West Cork News

Excitement on Bere Island as search is on for euromillions winner

The National Lottery is looking for its latest winner after a winning Euromillions Plus ticket worth 500,000 euro was sold on Bere Island in...

EU must urgently investigate Pulse Trawling

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has called on the European Commission to urgently carry out more research on Pulse Trawling. The Ireland South MEP,...



West Cork Bereavement Information Evening

Anam Cara the organisation that supports bereaved parents, will hold a Bereavement Information Evening on Tuesday 3rd of October from 19:30 to 21:30 in...

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Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA Club Notes 

U10 Padraic Dervin Memorial Tournament The U10 footballers were delighted to be invited to Macroom, to take part in the Padraic Dervin Memorial tournament, on...

Ballylckey local Cronin crowned Prestone British Rally Championship winner 2017

After a thrilling final stage, which saw turbo trio Fredrik Ahlin, Keith Cronin and Matthew Edwards battle it out on the motorsport mecca; the...

Ballinascarthy GAA notes




Clune calls on Ryanair to be upfront with their passengers

Ireland South MEP and member of the EU Transport committee Deirdre Clune has called on Ryanair to be upfront with their passengers and communicate...

Iconic Killarney hotel will be known once again as Great Southern...

One of Ireland’s oldest and best loved hotels will soon be known once again as the Great Southern Killarney. In a move that will...



Health matters

Letters – Understanding dementia during World Alzheimer’s Month

Dear Editor September is World Alzheimer's Month. The readers of the West Cork Times might be surprised to learn that Alzheimer's disease is one of...

National Breastfeeding Week health promotion event at The Westlodge Hotel, Bantry

Monday 2ND October 2017 @ The Westlodge Hotel Bantry Agenda 11:00 Welcome & Refreshments 11:15 Event Introduction- Shared personal experiences Sheila Lucey Public Health Nurse, IBCLC 11:30 “Your Health...

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Baltimore & Mizen Head, drone footage

This is a story about two people with one passion. I would like to thank @kachmarskyphotographer for his help in making this project about...

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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...


Apply to IBYE today to win a share of the €150,000 investment fund available...

If you are aged from 18 to 35 and have an existing business or business idea with real commercial potential, then the IBYE 2018...

Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA Club Notes

Junior Football The second football team played the championship semi-final against Kilmacabea in Leap, on Saturday night. In horrendous weather conditions, this was always going...

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...

Finance News

Legal Matters – What happens to my property after I die?

by Síne Enright Q. What happens to my property after I die? A. Whether or not you have made a Will will determine what will happen...

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...

West Cork Motors

Motor Insurance drops by 14% – but more work to do...

Cork based Senator, Tim Lombard, reservedly welcomed the new figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) which show a 14% drop in the cost...

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...