A series of free education sessions for people with diabetes are planned for West Cork in 2014. The award winning X-PERT programme is being organised byvHSE Community dietitians Bernie Dennehy, Mary Murnane & Melissa Byrne in conjunction with local general practitioners.
FOR those of you who are determined to keep fit and moving during the winter, here’s an idea.. A Free 4 Week Fit Challenge is starting on Monday 13th January, (with registration on Sat 11th) and the organizer, Debbie Allen is encouraging you not to hibernate in your winter woollies !!
THE Chartered Accountants Cork Society has announced that the Chartered Accountants Voluntary Advice service (CAVA) is to extend its free business advisory service to West Cork. Susan O’Sullivan, a chartered accountant employed with PwC in Cork and the CAVA representative for Chartered Accountants Ireland Cork Society said, “The typical user of the service is a small business owner struggling to keep their business running.
CULTURE Night celebrations on Friday September 20th, cover all the bases across West Cork. For one special night everyone can enjoy the unique experience of Culture Night, a night of FREE entertainment, discovery and adventure. For full details visit your local library, arts centre or venue or visit: www.culturenight.ie.
A series of informal talks will be given this week by craftspeople featured in CRUTH. All talks are free and take place at 3pm in the Old Mill in Kinsale. Thurs 15th August: Pádraig Hyde will talk about his unique Ribbon Dance Chair and how he was inspired by the Chinese Ribbon Dance in making the chair.
Following one of the best Irish summers of recent times, the rain is back and so is the Murphy’s ‘When It Rains It Pours’ campaign. The award-winning app returns this week at 3pm Tuesday, August 6, and will be available to customers until the end of September. Available on the i-Phone and Android platforms, the app allows customers to claim a free pint of Murphy’s in participating pubs throughout Cork
NATIONAL Bike Week runs from June 15th to 23rd and there are a number of free events on in West Cork with Cycle Sense in Skibbereen and Ballydehob. Dig out a bike, pump the tyres, tweak the brakes, oil the chain and bring a helmet and hi-viz.
A self management patient education programme for people with diabetes will take place in Kenmare on Thursdays (2½ hours) from 4th April until May 9th 2013 in the Kenmare Primary Care Centre, Kenmare. The programme, which is being organised by the HSE South’s “Community Nutrition and Dietetics Departments” in conjunction with local general practitioners, is aimed at improving people’s awareness about the up-to-date treatment and management of diabetes.
COME along to the West Cork Arts Centre this Saturday morning (March 2nd) to explore the Panto Collapsar exhibition with your children. WCAC’s family programme, Discovery Box, welcomes children and adults to experience art works and art making together, in the company of artist Susan Montgomery. The workshop, from 11am to 11.45am is free and the projects are designed for children from 1½ to 7-years-old.
COME along to the West Cork Arts Centre this Saturday morning, to explore the Panto Collapsar exhibition with your children. WCAC’s family programme, Discovery Box, welcomes children and adults to experience art works and art making together, in the company of artist Susan Montgomery.
WEST Cork’s fastest growing local media company, Wet Rocks Media Ltd. has announced the launch of a new compact newspaper covering the whole West Cork region. The new West Cork Times print edition is a fortnightly compact newspaper delivering the latest news and opinion targeted to a West Cork audience.
A SERIES of free education sessions for people with diabetes are planned for West Cork in 2013. The award winning X-PERT programme is being organised by HSE Community Dietitians Bernie Dennehy and Mary Murnane, in conjunction with local general practitioners.
WINDINGS, widely regarded as one of the hottest acts on the Irish Musis scene are playing at De Barra’s in Clonakilty this coming Friday. Windings are a five-piece rock/alt/pop/indie/folk/ band from Limerick who over the past few years have performed with the likes of Daniel Johnston, Smog/Bill Callahan, Bob Mould, Okkervil River, Caribou, Iron And Wine, Villagers, Teenage Fanclub, Kurt Vile, and Modest Mouse, amongst others.
ON Friday, September 21st people across West Cork can enjoy the unique experience of Culture Night, a night of free entertainment, discovery and adventure. Cork County has an enormous range of events, countywide. “County Cork’s Night is a night not to be missed” says Cork County Mayor, Barbara Murray “check out what’s on in your local area because there is something on everywhere”.
A FREE family fun day in Skibbereen is set to make the best of the forecast good weather this weekend as the “Lark in the Park” takes place on Sunday afternoon. The event which is sponsored by The Paragon in Skibb will see lots of fun and games for all the family.
A SERIES of free education programmes for people with diabetes are planned for West Cork during 2012. The award winning X-PERT programme is being organised by HSE community dieticians Bernie Dennehy and Melissa Byrne, in conjunction with local GPs.
Latest issue of @dunmanwaytimes is available now. Pick up your FREE copy in Dunmanway, Drimoleague, Ballineen/Enniskeane, Copeen, Caheragh and surrounding areas.
ON Saturday April 21st next Cork County Council and WEEE Ireland are hosting a free electrical and battery recycling day at the bring sites at Bantry, Drimoleague and Dunmanway. The free recyclimg offer is available between 10am and 4pm only and they will accept any household item with a plug or a battery.