Skibbereen

Glow: Variations on a Theme at the Catherine Hammond Gallery in Skibbereen

Glow: Variations on a Theme at the Catherine Hammond Gallery in Skibbereen

It’s autumn! To visually echo the shift from late summer to autumn, a group of nine artists interpret the theme of “Glow” at the Catherine Hammond Gallery in Skibbereen in

#WestCork Picture of the Day

#WestCork Picture of the Day

#WestCork Picture of the Day

#WestCork Picture of the Day

Island photographer Robbie Murphy brings Sherkin to Organico, Bantry

Island photographer Robbie Murphy brings Sherkin to Organico, Bantry

Robbie Murphy has lived on Sherkin Island, West Cork, since he moved there with his family shortly after he was born. As well as working on the island, farming oysters,

Caheragh Scouts news

Caheragh Scouts news

The 13th Caheragh Scout Group; Are hosting an open day event on next Saturday the 24th September from 4 – 6 pm opposite the Travellers Rest Pub and The Dr

#WestCork Picture of the Day

#WestCork Picture of the Day

West Cork Women Against Violence Project to launch ‘Someone to Turn To, Somewhere to Go’ report in Skibbereen

West Cork Women Against Violence Project to launch ‘Someone to Turn To, Somewhere to Go’ report in Skibbereen

IN 2015 over 1,200 calls were made to a West Cork domestic violence crisis helpline by women in the area seeking help. Following the recent murders of Clodagh Hawe and

Thrive School comes to Ludgate Hub, Skibbereen

Thrive School comes to Ludgate Hub, Skibbereen

This is a call to action for creatives, self-starters, visionaries, makers and do-ers.   Do you have a big dream and need support to make it happen? Want to accelerate

#WestCork Picture of the Day

#WestCork Picture of the Day

Lisheens House Official Opening

Lisheens House Official Opening

John Lonergan, former governor of Mountjoy Prison, cuts the ribbon at the launch of Lisheens House new premises in Skibbereen, watched by Ray Cullen (‘Talk to Tom’ Wexford), Jim Daly

#WestCork Picture of the Day

#WestCork Picture of the Day

Daly Confirms Grant Aid for West Cork Islands

Daly Confirms Grant Aid for West Cork Islands

A number of off shore Islands along the coast of West Cork move a step closer to securing permanent helicopter landing sites which will greatly increase connectivity with the mainland

In Pictures – Cork County Council Anti Litter Challenge Awards 2016

In Pictures – Cork County Council Anti Litter Challenge Awards 2016

THE Anti Litter Challenge Awards Night was held in County Hall on Thursday 8th of September. West Cork was well represented among the 114 communities that took part in this

Major works to upgrade N71 surface

Major works to upgrade N71 surface

Fine Gael TD for Cork South West Jim Daly has confirmed that a major upgrade of the road surface is to take place at both Lisavaird and Leap on the

18 companies shortlisted for inaugural ILDN Local Development Enterprise Awards 2016

18 companies shortlisted for inaugural ILDN Local Development Enterprise Awards 2016

Inspirational entrepreneurs are to be recognised by the Irish Local Development Network (ILDN) Inaugural Enterprise Awards at the Gibson Hotel on 15 September 2016.  Some of the entrepreneurs shortlisted were

Commissioner Hogan Visits Ludgate Hub, Skibbereen

Commissioner Hogan Visits Ludgate Hub, Skibbereen

Prior to opening a major EU conference on the future of European Rural Development policy, the EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Phil Hogan, today visited the Ludgate Hub

More additions to bumper Culture Night Programme in West Cork

More additions to bumper Culture Night Programme in West Cork

More fantastic events have been added to the jam-packed Culture Night programme in Cork County, which takes place this year on Friday, 16th September. On Culture Night, arts and cultural

Cork Culture Night Secret Gig is …….. Brian Deady

Cork Culture Night Secret Gig is …….. Brian Deady

Brian Deady presented by Cork City Council in Association with The Good Room. Brian Deady has just been revealed as the much-anticipated Cork Culture Night Secret Gig, which will take place

