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Success for Bandon athletes

Phil Healy of Bandon A.C. ran a great anchor leg in the second semi-final of the women’s 4x100m relay in the European Championships to help the Irish team achieve 4th place in a time of 43.84 seconds in Zurich.   This is a new national record, beating the old record of 43.93 which was set in the European Championships in 2010. Unfortunately the team just missed out on qualifying for

Kilmacsimon rowing club notes

All Ireland Glory for Kilmacsimon at Coastal Rowing Finals 2014 Waterville, Co Kerry looked splendid in the late summer sun as the 2014 All Ireland Coastal Rowing Finals kicked off on the weekend of August 15th – 17th. Overall, Kilmacsimon Swimming and Rowing Club became All Ireland Champions 2014 in  3 categories bringing home the Gold; U16 ladies(Emma Scannell, Emma Davidson, Robyn O’Mahony, Ciara Weldon with cox Tadgh Collins); Masters ladies(Marian

International autism specialist to speak at event in Bandon

SPECIAL Strength for Special Parents is a unique financial and health education evening for parents of young and adult children with an intellectual disability or autism. The charity event is the brainchild of two young business women Caroline Crowley of Chartered Accountancy firm Charles P Crowley & Co and Bandon based nutritional therapist Alison Kingston.   The event is tailored to meet many practical issues ranging from financial supports to

Kilmacsimon rowing notes

All Ireland Glory for Kilmacsimon at Coastal Rowing Finals 2014   Waterville, Co Kerry looked splendid in the late summer sun as the 2014 All Ireland Coastal Rowing Finals kicked off last weekend, with races commencing on Friday evening, August 15th and concluding on Sunday August 17th. Kilmacsimon got off to a flying start, when on the Friday evening, the first success for the Club went to the Cork Yawl

Le Chéile Rose returns to Ballineen following 14-year absence

by Liam O’Driscoll   THE Village Inn Enniskeane hosted the Le Chéile Rose competition recently; organised by Ballineen Foróige Club, this charity event in aid of the Irish Kidney Association saw seven enthusiastic and inspirational ladies take to the stage, each representing a local business or organisation.   As part of their annual citizenship project, Ballineen Foróige Club decided to revive and awaken this event which first took place in

One stop diabetes health check opportunity Diabetes Ireland in West Cork

DIABETES Ireland, Southern Office will hold a screening and information event in Scannell’s Pharmacy, Ballineen on Friday, August 29th. Any member of the general public is welcome to pop in between 10am and 4pm ( exc. Lunch 1pm to 2pm).   The screening consists of a risk assessment and blood glucose testing, a simple five second test, which is a tool used to help identify people who may be at

Kilmacsimon Swimming and Rowing Club notes

SWCYRA 2014 Championship – Kilmacsimon Swimming and Rowing Club continue to shine Scenic Schull was the venue last Sunday August 10th for the 4th and penultimate round of the SWCYRA Championship 2014. Kilmacsimon crews again performed very well winning 5 races,   they were runners up in 4  and finished third in 6  races. Medal tally was as follows: Gold: U14 ladies(Claire Cummins, Sarah Neary, Saoirse McCarthy, Kate Murphy, cox Sean