AN emergency motion calling on Irish Water to proceed with the main drainage in Bandon was passed by Cork County Council at its recent meeting. The motion was introduced by Bandon-based Sinn Féin Cllr Rachel McCarthy following news last week that after a cost benefit analysis Irish Water had decided not to implement the main drainage scheme as envisaged and wanted it to be redesigned. The scheme has been plagued with delays and councillors have been calling for it to
Laochra Óg Hurling Club had their first anniversary celebrations in the Riverside Park Hotel Macroom recently. The day kicked off at 3pm last Sunday with a bouncing castle, zumba dancing, face painting, fast and furious sliotar shot speed, food and refreshments.
FOLLOWING their busiest year to date that saw them play dates across Europe, tour with Clannad and share the Acoustic Stage at Glastonbury with Suzanne Vega and Jake Bugg, Donegal trio The Henry Girls begin 2015 with a series of Irish shows including Clonakilty before returning to the US.
by Sarah Canty AT the ISPCC outcomes launch in Cork on Monday morning staff and volunteers highlighted the good work they carried out in 2014 including many services provided to West Cork. Since the launch of its Anti-Bullying Shield campaign in 2013, the ISPCC has implemented the programme in 25 Cork County schools and clubs. The self-evaluation programme is aimed at stopping bullying before it happens and helps schools and clubs identify where their current policies need to be improved.