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
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MEMBERS of Cork County Council have voted to reduce next year’s Local Property Tax by 10%. The move comes at a time when the council is running a surplus of 4m but according to County Manager Tim Lucey will see income reduced by some €4.1m and will inevitably lead to some cuts in services.
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
Commercialising your business know-how using digital media was the theme of this year’s Offsite 2014 conference in West Cork. Influential business leaders and a record number of attendees convened in West Cork today to talk ‘digital’ at the third annual event organised by the West Cork Development Partnership (WCDP).
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.
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.”