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Dragons nesting in Ballydehob!

ELSEWHERE in West Cork it might be years since you’ve seen an old bedstead as part of a fence, but at An Sanctoir, Ballydehob such bygones have been reassembled into cheerful caricatures pointing out the route of The 2015 Sculpture Trail. A huge willow dragon has recently emerged from her nest and is now sunning herself in a nearby meadow; the Nessie like monster is 40 foot long and woven from willows, hazels and dogwood harvested at An Sanctoir. Nests

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Convoy of Porsches arrive in Kinsale after travelling the length of the Wild Atlantic Way

Almost 50 Porsches descended on Kinsale at the weekend as Porsche Club Ireland, with the support of Fáilte Ireland, complete their 2,000km Wild Atlantic Way driving tour at the Old Head Wild Atlantic Way Signature Discovery Point. Porsche Club Ireland teamed up with Fáilte Ireland to design the special weeklong itinerary that brought the car enthusiast club the length of the Wild Atlantic Way. They stopped off at all 15 Signature Discovery Points along the way – making it the

The Jig - Entertainment & Arts

Shape Art Studio, Skibbereen launches new website

Shape Art Studio will be launching their new website, www.shapeartstudio.com with an open studio day on Saturday 30 May at 2pm at the old Masonic hall, Mardyke Street, Skibbereen.   Shape Art Studio is an artist’s collective based in West Cork producing affordable, accessible contemporary artwork. The Shape artists Alison Cronin, Paul Forde Cialis and Rebecca Keyser work in the atmospheric environs of the Masonic hall, a building dating back to the 19th century.

Community News

Briery Gap nominated for County Mayors Community Awards

Briery Gap Community Group Events have been shortlisted for an award at the County Cork Mayor’s Community & Voluntary Awards on June 3rd 2015. The groups collectively include Youth Theatre, Christmas Pantomime and the annual Musical.