Successful weekend for U21 & U16 footballers! U21 Football Championship The Kilmeen U21 footballers opened their championship campaign on Friday evening last against Tadgh Mac Carthaigh. This was a very close and tense affair with Tadgh Mac Carthaigh having the better exchanges in the first half. Trailing by four points at half time, Kilmeen created better scoring chances in the second half and the teams could not be
THE Celtic Ross Hotel is carrying out a range of key improvements to the Hotel. For 2015, there are ongoing physical improvements being made to the hotel interior, but the most vital and far reaching investment has been in developing and providing a training programme for its staff.
THE Latest Central Statistics Office figures show that unemployment has dropped for 31 months in a row and that in Cork County, there has been a fall of 23.44% over that period. In Cork the number of people on the Live Register has fallen from 43,941 to 33,641 while nationally the percentage signing on has dropped from 15.2% in 2012 to 10.5% today.
THE start of 2015 has been a busy time for the club. On the 7th of Febuary Bantry Macra held a dinner dance in the Westlodge hotel Banty it was a great night had by all members who came on the night thanks to Bantry Macra for organising a great night. The 5 a side soccer Carbery round took place in Rosscarbery on the 1st of Febuary it was
TEN events and fesivals in West Cork are set to benefit from €30,000 in funding as part of a national allocation of €564,000 made through Failte Ireland.
A CROWD of almost 200 turned up to see Armagh and Crossmaglen football legend Oisin McConville speak in Barryroe last Saturday evening. Organised by the local GAA club, the event was held in the new sports hall adjacent to the national school.
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Dates for Easter Camp & Cul Camp announced The club’s Easter Camp will take place this year from 7th-9th April, in Rossmore. The inaugural event last year was a huge success with over eighty children taking part. The annual Cul Camp will take place form 20th-24th July (inclusive). This event has been growing from strength to strength over the past number of years. Last year over one hundred
FAIRTRADE Fortnight continues until March 8th with this year’s theme being – “The Power is in your Pocket”. Clonakilty was Ireland’s first Fairtrade town and the local committee is appealing to the local businesses to promote Fairtrade items in their premises during Fairtrade Fortnight, by displaying them more prominently, and ensuring that stock doesn’t run out!
THE Celtic Ross Leisure Centre has been awarded the Cork County Council Water Safety Awareness Award for introducing the Primary Aquatics Water Safety (PAWS) programme to primary schoolchildren who attend the Celtic Ross swim classes.