by Stephen Johnson THE Eastern Relief Road in Kenmare was finally opened last week — to mixed reviews. Work on the 700-metre stretch of road, which cost 2.5 million euro, began more than three years ago. The Relief Road connects R569 (the Kilgarvin Road) with Railway Road. There are concerns that the new road will divert visitors away from the small businesses along Henry Street and Main Street in centre
Pictured at a public meeting at the Deerpark Centre, Bandon to announce details of the “Bandon says no to water meters” protest march at Bandon on Saturdar, November 1st at 12pm was event organiser Denise Horgan with Bandon residents and also at the meeting was Rachel McCarthy MCC who was on hand to answer questions. The protest march shall meet at the bridge at Bandon and parade down Patricks Quay
THE Ballinascarthy Community Association, who are spearheading the campaign to provide Dr Jason Van der Velde from the West Cork Rapid Response with a new emergency vehicle, are delighted to confirm that their dream is now a reality due to the response from the people of West Cork, which has been superb.
Myross Rowing Club were thanked for organising rowers to take part in two rows, namely Ocean to City and around the island row in aid of Union Hall Lifeboat Station They raised a massive €2,500 which was recently presented by Myross Rowing Club chairman, Anthony Glanton.
IFA President Eddie Downey said the strong turnout of thousands of farmers at meat plants around the country in support of IFA’s 24-hour beef price protests illustrates the level of anger over the massive €350 per head cattle price gap that has now opened up with our main export market in the UK.
Pictured at the launch of the book Do You Remember? by author Alice Taylor at the Private Collector Gallery, Innishannon was Jack and Bill Allen from Newmarket with Alice Taylor.
GARDAÍ in Bantry are investigating a fatal road traffic collision which occurred in Kilcrohane at approximately 8.05pm on Thursday nigh, October 23rd.
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.
Pictured celebrating at Caulfields Supervalu Bandon after being awarded the best business group of the year in the EIQA National Q Mark awards were staff members with Lorraine Kenny HR Mgr and Andrew Fallon, General Mgr. Pic: Denis Boyle
CORK Southwest Fine Gael TD Jim Daly has received confirmation from West Cork Rural Transport that they are currently considering a new bus route around the town of Bandon to replace the previous route which was run by Martin Crowley Bus Services in the town of Bandon for 14 years.