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Baltimore celebrates opening of sailing club’s newly refurbished club house

THE village of Baltimore was celebrating recently with the opening of the newly-rebuilt clubhouse for Baltimore Sailing Club by Simon Coveney TD, Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine & Defence. The scenic fishing village played host to hundreds of local and national sailors, visitors to the region and the local community, who were hugely supportive of the development of new club house and its facilities, which embraces all levels of sailing and encourages activity in the waters of the Carbery’s

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Dunmanway retailers delighted with Beacon Retail Programme

CORK County Council’s Beacon Retail Programme for 15 Dunmanway retailers was completed in the town recently.   The programme commenced in early March this year and following an onsite meeting with the business owners in the town, a strategic working document was tailor made for each individual outlet. This document was designed by an external expert team who specialise in the retail industry and for the duration of the programme, the business owner had the support and advice of this

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Patry time in Kinsale for 2014 Regatta Festival

Kinsale Regatta Festival 2014 – will again have a range of activities, on land and sea, for people of all ages and abilities. The oldest Regatta in Ireland (over 200 years), set in one of Ireland’s most spectacular harbours the Regatta is a fun packed week, with many land-based events in addition to the traditional water activities – from ocean yachts to mixed dingy racing, swim around Sandycove Island, and children’s sailing. There is also a new Sailability Sailing competition

Community News

Clonakilty Tidy Towns doing great work

CLONAKILTY Tidy Towns volunteers continue to enhance and compliment the good work of the Council, FÁS and TÚS workers in town as the streets, estates and public areas are all looking well this summer.   The fine weather of the last month has helped to bring on the blooms. Great credit is due to the group and also a number of individuals who spend a lot of their own time and initiative in different areas of the town. The full