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Alice Taylor launches the Carer’s Guide and Emergency Card

THERE was a great turn out of both carers and service providers at the Maritime Hotel, Bantry as Alice Taylor launched two innovative aids that have been developed to assist carers in West Cork.   “These initiatives will be a valuable support to carers,”said Alice Taylor, “Knowing that someone will be able to step in at short notice, will give carers great peace of mind”.

Sheep’s Head Easter Run 2014

THE Sheep’s Head Easter Run, which is now in its third year of existence will take place on Easter Saturday, April 19th at 12 noon. The 10k race will start outside Arundels by the Pier, Ahakista, and welcomes both walkers and runners (walkers will start at 11.30am). Athletes can experience the breathtaking views over Dunmanus Bay and the Sheeps Head countryside as the route takes them up past Rusnacahara Church,

Clon Gaelscoil phones can give voice to pupils with autism

GAELSCOIL Mhichíl Uí Choileáin in Clonakilty has launched an appeal to families of the school and the community of the greater Clonakilty area to donate old mobile phones to the school which can be turned into a voice for children in the school’s ASD Classes. For every 220 phones collected, Autism Ireland will donate an iPad to a pupil. Since the initial class was set up in September 2011, teachers and

Walk from A to B 2014

The dates for the 4th annual Walk from Allihies to Bonmahon have been set and preparations have begun. An intrepid group will leave Allihies in West Cork on Saturday 16th of August and will arrive in Bonmahon on the Copper Coast in Co. Waterford on Saturday 23rd after walking a total of 144 miles.

New traditional Irish music course for Cape Clear Island

IN 2014 Colaiste Phobal Chléire offers an exciting new week long traditional music for young musicians between the ages of 10 and 18 years of age. It is aimed at those who have already developed an interest and ability in traditional music and who would both enjoy and benefit from an intensive week of formal tuition, informal practice and group sessions. The course will focus on the student’s main instrument