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Kinsale loses level 6 of drama course after 14 years

A couple who ran the renowned drama and theatre arts course at the Kinsale campus for 24 years have expressed their d...

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1 day ago
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Macroom natives play key roles in UK Labour Party’s election success

AS the Labour Party swept to victory in the UK general election, Macroom played a part with two locals contributing t...

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1 day ago
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Southern Star’s Flor was a giant of theatre and even had a John B Keane play dedicated to him

IT’S not every day a celebrated playwright dedicates a play to someone but John B Keane did just that by dedicating h...

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3 days ago
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Bishop Colton to visit Crookhaven to mark anniversary

BISHOP Paul Colton will preach in West Cork this weekend as part of the celebrations to mark his 25th anniversary as ...

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3 days ago
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Eccles Hotel is on the market for €5m

Glengarriff's historic hotel has gone on the market with a guide price of €5m. It was one of the country’s first purp...

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3 days ago
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New temple for Beara’s cliffside Buddhist centre

A new temple at Dzogchen Beara at the tip of the Beara Peninsula is opening its doors to the public for the first tim...

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3 days ago
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Cllr O’Donovan and Sen Lombard seek FG nod

Two public representatives are putting their names forward for the Fine Gael selection convention for the Cork South ...

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4 days ago
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Bandon ‘moon’ resurfacing is one small step for N71

A notorious stretch of the N71 outside Bandon, described by one West Cork TD as like ‘the surface of the moon’ is bei...

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4 days ago
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Macroom man says Co Council is still repairing same pothole – 60 years on

A Macroom resident is calling for urgent resurfacing works to be carried out, with one pothole on the main street pre...

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6 days ago
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‘Disappearing’ images link twin towns

IT’S been the question on everyone’s lips in Clonakilty over the past week as they seek to find out why poster pictur...

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8 days ago
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Swift response as Taylor tickets raise €3,500 for Kinsale charity

A generous donation of four coveted Taylor Swift tickets to Kinsale Youth Community Centre (KYCC) has generated €3,50...

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8 days ago
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TD wants re-think on plan to celebrate Fastnet – in Dublin!

The decision to hold the 120th anniversary of the Fastnet Rock lighthouse in Dublin has been described as ‘disappoint...

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8 days ago
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‘Éire’ sign is unearthed on Dursey island

DURSEY islanders are working together to clear the heavy vegetation that has obliterated the Éire sign from view for ...

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8 days ago
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Skibbereen family spent €3,500 on flights to get home from Malaga

A Skibbereen family have vowed never to travel with Aer Lingus again after they were forked out €3,500 after their fl...

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8 days ago
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West Cork schools facing funding crisis

Local school principals have said the staffing and financial pressures they are under are not sustainable, according ...

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9 days ago
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Cape Clear’s Lavender Festival will be a feast for the senses

The lavender farming community on Cape Clear Island will be celebrating their first-ever Lavender Festival from July ...

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9 days ago
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Leap crew on track to restore David Brown in just 24 hours

A tractor that been unused for years will be restored to its former glory over a 24-hour period as part of the Kilmac...

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11 days ago
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New toilets won’t cope with demand, councillors warn

Councillors have called for a rethink of plans for new public toilets in Kinsale, which they say will be too small to...

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11 days ago
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Councillors have no ‘best wishes’ for Eamon Ryan

A suggestion to wish Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan all the best was spectacularly shot down by Cork county counci...

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12 days ago
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Couple made right decision to start new Bantry business

Aaron Buckley, from a well-known family of restaurateurs in Cork city, chose Bantry as his family’s destination of ch...

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12 days ago
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Ballineen and Enniskeane want to be included in Bandon greenway plans

Residents in Ballineen and Enniskeane are calling for their area to be included on the West Cork Greenway.

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12 days ago
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Reporter David was swept out to sea by wave, inquest told

Inquest into the death of David McCall, who was swept away by a freak wave, has ruled that he died as a result of acc...

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13 days ago
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TD says axing of horticulture course in Skibbereen is ‘shocking’

A local TD has said he is ‘shocked’ and ‘disappointed’ with the decision to axe a horticulture course based in West C...

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13 days ago
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Carroll takes mayoral role after vote pact

'My key priority is ensuring that Cork County Council is adequately funded by central government' - County mayor Joe ...

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14 days ago
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Union Hall man seeking UK seat for Green Party

Union Hall’s Michael Kearney is standing for election for the Green Party in York Outer in the UK’s general election.

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14 days ago
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Pooling together for a vital community resource

The Wild Atlantic swimming pool and fitness centre in Baltimore provides a unique service for the people of Baltimore...

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15 days ago
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Pull of the Sea inspires Ballydehob exhibition for friends

THE work of two artist friends, who share a passion for the sea, will be shown at Ballydehob’s Working Artists Studio.

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15 days ago
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WOMAN ON THE VERGE: My trip into world of the paranormal before taking another leap of faith in R...

Our columnist would normally see herself as a sceptic when it comes to fortune tellers, but she made an exception wit...

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15 days ago
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Mother says son didn’t want to board doomed Air India flight

The mother of two boys who were killed in the Air India bombing off the West Cork coast said one of her sons seemed r...

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17 days ago
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O’Sullivan on Solo run for Feel The Force festival

AN open invite has been sent by the Taoiseach Simon Harris to Hollywood royalty from Star Wars stars to visit Dunmanway.

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17 days ago
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Cape hosts sustainable development courses

Cape Clear Island will host its first-ever education for sustainable development course next week.

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19 days ago
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Bantry parents seek bus to Schull school

Parents in Bantry are campaigning to secure a new bus route to Schull Community College, with approximately 30 potent...

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19 days ago
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Village fest is all about meeting people, says author Alice

This year’s Innishannon Gardens & Galleries Festival is all about enjoying the hidden gems inside the gates of other ...

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20 days ago
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Funds for beach access and for coastal walks

Minister for Rural and Community Development Heather Humphreys announced €400,000 in funding for outdoor recreation p...

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20 days ago
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Graham Norton takes a quiz break to enjoy his ‘free summer’ in West Cork

Television star Graham Norton will be taking a break this summer from his role as MC for the popular Ahakista Festiva...

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20 days ago
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Taoiseach for Béal na Bláth

An Taoiseach Simon Harris will deliver the oration at this year’s Michael Collins Commemoration at Béal na Bláth on S...

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21 days ago
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Mains power restored to Dursey Cable Car

The Dursey Cable Car operator reported a power failure at approximately 12 noon today.A spokesperson for Cork County ...

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21 days ago
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My recipe for perfect home baking? Outsource and buy some of West Cork’s finest!

Our columnist entertained guests from across the Atlantic. But a plan to impress with ‘homemade’ scones almost came a...

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21 days ago
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Taoiseach will look at Dunmanway-Clonakilty bus service route

A trip between Dunmanway and Clonakilty only takes 20 minutes by car but will take you two hours by bus, with a direc...

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