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Patry time in Kinsale for 2014 Regatta Festival

Kinsale Regatta Festival 2014 – will again have a range of activities, on land and sea, for people of all ages and abilities. The oldest Regatta in Ireland (over 200 years), set in one of Ireland’s most spectacular harbours the Regatta is a fun packed week, with many land-based events in addition to the traditional water activities – from ocean yachts to mixed dingy racing, swim around Sandycove Island, and

Legendary Ricky Skaggs leads line up for 2014 Masters of Tradition Festival

LEGENDARY American musician, Ricky Skaggs, leads the line-up for the 2014 Masters of Tradition Festival in Bantry, Co. Cork. Credited with ‘single-handedly saving country music’ he will be performing in a very special concert with Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill. Curated, once again, by Martin Hayes, the Festival also features tin whistle player Mary Bergin, singer Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, Ghost Trio featuring Iarla Ó Lionáird, Ivan Goff and Cleek Schrey

Mid-Summer Mango Festival brings reggae and hip hop to Ballydehob and Kinsale

It’s festival time again and Original Reggae & Hip Hop Music Festival Mid-Summer Mango is gearing up for its third year with two weekends of gigs across two towns and six venues in West Cork.   Ballydehob 25-27th July   This year, the good vibes festival kicks off in Ballydehob where Local Reggae DJ Neisha starts the party in Rosie’s Bar with a free gig at 10pm on Fri 25th

Castletownbere Festival Of The Sea 2014

THE 2014 Castletownbere Festival of the Sea looks set to be the best yet with a host of entertainment and activities for young and old throughout the first week in August.   This year’s festival runs from Friday, August 1st to Friday, August 8th inclusive and is organised by the Castletownbere Development Association (CDA) who are an entirely voluntary and non-profit organisation made up of members of our local community.

Sun, Sea and Land photography exhibition opens in Allihies

At the opening of ‘Sun, Sea and Land’ an exhibition of photographic prints by Niall Duffy which opened recdntly at the Allihies Mines Museum were (l-r): Tadhg O’Sullivan, Vice Chairman Allihies Parish Co-op; Anne McNally, Secretary, Allihies Parish Co-op; Niall Duffy and Aoife O’Sullivan, Allihies Parish Co-op who also opened the show. Pic: John Eagle