland”.

The Jig - Entertainment & Arts

A laugh and a half guaranteed at the Briery Gap

YES he’s back, Ireland’s ambassador of comedy Conal Gallen is back on stage solo with his hilarious new one man stand up show “A Laugh and a Half”. After taking over 18 months out to tour his hugely successful comedy play “A Bit On The Side”, Conal is back with what promises to be his best show yet, jam-packed with over two hours of hilarious jokes, stories and songs which will have you in stitches from start to finish.

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Muskerry hosting this year’s Macra annual conference

THE coopsuperstores.ie Macra na Feirme annual conference was officially launched at the Rochestown Park Hotel in Cork recently. The annual conference, better known as the Rally, is being hosted by Muskerry Macra this year. Rally chairperson Margaret Galvin addressed the crowd, giving detail on what to expect from the weekend. The theme of this year’s agricultural conference is “inspiration for this generation” – taking the next step. It promises to be a positive and interactive event and will showcase some