A three ball scramble was held at Berehaven Park Golf Club over the St Patrick’s weekend. Fantastic weather ensured a great turnout with 35 teams entered. The presentation of prizes took place in the club house on Sunday night. Winners of this 3 ball scramble were Katie Crowley, Michael Crowley and Mikey Crowley on a score of 52.6. Runners-up, on a score of 53.4, were Aidan McGurn, Brian Power
ONCE again, The Bere Island Heritage Centre is honoured to host the annual Holy Week Retreat led by Fr Laurence Freeman OSB. From Sunday 13th to Sunday 20th April, The World Community for Christian Meditation will come together in harmony with our remote island community for a week of meditation, prayer, discussion and warmth.
THE Cork Sports Partnership has announced that the An Post Rebel Tour 2014 is returning to West Cork and the Beara Peninsula for the third-year running on Saturday September 13th 2014. Michael Crowley, event manager said “This is due largely to the support and cooperation that we get from so many local community groups and clubs along the route, and of course in the village of Glengarriff itself.
At Adrigole GAA’s 50th Annual Social, held at The Park Hotel, Glengarriff a special presentation was made to David Harrington. David was part of the Cork Junior Team which won the All-Ireland Title in 2013 and, recently, he was on the UCC team which won the Sigerson Cup in a close final against the University of Ulster, Jordanstown, in Belfast – the first time a winning Sigerson Cup side has
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.