by Eoghan O’Connell A number of West Cork properties have been sold at by Dublin based auctioneers Allsop Space. One of these properties is situated in North Street, Skibbereen and sold for €145,000 at their latest auction. This mid terrace mixed use building has two residential units at first and second floor and a ground floor office unit.
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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.
by Eoghan O’Connell WEST Cork’s Deasy’s Harbour Bar and Seafood Restaurant in Clonakilty and Fishy Fishy in Kinsale have retained the prestigous honour of retaining their status amongst the top places to eat in Ireland.
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
by Brendan Roche THE ROAD Safety Authority’s (RSA) “Check it Fits” service will be visiting Bandon and Kinsale next month. The service ensures that child car seats and restraints are properly fitted and since October 2013 has checked over 4,000 child car seats.
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.”
FOLLOWING on from three very successful years, the fourth annual ‘Rosscarbery Steam Engine’ 5km Fun Run will take place on Saturday October 18th at 5pm. This year’s run is particularly special as it marks 100 years since the death of the Irish and USA Champion 400-metres champion runner, T.J. O’Mahony, the Rosscarbery native in whose honour the event was created.
IRELAND’S only adventure race which gives 100pc of the proceeds to charity, will take place along part of the spectacular West Cork leg of the Wild Atlantic Way, this October. ‘SCAR’ – the Skibbereen Charity Adventure Race – has already signed up a number of top Irish adventure athletes, including Fiona Meade, Chris Caulfield and Jerry O’Sullivan.
LOCAL retailers throughout West Cork can celebrate the dawn of a new era for their business thanks to a new Irish company, Local Gift Cards which has been launched by Clonakilty based Maria Carolan. Givealocalgiftcard.ie provides retailers and service providers with the opportunity to offer gift cards to customers from all over the world. The service has already been rolled out to towns throughout west Cork with this due to
Clean Coasts’ Big Beach Clean will be taking place in September. Clean Coasts is teaming up with the International Ocean Conservancy again for the International Coastal Cleanup event. Last year 645,015 volunteers in 92 countries removed 5,580 tonnes of marine litter from the world’s oceans.