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David Puttnam to chair the Belling Forum to explore the further promotion & appreciation of all that is West Cork

ONE of the key events during A Taste of West Cork Food Festival (which runs from 4th-15th September in 16 towns and villages in the area) is the Belling Forum and the Belling West Cork Artisan Food Awards which will be held on Saturday, September 6th at 2pm at Liss Ard House, Skibbereen. The Forum is entitled ‘Promotion and Appreciation – promoting the West Cork Brand nationally and internationally’.  With

Lord Puttnam urges West Cork students to think big for a better economy

A SPECIAL student enterprise conference for more than 300 4th and 5th year second level pupils from schools throughout West Cork was hosted recently by the West Cork Enterprise Board in the West Cork Hotel, Skibbereen, with Oscar-winning producer turned educationalist, Lord David Puttnam as keynote speaker.   The conference entitled “Leaders on Our Level” was held for senior students undertaking the West Cork Schools Enterprise Programme which sees them

West Cork duo are Cork persons of the year

Bill Deasy and Fr Pierce Cormac overall winners, honorary Cork people of the year David and Patsy Puttnam   ON the week, that marked the first anniversary, of the Tit Bonhomme trawler tragedy, Bill Deasy and Fr Pierce Cormac were the winners received the Cork Persons of the Year Award.   The award judges said Bill Deasy and Fr Cormac personified the community effort, when they helped co-ordinate the 25