STAFF at local dental practise Bantry Dental are celebrating after being named as Best Dental Team at the 2016 Irish Dentistry Awards. Bantry Dental were also highly commended in Practice of the Year Munster category at the awards ceremony at Dublin’s Mansion House recently. The awards reward excellence in dentistry throughout the island of Ireland. More than 50 Dental practices were nominated for what has become the blue riband event
FOLLOWING a public tender process BAM Civil Ltd has been appointed as the main contractor by Bantry Bay Port Company to undertake the new Bantry Inner Harbour Development.
West Cork Music is delighted to announce the programme for the 21st West Cork Chamber Music Festival, which runs from 1 – 9 July. There will be concerts in Bantry House and St Brendan’s Church from morning to late night as well as young musician masterclasses, artist interviews and Ireland’s only instrument exhibition.
WEST Cork projects won four awards at the 2016 Community and Council Awards hosted by ipb Insurance and LAMA at a gala awards night in the Crown Plaza Hotel in Dublin recently.
LOCAL Labour TD Michael McCarthy has welcomed the announcement of €16,000 for two local heritage structures.
Gardaí in Bantry are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Durrus on January 30th.
SEVEN Community Hospitals in West Cork – Castletownbere, Dunmanway, Bandon, Clonakilty, Skibbereen, Kinsale and Bantry are to receive €17.87m in funding for upgrades and refurbishment it has been announced.
GERMAN discount retailer Lidl has lodged a planning application to develop a new supermarket in the town at a site in Newtown.
THE Bantry Bay Lions held their annual food appeal at SuperValu in Bantry on December 11, 12 and 13. Non-perishable food items and money were donated to give a total value of €3720, a superb response from the community.
TWO Transition Year Science students from Coláiste Pobail Bheanntraí took their place among thousands of entrants at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition which was held in the RDS recently.