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
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Pictured enjoying the sunshine at Union hall at the Union Hall festival by the sea “Street Feast” were all the sponsors and committee members enjying some food and craic before the festival proper that kicks of on 18th July and runs till the 27th. Pic: Denis Boyle
Pictured at the BBQ and family fun day at Bantry on celebrating the 40th anniversary of CoAction was Collete Faley, Maura McCarthy and Pauline Walsh from Bantry. Pic: Denis Boyle
Should Bantry establish a Community Council? This was a question considered at a recent meeting with some members of Bantry’s former Town Council and West Cork Development Partnership. Since the Town Council was abolished after the recent local elections, Bantry town has no democratically elected representative body.
Gardaí are urging members of the public who are buying or selling their cars privately to take necessary precautions before finalising the sale. In general, what happens is as follows:
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
CORK born broadcaster and rugby pundit George Hook will deliver this August’s Michael Collins oration at Béal na Bláth it has been confirmed.
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
Pictured at the annual Matthew O’Donovan commemoration at Quarry’s Cross, Newcestown was Historian and former TD Tom Meaney who gave the oration with Alan Coleman Mayor of Cork and Sean and Neil O’Donovan. Pic: Denis Boyle
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