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Rosanna Davison opens Ireland’s first gluten-free in-store bakery at Scally’s SuperValu, Clonakilty

  A BIG crowd turned out at Scally’s SuperValu in Clonakilty for the official opening of Ireland’s first in-store, gluten-free bakery at the popular West Cork supermarket. Rosanna Davison, former Miss World and Mary Twohig, chairperson of the Coeliac Society of Ireland were on hand to help launch the bakery and food production facility as were the 96fm Street Fleet who were broadcasting from the store.   Always the innovator, owner Eugene Scally said that the new investment showed Scally’s

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McCarthy supports wage increase call

WEST Cork Labour TD Michael McCarthy has supported calls by a Labour Minister for Business and Employment that workers’ wage levels should increase as the economy continues to improve. “I agree with Minister Ged Nash when he says that we need a wage-led recovery and decent, sustainable jobs. As the economy improves, workers’ wage levels should also improve so that they are spending more in the local economy to sustain decent jobs. “We are becoming a competitive economy again. Therefore

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Mrs Shakespeare to visit Briery Gap Theatre, Macroom

Ian Wild winner of the Fish Short Story Prize (2009) and Aeon short fiction award (2012) is bringing his play “Mrs Shakespeare” to Briery Gap, Macroom on Friday 5th September! “Mrs Shakespeare” is a one woman, hour long comedy starring the multiple award winning actress Irene Kelleher.   The story tells the tale of William Shakespeare, reincarnated as a woman, who finds herself (or himself) in a mental asylum and comes to the conclusion she has made a complete mess of

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Kenmare parish history book launch

ON Friday September 5th, Canon Tom Looney will launch Holy Cross Church Kenmare 150 (1864 – 2014) A Social and Local History in Holy Cross Church, Kenmare at 8pm. All welcome.   This book celebrates the 150th anniversary of the consecration of Kenmare’s Holy Cross Church which has been at the heart of parish and community life since 1864; renowned as “the loveliest ornament in the diocese”. The book comprehensively documents the history of Kenmare Parish, its clergy, its religious,