GARDAÍ in Bantry are investigating a fatal road traffic collision which occurred in Kilcrohane at approximately 8.05pm on Thursday nigh, October 23rd.
Carrigboy mini sevens had a very enjoyable outing against Kealkill NS and Adrigole NS in Kealkill last week. The boys’ team lost out to Kealkill after a great game. The girls’ team qualified for the next round of the competition after two great performances. Thanks to Darren Stock and Joe O’Driscoll for training our teams.
Pictured At the Muintir Bhaire Community Playschool in Durrus were children Cillian O’Shea, Micheala Johnson Kelleher, Tom Daly, Grace O’Brien and Fion Wiseman donning their denims for the inaugural Jeans4Genes Day organised by the Mercy Hospital Foundation. Picture: Denis Boyle courtesy of Mercy Hospital Foundation.
THE Bantry Bay Lions hosted a dinner celebration for the winners of the All-Ireland 2014 Intel Youth Enterprise Ideation competition. The Beara Community School in Castletownbere, represented by Daniel O’Neill, John O’Donoghue, Nicole Elphick, Caitriona Anne Nee, Jayden Murphy and David O’Driscoll.
Bantry Blues U16 hurlers came away with the spoils following a good win over Fastnet Gaels in a breezy Skibbereen on Sunday last in the West Cork League Final.
ON Monday, 29 September, the Bantry Bay Lions made a presentation of a cheque for €500 to Ms. Dympna Daly, Principal of Our Lady of Mercy School for the Special Needs Unit. This was proceeds from Lions Garden fete kindly hosted by Nora Lynch and family at her home in July. Ms Daly thanked the Lions and explained that the school receives some funding from Central Government, so much for
by Brendan Roche PLANNING permission has been sought by the Sheeps Head Way Committee for the repair and upgrade of one of its best known walking trails known as “the Lighthouse Loop”. The trail, which starts at Tooren trailhead car park, is approximately 4.2 kilometres long and needs repiars made to 1.7 kilometres of it.
AN attempt to add some extra interest into the annual Santaland & Christmas Bazaar has now taken on a life of its own as Our Lady of Mercy National School are planning to open a Christmas Pop-up Shop in Bantry Town. Stock has been gathered from around the country and the school will be offering Christmas decorations at discount store prices to Bantry shoppers on the run up to Christmas.
Hurling took centre stage in the club this week. On Friday the under 12 hurlers won the west cork league final with a victory over Clonakilty. All the players put in a great performance and were a credit to their team mentors John O’Shea and Eamonn McCarthy. On Saturday evening the Junior B hurlers also won their league final beating Randal Og on a scoreline of 5-17 to 0-10. After
BANTRY Bay Lions Club has announced details of their 2014 Community Awards Night. The Lions Club want to acknowledge the positives within the community and to highlight the caring nature of people, and in doing so highlight the good work being done.