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New Sculpture to be unveiled on the Railway Pier, Bantry

A new sculpture commissioned by Cork County Council on behalf of the Department of Environment, Community & Local Government was recently erected on the Railway Pier, Bantry.   Entitled “Odyssey”, this piece is intended to reflect the illusive beauty of West Cork, symbolising not only the wild beauty of the surrounding countryside but also the historic affinity between Bantry and Bantry Bay. Its theme revolves around acknowledging life brought from the sea – both natural and economic. Its basic design

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Call for extension of Wild Atlantic Way to include the coastal route from Clonakilty to Timoleague

CORK County Council has backed a motion calling for the route of the Wild Atlantic Way to be extended to include the coastal route from Clonakilty to Timoleague. Asking for support for the motion from Council colleagues, Sinn Fein councillor Paul Hayes highlighted the fact that the route currently bypasses this headland “of incredible natural beauty” where active communities work hard to promote the area. “Courtmacsherry and nearby Timoleague host their own festivals annually, with each one running for an

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Awakening your Inner Healer – workshops with Federico Marincola

Federico Marincola is a musician with a deep interest, and years of experience, in radionics and dowsing designed to awaken our inner healer and strengthen our body’s natural ability to heal.  He is also a sociologist, an active dowser, a healer and Core Shamanism practitioner. He regularly practices and teaches dowsing, radionics and hands-on healing in Europe and Central America. He is the vice-president of the Società Italiana di Radionica and the “Coordinador Didáctico” of the Fundación de Radiónica y

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Men’s health on show in West Cork

The Public Health Nurse (PHN) services in West Cork are using Summer Agricultural Shows in the West Cork area to bring health advice to people in the region, particularly men. The Men’s Health Project initiative aims to bring information on men’s health to the public and to provide an opportunity for men to meet their local health professionals in an informal setting.   In July the PHN services, with input from other clinical disciplines in primary care had an information