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Graham joins charity hikers on Sheep’s Head Way

MORE than 160 people took part in Christian Aid’s annual Sheep’s Head Hike recently, including renowned celebrity and TV personality Graham Norton. The Sheep’s Head Hike, one of Cork’s largest hiking events on the Sheep’s Head, is a fundraising event aimed at raising funds to help some of the world’s poorest communities out of poverty. This year’s event drew participants from Cork, Tipperary, and even as far as the UK. The event has raised almost €5,000, and with sponsorship still

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Earn your SCARs on the Wild Atlantic Way

IRELAND’S only adventure race which gives 100pc of the proceeds to charity, will take place along part of the spectacular West Cork leg of the Wild Atlantic Way, this October. ‘SCAR’ – the Skibbereen Charity Adventure Race – has already signed up a number of top Irish adventure athletes, including Fiona Meade, Chris Caulfield and Jerry O’Sullivan. Irish adventure racing has seen a huge rise in popularity in recent years, but what makes Skibbereen’s three-course offering unique is the volunteer

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County Cork – a cornucopia of free Culture Night events

Culture Night, a night of totally FREE entertainment happens this coming Friday, September 19th, throughout the County of Cork from Castletownbere in the West, Kinsale in the South, Duhallow in the North to Youghal in the East. Now in its fourth year, Culture Night is now firmly established and it is great to see the vast array of events taking place in towns and villages all across the County. There are too many events to mention each and every one

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Clonakilty Camera Club news

The Autumn programn got off to an excellent start in September with the clubs annual BBQ at the Shepperton Lakes on the  3rd. This was very well attended and enjoyed by all. The first meeting took place on Wednesday 10th September in O’Donovan’s Hotel. A minutes silence was observed in memory of Mary Cahalane, a former and enthusiastic club member, who passed away recently. Kathleen Hayes then introduced the evenings speakers. Many thanks to Bill Power, John Doheny, Vivien Buckley and Paul Tips all