West Cork News

Outcome of Policy Review on Mackerel Allocations and Fleet Policy

Michael Creed T.D., Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, today announced the outcome of two policy reviews relevant to the fishing industry.The first concerns proposals the...

Action must follow Seven Heads meeting

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has called for action from Failte Ireland and the Department of Tourism on bringing the Seven Heads Peninsula...



Aldi’s Bandon store staff award €500 grant to West Cork based...

ALDI is delighted to announce that West Cork based The Children’s Charity is the latest organisation to benefit from Aldi’s 2017 Community Grants programme. ...

Entertainment & Arts


Irish sailor to participate in Fastnet Race with Alex Thompson on...

IRISH sailor Nin O’Leary will race with British skipper Alex Thomson in the famous biennial offshore Fastnet Race, starting from Cowes on Sunday 6th...

Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA Club Notes

Minor Hurling Kilbree hurlers welcomed St Malachy’s to Rossmore. St Malachy’s are a combination of Gleann na Laoi, Dripsey and Donoughmore. This was a...




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

Government’s new Disability Inclusion Strategy will be measured by its implementation

Responding to the publication of the new National Disability Inclusion Strategy Fianna Fail Spokesperson on Disability Margaret Murphy O'Mahony said, "While I welcome...

Rural communities face “exodus” unless health services improve

CORK North West TD, Michael Moynihan has said that unless health services in rural Ireland improve, we will see an exodus of people moving...

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Cork GAA legend Dr. Con Murphy gives his verdict on the...

Ahead of the opening of Páirc Uí Chaoimh, we spoke with a true Cork GAA legend who knows the stadium better than anyone, Dr....

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West Cork Property

Government inaction on Mortgage to Rent Scheme failing mortgage holders

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance, Michael McGrath has said that the Government has failed to support mortgage holders in arrears by not making better...


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...

Rising costs of commercial insurance must be curtailed

Yesterday Cork based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, debated in Seanad Éireann about the need to curtail the increasingly high costs of insurance as...

Finance News

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...

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...

West Cork Motors

Cork County Council takes action in relation to advertising vehicles, trailers,...

CORK County Council has launched a new policy to deal with unauthorised advertising vehicles, trailers, signs, including vehicles offered for sale on public roads. Using...

New Mercedes-Benz E-Class cabriolet completes E-Class range renewal

THE introduction of the new E-Class Cabriolet – which will arrive on to the Irish market in September – has seen Mercedes-Benz carry out...