THIS was the scene on the newly surfaced section of the main N71 road between Leap and Connonagh on Sunday morning after yob drivers destroyed the new surface in the early hours by performing handbrake turns on the road. [Read more...]
THE West Cork Vintage Club will hold its autumn run on Sunday, October 14th next starting at the Clonakilty Showgrounds at 11am.
THE rules around motorcycle training are set to change in January 2013, as the Road Safety Authority rolls out its campaign to introduce more rigorous training for all road users. Now learners can train to meet those new standards in West Cork as the Bantry Driving Academy launches lessons for motorcyclists at its state-of-the-art training facility.
THE Bandon Vintage Run is taking place on Sunday, October 7th next starting from Station Road, registration of cars from 10.30am at the Kilmichael Bar.
THE launch of the Westlodge Hotel Fastnet Rally took place on Friday evening last at the Westlodge Hotel in Bantry in front of a large attendance.
The event, organised by the Skibbereen and District Car Club, will take place on the October Bank Holiday weekend. [Read more...]
Registration will take place from 9am -10am and departing the Hotel grounds at 10.15.
THE Cortina Owners Club of Ireland (COCI) will celebrate their 50th anniversary at Rosscarbery’s Celtic Ross Hotel in September.
The event which takes place from September 6th – 8th was officially launched at Bandon Motors Ford recently. [Read more...]
THE 23rd annual West Cork Vintage Club vintage and steam show will take place in the Showgrounds, Clonakilty on Sunday, July 22nd next. [Read more...]
The objectives of the Operation are to raise awareness of the dangers of inappropriate and excessive speed, reduce the number of speed related collisions, and therefore save lives and reduce injuries on our roads. [Read more...]
NEW car sales fell 42 per cent in June to 6,370 units (down from 11,007 in June ’11)
If the Scrappage cars sold last June are excluded, this drop is 7.5 per cent year-to-date new car sales are down 13.5 per cent; 10,422 fewer cars sold compared to the first six months of last year. [Read more...]