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.
THE Make Your Mark on Cancer Walk is set to take place at 10am on Sunday 14th July 2013.
The 22km event is in aid of The Mercy Hospital Foundation, Cork, will take place between the Viaduct Pub on the Bandon Road, Cork, and the Town Hall, Bandon.
Pictured at Skibbereen town centre on Monday 17th June 2013 were 15 Skibbereen retailers who are all set for for a busy summer, thanks to a specially designed retail programme which was funded and managed by The West Cork Enterprise Board.
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.
Vietnam Vet bids to sail across the Atlantic single-handed, and he’s only 78!
Exclusive by Brain Moore
WHILE many from across the globe are making a special trip to Ireland this year for the ‘Gathering’, one ex marine from Maryland USA is preparing his ‘home’ to cross the ocean to Baltimore, West Cork.
Edward (Ed) Hart (78) is making the final preparations to sail his 32ft yacht the ‘Hooligan’, single-handed, from Baltimore, Maryland to Baltimore, in West Cork. [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.
THE body of a 43-year-old Polish man has been discovered in Dunmanway, Gardaí have confirmed.
The body was found by the brother of the man at a house on Castle Street in the town shortly before 9pm on Tuesday night.
The lifeboats were called to assist a disabled fishing boat at at 6.20pm when the Hardy 20 half-decker with two people aboard experienced engine failure as it was leaving Sherkin Island.