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Cork schools celebrate World Water Day with ‘Walk for Water’

An Taisce Green-Schools and Irish Water mark annual event in Gougane Barra MORE than 50 students from four Cork schools participated in a ‘Walk for Water’...

Now is the time to stand up for public services says...

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada met with commuters and Bus Éireann workers in Macroom on Friday to discuss threats to public transport services...


Fatima statue blessed by Pope Francis coming to Clonakilty

AT  the beginning of this year Pope Francis blessed a statue of Our Lady of Fatima before launching it on its pilgrimage to dioceses...

Entertainment & Arts


Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA Club Notes

Registration time for upcoming Easter Camp Easter Camp will take place from Tuesday April 18th to Thursday April 20th. This has been a hugely...

Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA Club Notes

“Minor footballers kick off with a win” The minor footballers played their first game of the season on Sunday. Their first outing was an away...




‘Saga Pearl 2’ Commences Port of Cork Cruise Season 2017

Saga Cruises’ MV Saga Pearl 2 will start the Port of Cork’s cruise liner season on 20th March, the first of 65 calls expected...

Irish Ferries unveils ‘egg-cellent’ Haven offers

IRISH Ferries has unveiled a suite of ‘egg-cellent’ family deals at a selection of popular UK Haven Holiday parks, likely to appeal to parents...



Health matters

Hospitals struggle to meet ambulance turnaround times

Fianna Fáil Health Spokesperson Billy Kelleher says Minister Simon Harris must address missed ambulance targets. New figures released to Deputy Kelleher reveal that the overwhelming...

People with disabilities “ignored” by HSE and Department of Health

THE Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Disability, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said that the south of the country is being left behind in terms of...

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West Cork Property

Mortgage to rent scheme will now be more accessible to households...

Cork based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has said the Mortgage To Rent Scheme will now be more accessible to Cork households in mortgage...


Show Your Business at Taste of Dublin – for FREE!

Bank of Ireland launches competition for food & beverage businesses and calls on Cork businesses to enter! BANK of Ireland has launched its ‘Producers Row...

West Cork’s O’ Driscoll sees a bright future as world’s innovators head Down Under

THE  microscope of world innovation is focussed on Brisbane in Australia next week, and funnily enough it’s an Irishman who may be Australia’s brightest...

Finance News

Housing Assistance Payment Scheme helps 1,050 households in Cork County find...

AS part of meeting the Government’s ambitious “Rebuilding Ireland” target for the Housing Assistance Payment scheme (HAP) of securing housing for 12,000 households nationally...

New low cost loan scheme will help Cork farmers deal with...

Cork based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has said that a newly launched low cost loan scheme will be extremely beneficial for farmers in...

West Cork Motors

Three Cork men to represent Ireland at International Competition

Three ŠKODA employees from Cork have been selected to represent Ireland at the international finals of the ŠKODA Challenge in Budapest this May,...

Motorists must not be the loser if an insurance firm collapses

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath will tomorrow move in the Dáil his party’s motion which aims to deal with over 1,600 outstanding...