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Pick up a Bantry bargain as stately home contents go under the hammer

IT’S the best-known house in West Cork and now everyone has the chance to own a piece of it as the contents of Bantry House are set to go for auction in October.   The auction, to be conducted by Scottish fine art auctioneers Lyon & Turnbull is expected to raise €1 million which the owners, the Shelswell-White family intend to plough back into the house to ensure it has

Festival celebrates the best of West Cork Beef and all in a good cause

BANDON is gearing up for a celebration of Irish Angus beef at the end of the month with the launch of the Chapel Steps “West Cork Angus Beef Festival” which will take place from Wednesday 25th to Sunday 29th June. The festival is a celebration of traditional West Cork food with a twist, as Michelin recommended head chef Kevin O’Regan will turn back the clock to demonstrate how once loved

Funding awarded for new Skibbereen CCTV installation project

THE Skibbereen & District Chamber of Commerce has announced that they have been awarded funding toward the installation of CCTV in the town as part of the Cork County Council Community Fund Scheme, West Cork.   The funding awarded from Cork County Council together with the allocation set aside by Skibbereen Town Council, prior to its abolition, of more than €45,000 toward the scheme will ensure that the project will

Open day fund-raiser for Kate Petford & West Cork Animal Welfare

Bumblebee Farm Nurseries have announced the first in a series of open days that they will be hosting at Bumblebee Farm, where they are committed to providing a healthy, beautiful alternative to the chemical flower industry and invite you to experience the difference. The first is on the 22nd of June 12 – 5 pm. This open day is a fundraiser to help the Petford family under the auspice of