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Delayed discharges cost 629 bed days in Bantry General Hospital so...

Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South West, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has described new figures, which reveal the extent of bed day losses at Bantry...

County Mayor says city boundary proposals are ill conceived

The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Declan Hurley, has described the Mackinnon report as “ill conceived". The County Mayor made his comments in...

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Bantry Bay Lions Club Diary

The Bantry Bay Lions Club attended the Glengarriff Fun Day on August 13. A paint ball shooting game was set up and proved to...

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Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA Club Notes

“U16 hurlers progress to final” Clonakilty provided in opposition in the U16 hurling championship semi-final, played in Timoleague on Tuesday last. This was a pulsating game...

Ring Rowing Club Finsh the SWYCRA 2017 Championship in style

The 5th and final South West  Championship Regatta was held in Schull on Sunday 13th August , this was always going to be an...

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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...

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Children with Autism Being Failed by the State says TD

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Disability, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said the failure of Minister Bruton to come forward with proposals to end the...

Cork people avail of free blood pressure checks as Irish Heart’s...

NEW figures from Irish Heart’s Mobile Health Unit service show that a total of 397 people from Cork have availed of its free blood...

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West Cork author Louise O’Neill joins New Always #LikeAGirl Squad to...

At puberty, girls’ confidence plummets. The most recent Always Confidence & Puberty Study1 reveals that 64% of young women aged 16-24 lost confidence during...

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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...

Business

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...

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...

Finance News

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...

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...

West Cork Motors

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...

New Car Registrations Decrease by -30.2% in first half of 2017

The latest Car Registration Stats provided today by Irish car data experts www.Motorcheck.ie show that Car registrations have dropped by 30% since 2016. In 2016,...