We are starting into a new year and in the process of planning for exciting things happening in July, namely our CoAction Children’s Summer Camp. Camps will again be held in Bantry, Castletownbere, Clonakilty, Dunmanway and Skibbereen.
“Kilmeen Kubs” Nursery Programme running for third year! The “Kilmeen Kubs” Nursery Programme is a hurling, camogie and football coaching programme. This programme is a joint venture run by Kilmeen National School and Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA Club. The programme was originally launched in February 2013. The launch of the third year of this successful venture took place in November 2014.
BALLINASCARTHY was a hive of activity recently for the official launch of the much awaited “Jeep for Jason”. Paschal Sheehy from RTE handed over the keys of the new top-of-the-range medically equipped emergency response vehicle to Dr Jason van der Velde in an absolutely packed to capacity Ballinascarthy Hall. The jeep was on show from 3pm that day and an estimated 2,500 people came to see it and to attend
THE pSoken Wrod was out of the blocks for the New Year in flying style in Clonakilty recently. Afric McGlinchey led an evening rich in spontaneous poetry, well rehearsed verse and music. The five-word-challenge (Epiphany, convoluted, relic, stab, softly) drew such inspiration that the judges were stumped, the eventual winner of the pint being Joe Harte.
THE Clonakilty Sinn Féin Cumann will hold an open meeting on Friday 30th January at 8pm at O’Donovan’s Hotel, to which all local supporters and members are encouraged to attend. Paul Hayes, who made history last May as the first SF member elected to Cork County Council in West Cork since the 1920’s, will be guest speaker on the night. A short video will be showed outlining the history of
The 2015 Annual General Meeting of GalleyFlash Rowing Club was held on Sunday, January 11th in Rathbarry Hall. Following a review of the past seasons activities on and off the water, the new committee was elected. The new line up is as follows: President: PatJoe Harrington Chairman: Donal Hayes Secretary: Patrick Harrington Treasurer: Breeda Hayes PRO: Sandra Hayes Senior Club Captain: Sean Keohane Junior Club Captain & Child Protection Officer:
GAELSCOIL Mhichíl Uí Choileáin in Clonakilty has expressed a “Go raibh maith agat” mór to school families, businesses and the general public following a successful old mobile phone collection which has resulted in the provision of two iPads for ASD pupils in the school from Irish Autism Action.
2014 – GalleyFlash Rowing Club – a year in review As the year draws to a close, we reflect on the season that was. It is often said that blood, sweat and tears win races, matches and jobs. However, for the rowers of the GalleyFlash, it involves much more than that. With training starting as early as winter 2013 for some; the dedication, commitment and determination of these local heroes
Club Awards Night a Great Success! The club held its medals presentation last Saturday night in St Mary’s Hall, Rossmore. There was much to celebrate in 2014. The club had many reasons to celebrate on and off the field of play.
THE main route from Clonakilty to Lislevane will be closed for almost a month to facilitate the replacement of a bridge, Cork County Council have confirmed. The L-4018-0 will be closed from its junction with the L-4015-4 at Ring to its junction with the L-4016-0 at Ballintemple, near Darrara from 8am on Monday 26th January to 6pm on Friday 20th February 2015.