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New traditional Irish music course for Cape Clear Island

IN 2014 Colaiste Phobal Chléire offers an exciting new week long traditional music for young musicians between the ages of 10 and 18 years of age. It is aimed at those who have already developed an interest and ability in traditional music and who would both enjoy and benefit from an intensive week of formal tuition, informal practice and group sessions. The course will focus on the student’s main instrument

Fixing crumbling island pier could cost up to €20 million

EFFECTIVE repairs to a crumbling pier on Cape Clear Island could cost anything from €750,000 to €20 million according to a consultant’s report commissioned by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine. The revelation was made by Minister Simon Coveney under questioning on the issue in the Dáil from West Cork TD Noel Harrington. According to Deputy Harrington, the island’s 125 inhabitants are increasingly worried that the Bull’s Nose