A Mealagh Valley farmer who has helped raise almost €90,000 for the world’s poorest people has been given an Outstanding Commitment Award by the Irish development organisation, Concern Worldwide.    Patrick O’Sullivan has been running an annual raffle for Concern for over 40 years, after he saw images of the famine in Bangladesh on TV while in a friend’s […]

Cork South West TD, Deputy Christopher O’Sullivan has welcomed the announcement of €1.6 million for a new fire station for Clonakilty and confirmed that the tender will be finalised early in January 2021: “This is something that I have been campaigning for over a number of years, so I was […]

Two action committees have been formed following a public meeting on the future of Inchydoney organised by Cork South West TD Christopher O’Sullivan.  More than 40 local residents from Clonakilty and Inchydoney attended the zoom meeting last week to discuss a pedestrian walkway from Clonakilty to Inchydoney and to address […]

Skibbereen was honoured at the all-Ireland Pride of Place community awards at the end of November. The awards, hosted by Marty Morrissey, took place online due to the Covid pandemic with 6,000 people logging in from across Ireland to see community groups pick up gongs. Skibbereen took top spot in […]

Niamh Crowley from Snave, Bantry, has been awarded the Bantry Credit Union Third-Level Education Scholarship for 2020. Daughter of Tony and Carmel Crowley, Shauna is the 18th annual winner of the scholarship, which is worth up to €6,000 over four years.  In keeping with public health guidelines, this year a […]