West Cork Development Partnership CLG, who successfully operated the programme in large parts of west and south Cork between 1991 and 2016, has been invited by the Department of Rural and Community Development to develop a Local Development Strategy to deliver the 2023 – 2027 LEADER Programme.  The LEADER Programme […]

It’s a rare moment that the cities of New York, Cork, Brussels and Athens are linked by the same thread. But in the second week of January, journalists and activists were gathering around a previously unknown case about to take place on the island of Lesbos in Greece.  The admirable […]

In a major step forward for the community in Bandon, Gaelscoil Dhroichead na Banndan and Coláiste na Toirbhirte have been given the green light for a new state-of-the-art, multi-million-euro school campus. The brief for the Gaelscoil includes a 12-classroom primary school, two special education needs bases, a library, large general […]

There is no greater testament to the success of Lisheens House than the heartfelt words of the people who have accessed the service. The independent West Cork mental health charity and suicide prevention service has been offering free counselling across Cork County since it was first set up in 2014 […]

The new state-of-the-art Bandon Library was officially opened by Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Gillian Coughlan, last week. The library occupies the ground floor of the new Primary Care Centre on Market Place, a short distance from its former location but almost five times larger in size. Members […]