A CROSS community initiative to save and restore Christ Church, Glandore is culminating in a final push to raise funds. “We have been has been very successful in fulfilling our aims so far, mainly thanks to the huge support we have been given by the general public and state agencies, but the windows and the interior have yet to be painted,” said Dean Chris Peters.
HAVE you ever listened to a radio jingle and thought to yourself, “I could do that!”. Well the chance has arrived with the new Le Crunch Apples 7G Jingle contest. The super healthy apple brand is asking people in Cork as well as people across Ireland to create a radio jingle and be in with a chance of winning part of a €7,000 prize fund. Le Crunch Apples has teamed
by Carina McNally Naming Baby – a play written by Jennifer Russell and directed by Julie Aldridge – was performed at the Sarah Walker Gallery, Castletownbere on three nights – the 6th 7th and 8th February 2015. The ensemble of actors – Marie-Noel Colman, Ann O’Carroll, Mary Maddison, and Margaret Hardiman – was supported by Ciannat Walker and Tade O’Sullivan. With excellent lighting and sound presented in this lovely Castletownbere
AFTER capturing the imagination of Irish viewers and grabbing headlines for her powerful pop vocals and edgy stage performances on 2014’s Voice of Ireland series, followed up with a number of eye opening rounds in the UK Xfactor as part of a Louis Walsh backed pop group, West Cork’s Danica Holland decided to go against the grain and do things on her terms.
ON Saturday, March 7th Eileen and Marilyn are coming to Casey’s of Baltimore Hotel to do their show. It will start at 7pm and the show takes place while dining. A first in Baltimore. In this latest version of their comedy/cabaret show “Eileen and Marilyn” whisk you into their lives and story of their trip to New York to check in on Eileen’s Aunty Eily who’s had a “bit of
Journalist who uncovered News International phone hacking scandal to appear at West Cork Literary Festival
NICK Davies, the journalist who uncovered the News International phone-hacking scandal, will be appearing at the West Cork Literary Festival in Bantry in July. Seen by many as Britain’s greatest investigative journalist, Nick Davies will be tutoring the Investigative Reporting Techniques workshop which runs from 13 – 17 July in Coláiste Pobail Bheanntrai. Nick was centrally involved in the publication of secret US logs and cables obtained by Wikileaks. This
THE 20th West Cork Chamber Music Festival programme has been announced and booking for its Gold Friends is now open. The Festival which is a highlight of the European chamber music calendar, throws open its doors from 26th June to 4th July and welcomes a star-studded cast of international musicians.
MACROOM & District Gun Club is holding a Wild Game Night on Saturday 28th February at Mary Anne’s Bar, Masseytown from 9:30pm onwards. Wild game consisting of duck, pheasant, woodcock, rabbit, venison, pigeon and much more will be prepared and cooked on site by Brian Granville, Head Chef at Granville’s Bar and Grill, Macroom.
The Childhood Cancer Foundation of Ireland is delighted to announce that Michael Kennedy and his band will play live in Dunmanway’s Parkway Hotel on Saturday, February 28th at 9pm to help raise much needed funds for children battling cancer all over Ireland.
CLONAKILTY Rugby Football Club are delighted to announce that on Friday 13th March next Cheltenham Gold Cup racing day comes to Clonakilty! This unique event is being held on the beautiful grounds of Fernhill House Hotel, in the comfort of their luxurious function room, a hotel that has long traditions with the horsey world. Guests will begin the day with a drinks reception at 12 noon, followed by a full