West Cork News

Bandon Transport and Public Realm Enhancement Plan shortlisted for Irish Planning...

Cork County Council’s Transport and Public Realm Enhancement Plan (TPREP) for Bandon has been shortlisted in two categories at the upcoming Irish Planning Institute...

Cork bishop tells priests to stop the sign of peace at...

Bishop of Cork and Ross Rev. Dr. John Buckley has advised priests of the diocese to suspend the Sign of Peace in Mass to...



HSE disrespecting West Cork Home Helps says TD

Cork South West TD, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said that it is completely unfair and disrespectful that Home Help staff who are fully employed...

Entertainment & Arts


Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA Club Notes

Club AGM elects 2018 officers! The club’s AGM took place on Wednesday last in Rossmore. Pat Tobin welcomed everyone to the meeting. Christy Daly presented...

Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA Club Notes

The annual Christmas senior citizens party took place on Sunday in St Mary’s Hall. This was a momentous event as it was the...




Visitors to Irish whiskey distilleries up 11% in 2017

The number of visitors to Irish whiskey distillery visitor centres reached 814,000 in 2017, according to new figures published today by the Irish Whiskey...

2018 Haven early booking offer unveiled

The festive period has arrived and Irish Ferries is giving holidaymakers further reason to celebrate with the unwrapping of a Haven Holiday early booking...



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Health matters

Irish Cancer Society launches Lung Cancer Awareness Month and says almost...

At the launch of its Lung Cancer Awareness Month yesterday, the Irish Cancer Society announced that 27% of Irish people were unable to name...

Taoiseach’s Republic of Opportunity doesn’t extend to people with disabilities claims...

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Disability, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony TD has said that the latest SILC data demonstrates that the Taoiseach Varadkar’s ‘Republic of...

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New Dementia: Understand Together TV ad highlights the difference that support...

A new TV advertisement highlighting the impact of caring for a loved one who has been diagnosed with dementia and the important role of...


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West Cork Property

Affordable housing must be a Government priority

Cork North West TD, Aindrias Moynihan has said that an affordable housing scheme must be rolled out as quickly as possible by the...


Enterprise Ireland announces All Sector €750,000 Competitive Start Fund to accelerate growth of start-ups

Enterprise Ireland’s first Competitive Start Fund (CSF) of the year will open to all sectors for applications on Tuesday 23rd January. The €750,000 fund...

Free Consultancy Support for Eco-innovators

Do you have an idea to develop a new product from fishing nets, ropes or component materials (FNRCs)? Are you a start-up or established...

Local Enterprise Offices announce Cork’s Best Young Entrepreneurs

Cork’s ‘Best Young Entrepreneurs’ were named at an awards ceremony hosted by Cork’s three Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) on Thursday, December 14th in Republic...

Finance News

Ministers must engage with farmers on stamp duty concerns

Cork South West TD, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has called on Ministers Michael Creed and Paschal Donoghue to engage with farming organisations over concerns...

“Late Late Show” Budget offers little for rural Ireland

CORK South West TD, Michael Collins is not convinced that the measures announced in Budget 2018 will address adequately the many problems facing rural...

West Cork Motors

Government must step up efforts to tackle high motor insurance premiums

On the first anniversary of the publication of the Cost of Insurance Working Group Report, Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath has called...

Cork woman wins ‘Leading Light in Road Safety’ Road Safety Officer...

Caroline Casey has been awarded the Road Safety Authority Leading Lights ‘Road Safety Officer’ award for 2017. The award was presented to Caroline by...