The first lambs of spring enjoying the glorious March sunshine on the Beara Peninsula. New born lambs belonging to Batty O’Neill of Formanes, Eyeries, with Coulagh Bay and Eyeries village beyond. Pic: John Eagle
FOLLOWING a conviction at Cork Circuit Court the Master of a Spanish fishing vessel was fined a total of €2,500 and forfeited €80,000, being the assessed value of his catch and a further €12,500 for the fishing gear onboard. Jesus Ramon Rea Rosales, Master of the fishing vessel Armaven Dos, pleaded guilty to the under-recording of monkfish in the vessel’s EU logbook. The case arose during the course of
The Great & Co. is a collective community driven project that aims to provide a base for all arts and crafts people of the Beara Peninsula. Right in the heart of Castletownbere the shop could not have a better location for all year round trade and will bring out and market the amazing arts and crafts of the area. “The people of the Beara don’t realise how
THE new entry format for the Kerry Group Ras Mumhan has proved very successful. With only nine weeks to go to the event, 30 teams have already been entered. There is now only space for three more teams, so the race is on for the remaining available places. The final list is expected shortly.
A 65-year-old man died while working to restore telephone lines near Glengarriff, West Cork. Michael O’Riordan was working as part of an Eircom subcontractor crew between Glengarriff and Adrigole at around 2pm last Saturday when the accident happened.
Irish Water and Cork County Council wishes to notify consumers, following advice from the Health Service Executive, that Irish Water and the Council are now in a position to remove the boil water notice with immediate effect for the list of water supplies identified hereunder. Everyone can now resume normal use of the water supply for drinking, food preparation and brushing teeth.
IRISH Water and Cork County Council habve issued a Boilw Water Notice covering large areas of West Cork following the recent bad weather. In a statement they said, “It has come to the attention of Irish Water and Cork County Council that the public water supply served by the list of attached schemes may be contaminated.
SOME of the most severe winds ever recorded battered West Cork downing countless trees and power lines and causing widespread damage across the region. With winds gusting to 160 km/h the ESB said that at the peak more than 260,000 customers were without power, the majority of these in West Cork and Kerry.
SCOIL Phobail Bhéara recently for the second year running hosted the Young Americans as part of their European tour. The Young Americans is a charitable organisation dedicated to the promotion of understanding and goodwill among people throughout the world through music, dance, performance, academic education and cultural interaction among student and their audiences.
TOWNS and villages across West Cork were battered by a perfect storm last night as high tides, gale force winds and heavy rain combined to wreak havoc across the region. From Beara to Kinsale and up to Macroom power lines were downed, trees fell and flooding inundated several areas as the winter weather.