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Lifeguards patrolling Cork beaches for the summer

THE Cork County Beach Lifeguard Service came into effect on June 4th for the 2016 Season. The Beach lifeguards will be on patrol at the following beaches: The Warren, Inchydoney, Owenahincha, Tragumna, Barleycove, Garrylucas, Garretsown, Garryvoe, Front Strand, Claycastle and Redbarn.

Eilish Collins Tribute Day

On Sunday June 5th?, the 3rd Annual Eilish Collins Tribute Day will take place in Tragumna.  The 6k coastal walk/run is in aid of Marymount Hospice & Arc House Bantry/Cork. Eilish used these facilities during her illness & to date over €32, 500 has been raised in the area towards these charities.

The coast is clear for West Cork beaches – all blue flags and green coast awards retained in West Cork

DESPITE serious storm damage at a number of locations all of West Cork’s beaches have retained their Blue Flag and Green Coast status this year.   The beaches awarded Blue Flags were Garrylucas (Garretstown), Kinsale; Inchydoney; Owenahincha; Barleycove and Tragumna. The Green Coast award winners were Ballyrisode; Dooneen Pier, Kilcrohane; Galley Cove, Crookhaven; Garnish, Beara; Oysterhaven; Ring and Rocky Bay.

The clean up begins

Calls for emergency fund to help fishermen COMMUNITIES along the West Cork coast are facing clean up costs that could run into millons of euro as works get underway to repair damage caused by Storm Christine. There has been extensive damage along the coast following one of the worst storms in recent years with many isolated areas in the west of the region suffering the most severe damage. Among the

Tragumna Threshing on Sunday, September 29th

TRAGUMNA threshing now in its 13th year is an annual event which raises money for local charities and the ACT fund at Cork University Hospital.   This small community has raised in excess of €200,000 over the years and local charities such as Skibbereen Palliative Care Unit, Day-Care Centre, Co-Action, Cope, West Cork Alzheimer’s Society, Perrot House and Cancer Connect have all received funds.

West Cork retains all Blue Flag beaches

WEST Cork has retained all of its Blue Flag beaches in the latest survey from An Taisce, the results of which were announced by Environment Minister Phil Hogan in Dublin. Garrylucas, Garretstown, Inchydoney, The Warren, Owenahincha, Tragumna and Barleycove all met the stringent Blue Flag Criteria along with 77 other beaches and three marinas around the country.