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Flower of Macroom 2017

Lee Valley Enterprise Board is delighted to announce that the 2017 Flower of Macroom will be crowned at a special event at Riverside Park...

Kinsale Community First Responders established

A nNEW inter agency led Community First Response (CFR) initiative has been established in the popular Cork coastal town of Kinsale. The new volunteer First...


Anam Cara West Cork Bereavement Information Evening

Anam Cara, the national organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding a Bereavement Information Evening on Tuesday 7th of March from 19:30 to 21:30...

Entertainment & Arts


Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA Notes

School Coaching Programme finishes on a high! The “Kilmeen Kubs” school nursery programme is a joint venture between Kilmeen National School and Kilmeen/Kilbree GAA. The...

Combine training league at Woodlands Equestrian Centre

THE Woodlands Equestrian centre, Co. Kerry, hosted a combine training league throughout January and organised by Cass Foley. The league consisted of a dressage test...




Irish Ferries launches ‘everybody free’ on the Irish Sea offer

The drive to win passenger traffic between here and Britain has moved up a gear with the announcement by Irish Ferries of what it...

100 new hotels to be added to SuperValu Getaway Breaks programme

SuperValu, Ireland’s leading grocery retailer, has signed a new contract with WIN|WIN, the Irish rewards and loyalty programme provider, which will deliver €10 million...



Health matters

Staff shortages ensuring disability complaints not being dealt with

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Disability, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said that unless there is an urgent intervention by the Minister for Disability, with...

Young Cork women offered a second chance to receive HPV vaccine

Fianna Fáil TD for Cork South West, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said that the HSE decision to offer a catch-up HPV vaccine to teenage...

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West Cork Property

Just 217 Mortgage to Rent transactions since 2012 underlines need for...

'Vulture funds' more likely to participate in the scheme than main lenders - New figures from the Housing Agency showing that, at the end of...


Ballinacurra House, Kinsale scoops top award as Ireland’s No 1 wedding venue

Ballinacurra House, Kinsale picked up the top prize at the prestigious Weddings Online Awards Black Tie Awards at Clontarf Castle (Monday, February 20, 2017)...

Cork County to take part in Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs programme

CORK County Council will participate for the first time in the EU business exchange programme, ‘Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs’. A cross-border exchange programme, Erasmus...

PRSI reforms good news for small businesses

CORK based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has welcomed the new PRSI reforms announced by Minister Leo Varadkar, which he says will benefit small...

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

Delay on motor insurance recommendations is inexcusable

Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West, Michael Moynihan says the Government’s failure to take action to curb rising motor insurance costs cannot be...

New EU measures on car design expected as 15 people die...

IRELAND South MEP and member of the EU Transport Committee Deirdre Clune has welcomed the publication by the European Commission of a list of...