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Healy Pass climb retained for 2016 Rás Mumhan

THE Route for the Kerry Group Rás Mumhan, the first major Stage Race of the Irish Cycle Racing season which will take place over the four days of Easter weekend 2016 has been announced. Stage details announced will see the climbs of the Healy Pass and Coom an Easpaig retained for the 2016 edition of the race. The format of the race will remain the same with four road stages.

First annual Castlefreke Dressage Festival held in Rathbarry

THE first annual Castlefreke Dressage Festival was held on Sunday, October 11th on the grounds of Castlefreke in Rathbarry. Organised by South Munster Dressage, the first annual Castlefreke Dressage Festival featured a new perpetual Leading Rider Cup and €1,000 in prize money sponsored by Stephen Evans-Freke of Castlefreke in memory of his late mother Joyzelle Lady Carberry, herself a dressage enthusiast. The show was oversubscribed, attracting nearly 40 entries from

Westlodge Hotel underlines support for Fastnet Rally

WITH the Westlodge Hotel in Bantry set to move up a gear with its new owners planning extensive refurbishments, it has also underlined its commitment to the Fastnet Rally that takes place in the maritime town on the final weekend of October next.

Skibbereen golf report

Jack Lynch Golf Classic 2015 Thanks were expressed by the Skibbereen & West Carbery Golf Club Jack Lynch Committee Chair Hilda Hegarty at Sunday’s prizegiving night to the Jack Lynch 2015 committee, club captains Frank Ryan and Una Murray, competition secretaries Nuala Lupton & Liam Weadick, vice captains Liam Ennis & Maureen O’Regan, Bernie Ryan, Mary Crowley, Maura Dwyer, John McNamara, Charles McCarthy, John Field and all club volunteers for

Skibbereen golf report

The Jack Lynch Open Week timesheets are now open for 12th-19th July: men’s fourball, juvenile singles, senior men’s team event, men’s singles and 3BBB team classic. There are great prizes to be won. Book your tee times online at www.skibbgolf.com.?In mixed foursomes results, 9 Hole Mixed Foursomes Tuesday 30th July: 1st Maura Dwyer (11) & Donald McCarthy (14) 29.75, 2nd Mary Crowley (14) & Tom Foley (9) 31.25, 3rd Eileen

Skibbereen’s Jack Lynch Open Week 2015 supports Irish Cancer Society

Skibbereen, 6 July 2015 – The Jack Lynch Open Week committee is proud to announce that Skibbereen & West Carbery Golf Club will be supporting the Irish Cancer Society again this year. West Cork’s biggest open golf event, the Jack Lynch Open Week takes place from Sunday 12th to Sunday 19th July 2015 with open golf competitions throughout the week for men, seniors, juniors, mixed teams and ladies. Visitors are

Skibbereen golf report

LIAM Quirke (8) currently holds the top spot in the Golfer of the Year competition with 184 points, ahead of Brendan O’Rourke (14) steady in second place with 132 points and Jerome O’Driscoll (9) who jumps third with 126 points. Denis O’Donovan (19) moves down to fourth place with 123 points, Frank Ryan (11) fifth with 116 points, John McNamara (7) sixth with 111 points, just 1 point in front of

Cork Nippers win All Ireland

A TEAM of 40 “Nippers”, who recently qualified at the Munster Final in Fermoy, represented Cork at the All Ireland Life Saving Championships at Leisure Land, Galway recently. Competition was strong with more than 200 competitors from counties Cork, Clare, Waterford, Wexford, Wicklow, Dublin, Louth, Kilkenny, Donegal, Sligo and Mayo taking part.