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Five lesser-known West Cork beauty spots

WITH outstanding natural beauty all around sometimes it’s easy to miss those little gems right under your nose in West Cork; what may seem “ordinary” in this majestic landscape would often be exceptional elsewhere.   With that in mind we’ve complied a list of five lesser-known beautiful locations in West Cork that the casual visitor may not be aware of. Of course all these locations are well known to many

Clonakilty Black Pudding is a model for local sustainable jobs says MEP

Deirdre Clune, Ireland South MEP, last week met with the owners of Clonakilty Black Pudding at the National Ploughing Championships and has praised the company as an example of how we can create local sustainable jobs in Cork. “Clonakilty Black Pudding is going from strength to strength. They are one of a growing number of food producers from the Cork area that are creating jobs, opening export markets and driving

Text alert system proving to be a success

by Eoghan O’Connell MORE than 600,000 texts alerting people to potential criminal activity in their local area have been sent to individuals and communities across the country during the first year of the crime prevention Text Alert system, according to figures released today by An Garda Síochána.

It’s a case of “digital first” for West Cork

NEXT Monday (Sept. 29th) influential business leaders will convene in West Cork to talk ‘digital’ at the third annual OFFSITE event organised by the West Cork Development Partnership (WCDP). OFFSITE is a unique business and technology event aimed to stimulate innovation and entrepreneurship in West Cork. This year the conference, which is taking place at the Celtic Ross Hotel in Rosscarbery on 29th September, will focus on digital innovation in

Bandon Community Radio to take to the air

by Eoghan O’Connell BANDONIANS will awake to a brand new sound on Saturday, October 18th next as the West Cork town’s very own community radio station takes to the air for the very first time. Bandon Community Radio aims to “educate people of all ages and nationalities, in all aspects of broadcasting for the good of their communities.”