Official Opening of St Patrick’s BNS Garden & Geodome in Skibbereen

Official Opening of St Patrick’s BNS Garden & Geodome in Skibbereen

St. Patrick’s Boys’ National School are very excited to officially open their new school garden and geodome this Saturday at 12pm. Recently voted Best New Garden in the Cork County

#WestCork Picture of the Day

#WestCork Picture of the Day

Building an inclusive Ireland through Sailing: Young Sailors Take Ship’s Wheel as the country`s Only Sail Training Vessel Sets Sail

Building an inclusive Ireland through Sailing: Young Sailors Take Ship’s Wheel as the country`s Only Sail Training Vessel Sets Sail

THE Spirit of Oysterhaven set sail from Glandore Harbour on Sunday, 04 September bound for Cork bringing young people from diverse communities in Ireland together through sail training. Ten young

Uncover: an exhibition by graduates of the BA Visual Art Degree Programme Sherkin Island 2016 at Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre

Uncover: an exhibition by graduates of the BA Visual Art Degree Programme Sherkin Island 2016 at Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre

Following a hugely successful art-trail on Sherkin Island, the graduates of the Sherkin Island BA Visual Art Degree Programme are bringing their work to the mainland. Uncover will launch at

West Cork’s Rowing Heroes attend Civic Reception at County Hall

West Cork’s Rowing Heroes attend Civic Reception at County Hall

Mayor of the County of Cork, Councillor Seamus McGrath, held a Civic Reception at County Hall to honour Skibbereen’s Paul and Gary O’Donovan on Wednesday, August 31st 2016. The rowing

Flower Power: Broaden your culinary horizons and tighten your community bond with the Incredible Edible experience at A Taste of West Cork Food Festival

Flower Power: Broaden your culinary horizons and tighten your community bond with the Incredible Edible experience at A Taste of West Cork Food Festival

Hidden amid the vast and varied schedule that spans the entirety of 2016’s A Taste of West Cork Food Festival, is an intriguing, ingenious and infectiously fun event that will

Home the Heroes – Skibbereen and West Cork celebrates Olympic heroes Paul and Gary O’Donovan

Home the Heroes – Skibbereen and West Cork celebrates Olympic heroes Paul and Gary O’Donovan

Some turnout in skibb for @gary_o_donovan & @PaulO_Donovan . Lovely to be part of such a special night. pic.twitter.com/xpq29zRKkJ — Jacqui Hurley (@jacquihurley) August 29, 2016 Phenomemal crowds in Skibb

In Pictures – thousands turn out to welcome O’Donovan brothers home to West Cork

In Pictures – thousands turn out to welcome O’Donovan brothers home to West Cork

                                 

O’Donovan victory the icing on the cake for proud West Cork supporters 

O’Donovan victory the icing on the cake for proud West Cork supporters 

West Cork man wins gold at World Rowing Championships  Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South West Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has congratulated Olympic silver medallist Paul O’Donovan following his gold medal

West Cork gardeners feature on Sodshow podcast

West Cork gardeners feature on Sodshow podcast

SEVERAL well known West Cork gardeners will feature on the popular Sodshow gardening podcast with landscape gardener Peter Donegan in the coming weeks. First up is Tony O’Mahony, Head Gardener

Tasty island dressing adds to the flavour of A Taste of West Cork Food Festival 9-18th September

Tasty island dressing adds to the flavour of A Taste of West Cork Food Festival 9-18th September

The annual A Taste of West Cork Food Festival takes place from 9th-18th September 2016 and in addition to a jam packed programme of events on the mainland, it uniquely offers a chance to

Caheragh scouting news

Caheragh scouting news

A team of 8 scouts from the 13th Caheragh Scout Group took part in the 12th National Phoenix event starting this Wednesday at the Mount Mellery Scout Center in County