LOCALS are well aware that West Cork is the best place in Ireland to observe marine life from whales and sharks to dolphins and seals but even the locals were surprised when a huge basking shark joined a group of visitors for a swim in Cape Clear Harbour today (Tuesday 17th June).
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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
A FAMILY outing to Cape Clear Island became a distress call this evening, Sunday July 15th. The Merry Fisher, a 6.5 metre motorboat, experienced difficulties with her fuel line when en route from Cape Clear Island to White Hall.
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