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West Cork News

Kinsale RNLI raft race this August Bank Holiday

CELEBRITY chef Martin Shanahan is promising a ‘party on the pier’ in Kinsale this Bank Holiday Saturday 1st August for the Kinsale RNLI Raft Race.  Up to 30 rafts will take part in the race, starting at the Bulman Bar in Summercove at 5pm and finishing at the main slip by Kinsale pier between 5.30pm and 6pm.

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Bandon water infrastructure projects finally to go ahead

IRISH Water, working in partnership with Cork County Council are set to progress the Bandon Water Main and Sewer Network projects it has been announced. The project represents an investment of €7 million and is a merger of the previously named Bandon Sewerage Collection Scheme and the new Bandon Water Main Rehabilitation project. It will also allow for the provision of storm water network in areas of overlap with the proposed works.

The Jig - Entertainment & Arts

Unfolding B at Doswell Gallery

Unfolding B is the second exhibition in the summer series of contemporary art at Doswell Gallery, Rosscarbery, West Cork.   Opening on Saturday 8th August, it features the work of Tom Climent, Don Cronin, Donna McNamara and Cóilín Murray.  Unfolding B is showing recent paintings, prints and sculpture from these well-known established artists.

Community News

Bantry Bay Lions Club Diary – July 2015

The Bantry Bay Lions President Mary O’Regan-Barsum completed a highly successful year in office on June 16. She handed over the Presidency to Jerry Desmond who will hold the office for the next 12 months. Pictured are Mary and Jerry at the handover ceremony. Good luck Jerry.