SINCE the first batch came off the printers, organisers of Cork Rebel Week have been inundated with applications for the coveted Rebel Passport, with thousands of people from all over the globe vying to prove their “Corkness” and get their hands on one. Now there’s an opportunity for businesses from all over West Cork to get in on the act and become a Rebel Passport Partner free of charge.
Joan Greer, Nuala Welton, Ann Tobin, Ann O’Donovan, Ann Butler, Margureite O’Sullivan, Geraldine Harney, Una O’Leary, Mary Evans and Marguerite O’Driscoll, Ardfield at the Mercy Ladies Lunch in the Radisson Blu Hotel. [Read more...]
ALL the fun, farming and fantastic food from the 98th Clonakilty Agricultural Show will be showcased to an international TV audience on SKY TV this coming Thursday, June 20th. The West Cork show has been the heartbeat of the local community for almost 100 years and is the agricultural highlight for so many people each June.
A NEWLY established Summer School intends to outline the significance of the medieval connections between Cork and Europe and to explore future opportunities for cultural, social and business relationships between West Cork and Germany.
DIVERSIONS were put in place on Wednesday following a serious two-car collision on the main N71 near the Reenascreena turn off between Clonakilty and Rosscarbery.
Outgoing Mayor of Clonakilty Cionnaith Ó Súilleabháin gets a push off a bicycle by committee members Alison and Justin Grounds at the launch of the Clonakilty Bicycle Festival which celebrated its second year earlier this month with a bigger festival, more events and more people on bikes. [Read more...]
COUNCILLOR Phil O’Regan was elected as the new mayor of Clonakilty at the town Council’s AGM.
Phil O’Regan’s deputy will be Ann Cullinane.
She is likely to be the last mayor of Clonakilty as all of the country’s 82 town councils are facing abolition at next year’s local elections.
DUNOWEN House, the former home of rockstar Noel Redding is back on the market for a reduced price of €895,000.
The six bedroom detached house in Ardfield was famously the former home of the bass player with the Jimmi Hendrix Experience who lived in the area for many years having moved to Ireland in 1972.