TOWNS, villages and islands across the region were among the winners at the 2014 SuperValu Tidy Towns competition this year. Regular strong performers in the Category C section Clonakilty, Kinsale and Kenmare all picked up gold medals.
Kilbree Camogie Club bids farewell to club secretary Eileen McCarthy. A fun day was held in Rossmore last Sunday morning by Kilbree camogie club. This event was hugely enjoyable for the many children and adults in attendance. Many “stations” were set up in the pitch and the children thoroughly enjoyed taking part in each one. An ice-cream van and refreshments were available for all afterwards.
TAKE the chance to step into the kitchen at Richy’s and get ‘cooking’. Richy Virahsawmy will guide you through a delicious three course menu. He will assist you on the preparation of the dishes. Then of course you get to eat the meal you created, with a glass of wine or three! Take the full recipes home with you so you can impress your friends and family.
Reenascreena Community playgroup are organising events for the ladies of the locality in the coming weeks. These will include a cookery, beauty care and floral demonstration. To get these off to a healthy start they will host a course of GET FIT classes in the hall.
The West Cork Vintage Ploughing Association annual Charity Working Day sponsored by “Lynch & McCarthy Case IH “for those who demand more” will take place on Sunday September 14th at Rocksavage, Clonakilty, West Cork by kind permission of Mr John Sutton himself a keen vintage enthusiast on beautiful site overlooking the sea.
MINISTER of State at the Department of Social Protection, Kevin Humphreys T.D and local Labour TD Michael McCarthy, today visited a number of centres offering supports for jobseekers across West Cork. Deputy McCarthy said, “Tackling unemployment remains the single biggest issue for West Cork. I was delighted to show new Minister for Labour Activation, Kevin Humphreys, around today so that he could see for himself how this region is fighting
Ireland and Germany have had strong cultural and ecclesiastical links back to the Middle Ages. St. Mary’s Abbey, Rosscarbery, is the only definitely known daughter-house of the famous Schottenklöster, Irish Benedictine monasteries founded in the 11th century in Bavaria and Austria. The monks from Rosscarbery went from St James in Regensburg which was to become the mother-house of some twelve monasteries, as far away as Kiev and Vienna.
U14’s bow out of hurling championship! The U14 hurlers lost the semi-final of the championship to Western Gaels last Tuesday evening in Enniskeane. Western Gaels started the brighter side and maintained this pressure throughout the match. The final score was Western Gaels 1-10 Kilbree 1-1. Team: Conor Carmody, Mark Tobin, Jamie O’Donovan, Cian Murphy, Thomas O’Sullivan, Killian O’Driscoll, Thomas Tyner, Conor Hurley, Mark Keohane, Brian Deasy, Eoin McCarthy, Paul Lyons,
While the All Ireland finals usually heralds the end of the coastal rowing championship calendar, the earlier date this year meant that the crews of the GalleyFlash were back on the water soon after their All Ireland success. On Saturday, August 23rd, the final ‘fun’ regatta of the year was held in Kilmacsimon. Five Galley crews competed in six races on this occasion. The crews were as follows:
Members of the Ballinascarthy Community Association who took part in the 5km fundraising walk recently as part of the ongoing efforts to raise €36,000 for a new jeep for Dr Jason Van der Veldt and the West Cork Rapid Response team. To donate contact Betty on 087 241 4787 or Kate on 086 454 0981.