Gillian Coughlan, Councillor for the Bandon Kinsale Municipal District (MD), has been elected to the office of Mayor of the County of Cork. Her election follows a long career working with her local community and representing the people of Bandon in Bandon Town Council and later the people of Bandon […]

West Cork and it’s seven Island communities are set to benefit from a three-year €450,000 programme to develop and sustain new creative opportunities for all age groups, through the Arts Council’s ‘Creative Places Programme’. ‘The Creative Places, West Cork Islands’ programme is an innovative development and community engagement project that […]

Christian Aid Ireland has thanked the people of West Cork for their support for the fundraising efforts of a Carrigaline clergyman who recently completed a sponsored walk around County Cork, raising more than €11,000 for the agency’s work in Burundi, a country affected by poverty, hunger and conflict. Rev Tony […]

Union Hall RNLI assisted two people late last month after their 34ft yacht got into mechanical difficulty off Toe Head. The volunteer crew were requested to launch their inshore lifeboat ‘Margaret Bench of Solihull’, by the Irish Coast Guard. The lifeboat helmed by Michael Limrick with Liam Limrick and Craig […]

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