West Cork News

The mechanical harvesting of kelp in Bantry Bay must not go...

WEST Cork’s only independent TD, Michael Collins has condemned the decision to give the go-ahead for the mechanical harvesting of kelp in Bantry Bay...

Schull celebrates Nollaig around the world

Schull Business and Tourism Association is hosting a festive afternoon and evening embracing the different Christmas customs and traditions of our community. On Saturday 16th...



Uillinn Christmas Fair at the Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre

We look forward to this year's Uillinn Christmas Fair on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 December, a fabulous opportunity to purchase locally made Christmas...

Entertainment & Arts


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...

Leading enterprise IT services company renews Cork City FC sponsorship

Aspira, the Cork-based consulting and enterprise IT services company, has announced the renewal of its principal sponsorship of Cork City FC for the 2018...




Irish Ferries unwraps Christmas gift idea

A travel voucher towards next year’s Summer holiday could make a ‘ferry merry’ Christmas gift this year for families, friends or colleagues – according...

Sheen Falls Lodge unveils new luxury Oscars – Final instalment...

This month Kenmare’s award-winning five-star retreat, Sheen Falls Lodge, proudly unveils its new luxury Oscars Suites, marking the completion of the hotel’s two year...



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Health matters

Abusers of people with disabilities cannot be allowed to remain in...

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Disability, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said that it is not acceptable that people who have openly admitted physically abusing...

Fianna Fáil secures commitment from Children’s Minister not to remove Over...

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Disability, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said that her party secured a commitment from the Minister for Children and Youth...

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Skibbereen local businesses join forces with video to encourage shoppers to...

Part one of the Shop Local video series produced by Marsh Media for the Skibbereen and Bandon Credit Union features Abbey Furniture and Designs...


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West Cork Property

Legal Matters – I am living with my partner and we...

by Síne Enright Invariably in modern society, most couples chose to live together before they commit to marrying one another. Many couples chose not to...


Cork Personnel Honoured at Pride of Centra Awards

The fourth annual Pride of Centra Awards ceremony took place in the Cliff at Lyons in Co. Kildare recently where Centra employees from across...

Kinsale Promotes #ShopLocal this Christmas

Members of Kinsale Chamber of Tourism & Business welcome visitors and local and this year promotes an active #shoplocal campaign with a number of...

Local Enterprise Offices host IBYE business boot camp for Cork’s best young entrepreneurs

On November 17th and 18th the Local Enterprise Offices Cork (LEOs) put young entrepreneurs from Cork city and county through their paces as part of the nationwide...

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

2018 another active year for Mercedes-Benz with nine new models arriving

Mercedes-Benz is planning another active year ahead with nine new models set to arrive in the course of the year. In the first six months,...

New Mercedes-Benz X-Class pickup launched – seven-strong dealer network appointed

The eagerly awaited Mercedes-Benz X-Class pickup – an all-new model that marks the first venture by the German vehicle manufacturer into this popular light...