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Dunmanway’s got the X-Factor!

Pictured at the launch of the X Factor Dunmanway at the Parkway Hotel were 4th year MICC Students and event organisers Georgina Murray, Mary O’Driscoll and Sinead Duggan with the X Factor! The event, sponsored by Super Valu Dunmanway, The Parkway Hotel and the Dunmanway Enterprise Network offers a top prize of €1,000. Auditions will be held in the GAA Pavilion, Dunmanway on January 3rd from noon. If you have

Rockers Paradox return to West Cork

Cork based Alternative Rock outfit Paradox return with their fourth official full length studio album to date which has been taking shape for over a year at Wavefield Recording Studios in Bantry, West Cork. Formed in 1996 by brothers Pete Mac and Mike Mac the early Paradox sound was heavily influenced by the Grunge Era of the 90’s.The band has shaped and evolved their sound over the years while still

Crawford Gallery acquires Michael Sheehan painting

The Crawford Art Gallery in Cork has acquired a painting by Michael Sheehan, the west cork artist who died in 1996. The 1993 oil painting entitled ‘Eskivaude’, on a small rough octagonal board, depicts a clachan or cluster of dwellings perched on the edge of the Cod’s Head on the extreme end of the Beara peninsula. Its vivid colours and intense brush strokes are characteristic of the artist’s naive works.

Fifteen years of tradition continues at Briery Gap this Christmas with Pantomime 2014: Snow-White and the Seven Dwarfs

MACROOM’S Briery Gap celebrates 15 years of Panto this month with their first ever production of the much loved fairy tale “Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs”. With a cast of over 150 this annual Christmas experience is sure to entertain all ages in the true spirit of Panto with all the characters from the story.  From the beautiful Snow White to the Cruel Stepmother, Seven Dwarfs, The Dame, Fairy

Kilmeen scoop one-act drama prize

After a wonderful weekend of scintillating drama and comedy, the West Cork One Act Drama Festival drew to a close with the announcement of the results and awards. Adjudicator Imelda McDonagh was warm and full of praise for the festival and the eleven productions presented.