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Corcaigh, Ireland


Superb weekend for Cal and Conor on West Cork Rally

FOR 25 year old Cal McCarthy and Carbery Plastics employee, 21 year old Conor McCarthy, it was an excellent weekend’s rallying on their home event the Quality Hotel West Cork Rally.   Cal and Eamonn Dullea in their newly built class 11 Honda Civic finished a fine 8th overall and first in class, an ideal start to their Irish Tarmac Championship Modified campaign, whilst Conor secured second place in the

Murphy’s & Beamish proud partners of Cork GAA

MURPHY’S Stout and Beamish Stout are pleased to announce a multi-year partnershipwith the Cork GAA Senior Hurling and Football teams under the title of ‘ProudPartner’. The relationship between the two stouts and Cork GAA initially goes back as far as 1891, when Murphy’s founder James J Murphy donated a fifty guinea cup to the Cork County Board. Beamish later sponsored the County Senior Beamish Shield in the early 1900s.

Bandon half marathon, 10K and six mile walk

SAVE a date in your diary this May Bank Holiday for the Bandon half marathon, 10K and six mile walk. Now in its fourth year, the event continues to attract large numbers for the three individual events. It is again organised by two of Bandon’s premier sporting clubs, Bandon Rugby and Bandon Athletic Club for which it is a joint fundraiser.

Bandon AC Notes

The Mealagh Valley 10-Mile Race was held on 9th February near Bantry in West Cork and organised by Bantry AC.  There were 77 finishers.  This is a challenging 10-mile race and Tom Laffan, Bandon AC, ran well to finish 3rd in 1:03:05.  Eddie Wilmot was 24th in 1:14:39 and Steve Young 51st in 1:27:19. The Cork Bhaa Jansen 4-Mile Road Race was also held on 9th February on the Little

GalleyFlash Rowing Club Notes

With the rowing season drawing ever closer, there are a number of busy weekends ahead for GalleyFlash Rowing Club. The club will hold its Afternoon Tea Dance on this coming Sunday, March 23rd in Rathbarry Hall from 3pm to 6pm. Music will be provided on the day by Ger Deasy. All are welcome to this afternoon of music, song and dance. Tickets will be available at the door on the

Berehaven Park Golf Club fundraiser

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

Kelly wins 2014 West Cork Rally

THE 2014 Quality Hotel Clonakilty West Cork Rally ran for the 36th time and was a great success. With its inclusion as part of the Clonakilty Blackpudding Irish Tarmac Modified Championship and the PlasticBags.ie Southern4 Rally Championship the action was bound to be hectic and so it proved.   Donagh Kelly from Frosses in Donegal with Derryman Kevin Flanagan co-driving took overall victory on their first ever time doing the