THE young talented members of West Cork’s St Patricks youth pipe band travelled to Newtownards, Co. Down recently to play in the 62nd Ulster Pipe Band And Drum Major Championships. This prominent event in the pipe band calendar was held in Londonderry Park, Newtownards.
MACROOM-based initiative www.WasteMatchers.com is calling Youthreach Centres, youth and teen groups to take part in their ‘Something New From Something Old’ competition and be in with a chance to win an iPad! This environmentally-driven competition is aimed at raising awareness about waste minimisation, reuse and upcycling through creativity, learning and fun.
BANDON-based Labour councillor Gearóid Buckley has welcomed the news that an additional €161,694 has been allocated to Cork County Council’s winter road maintenance funding. The additional funding brings Corks County Council’s total Winter Maintenance grant to €1,445,246. “This increase of €161,694 is very much welcomed. Last year our roads were devastated by a severe winter cold spell, and with forecasts predicting similar artic conditions again this year, our roads are