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Heritage Week puts West Cork towns on the map

AS part of National Heritage Week, Cork County Council has begun an initiative to produce a series of maps for the seven historic towns in the West Cork region. Launching the Dunmanway Historic Town Map in Dunmanway recently. Chairman of the Western Division councillor Declan Hurley said, “It is hoped these maps will encourage an appreciation of the rich heritage of the seven towns in the region both for locals

Kelly blaming local authorities for housing crisis says councillor

FIANNA Fáil general election candidate and Cork County Councillor Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said it is extremely unfair of Environment Minister Alan Kelly to insinuate that local authorities are not doing enough to tackle the housing and homelessness emergency.

Halfway roudabout to be upgraded

FINE Gael TD for Cork South West Jim Daly has received confirmation from Cork County Council that a “long term sustainable solution” is to be put in place to enhance the appearance of the “Halfway” roundabout. The news comes about twelve months on since Deputy Daly first raised the issue with Council Management and since then Mr. Daly says he has received ongoing correspondence from constituents seeking updates and requesting

Local breeders enjoy success in record year for Tullamore Show and AIB National Livestock Show

TWO West Cork Breeders celebrated success at this year’s AIB National Livestock Show, Ireland’s premier Livestock and Bloodstock competition which took place on Sunday, August 9th at Tullamore. The Show is Ireland’s largest annual one-day agricultural show and on Sunday approximately 65,000 people attended to enjoy both the Livestock Competition and the 700 trade stands on display, showcasing the best in rural enterprise, food, music and sustainability.

Kilmacsimon Rowing Club notes

Cork County Final This year’s Cork County Final was hosted by Courtmacsherry Rowing Club in Broadstrand last Saturday, August 8th. Kilmacsimon had a very successful day bringing home 4 Gold Medals, 4 Silver Medals and 7 Bronze Medals.

Bandon water infrastructure projects finally to go ahead

IRISH Water, working in partnership with Cork County Council are set to progress the Bandon Water Main and Sewer Network projects it has been announced. The project represents an investment of €7 million and is a merger of the previously named Bandon Sewerage Collection Scheme and the new Bandon Water Main Rehabilitation project. It will also allow for the provision of storm water network in areas of overlap with the

E Bandon Enterprise Centre offers cost effective and convenient office space for businesses

E Bandon Enterprise Centre, funded and supported by Cork County Council, Bandon Chamber of Commerce and Bandon Credit Union, boasts office space and meeting/training facilities for start ups and expanding businesses in the Bandon area. Centrally located in South Main Street, E-Bandon enables companies to develop and grow in dedicated office space, with a variety of desk and office configurations. The aim of the ECentre is to provide a flexible

Kilmacsimon RC notes

Club of the Day at Fourth SWCYRA Championship This year’s fourth SWYCRA Championship was held this Sunday, 12th July, in Castletownshend. Crowds gathered in this lovely venue to watch teams compete in the penultimate championship. Kilmacsimon crews kept the winning streak up, finishing the day with 7 Gold Medals; 5 Silver Medals and 3 Bronze Medals.

Kilmacsimon Rowing Club notes

Club of the Day at Third SWCYRA Championship This year’s third SWYCRA Championship was held this Sunday, 5th July, in Union Hall. Crowds gathered on the pier to watch as teams from West Cork battled for their place in the Championship. Kilmacsimon crews were more accustomed to the calm conditions of Union Hall, bringing home 7 Gold Medals; 5 Silver Medals and 3 Bronze Medals.

Kilmacsimon Rowing Club notes

Club of the Day at Third SWCYRA Championship This year’s third SWYCRA Championship was held this Sunday, 5th July, in Union Hall. Crowds gathered on the pier to watch as teams from West Cork battled for their place in the Championship. Kilmacsimon crews were more accustomed to the calm conditions of Union Hall, bringing home 7 Gold Medals; 5 Silver Medals and 3 Bronze Medals.