West Cork News

First sod turned for the new Lidl store in Bantry

“THE new Lidl store in Bantry will provide more choice for the people of this community and will also provide jobs,” said local independent...

Cork County twinning with Miami-Dade approved

THE elected members of Cork County Council have unanimously approved the signing of a Sister County Agreement between Cork County and Miami-Dade County, Florida....


National Spring Clean springs into action in Coolkelure, Dunmanway

Roadside clean up held in Coolkelure and surroundings, Dunmanway on Saturday April 22nd with 30 volunteers. Initiated by An Taisce National Spring Clean and...

Entertainment & Arts


Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA Club Notes 

Keohane Readymix present Kilbree Camogie Club with jerseys! Eibhlin Keohane of Keohane Readymix presented Kilbree’s U16 camogie team with a new set of jerseys on...

Cork Sports Clubs Go Racing at Cork Racecourse Mallow

‘Cork Sports Clubs Go Racing’ is a new fundraising initiative created by Cork Racecourse Mallow to allow local sports clubs to fundraise for their...




ICG cuts the first steel for new €144 Irish Ferries cruise...

Eamonn Rothwell, Chief Executive of Irish Continental Group plc accompanied by Andrew Sheen, Managing Director of Irish Ferries today (Friday, April 7th 2017) visited...

‘Saga Pearl 2’ Commences Port of Cork Cruise Season 2017

Saga Cruises’ MV Saga Pearl 2 will start the Port of Cork’s cruise liner season on 20th March, the first of 65 calls expected...



Health matters

Cystic Fibrosis patients in Cork to benefit from access to Orkami...

Cystic fibrosis patients in Cork are set to benefit from a new deal between the Health Service Executive and pharmaceutical company, Vertex, which will...

Disability organisations must pool their transport resources in order to facilitate...

WEST Cork TD Michael Collins told the Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD that the delay by the present government and it predecessors to sign-up to...

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West Cork Property

Fine Gael failing to deliver on housing commitments claims TD

Cork North West TD, Michael Moynihan has criticised Minister for Housing Simon Coveney for his failure to deliver on commitments contained in the Action...


Creed to further intensify market access efforts for Irish food and drink exporters

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD outlined a seven point plan to increase international market access for Irish food and...

Flavour.ie launches a series of Summer Workshops helping SMEs to tackle the business of...

Kate Ryan knows that starting out in a new business means that as much of "the stuff" as possible needs to be done in-house...

Cork County Council, Cork Smart Gateway and Enterprise Ireland launch €80k Small Business Innovation...

Seed Fund Challenge invites applicants to deliver innovative ways to help Cork’s elderly citizens maintain a good quality of life. Cork County Council together with...

Finance News

Proposal for an all-Ireland public banking system

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has added her voice to calls for an all-Ireland public banking system.The Ireland South MEP made the call...

Housing Assistance Payment Scheme helps 1,050 households in Cork County find...

AS part of meeting the Government’s ambitious “Rebuilding Ireland” target for the Housing Assistance Payment scheme (HAP) of securing housing for 12,000 households nationally...

West Cork Motors

At the Ford 100 celebrations in Ballinascarthy

Pictured celebrating 100 years of FORD at Ballinascarthy was Rachel Nicholson and Tadhg and Deirdre O'Neill from Ballinascarthy. Pic: Denis Boyle

Gardaí can now test motorists for drugs at the roadside

THE Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Mr Shane Ross has today, Wednesday 12th April, announced the commencement of the drug driving provisions in...