Severe flooding wrecked havoc across many towns and villages in West Cork in recent weeks. Bantry, Skibbereen, Bandon and Rosscarbery were all badly hit with flooding also taking place at Dunmanway, Connonagh, Clonakilty, Drimoleague, Leap and Ballydehob. John Bohane hears from business owners and local representatives about the damage and […]

Recent storms and continuing heavy rainfall events mean precautionary water quality notices will remain in place for 15 beaches across Cork County until at least September 3rd. High levels of bacteria have been detected at Oysterhaven and Redbarn and following discussions with the HSE, “Do Not Swim Prohibition Notices” have […]

Cork South West Deputy Christopher O’Sullivan has received confirmation from Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien, that his department will provide assistance to Cork County Council for the repairs to the road network following last week’s damaging floods.  After initial devastation on Thursday morning, Rosscarbery, Dunmanway, Rathbarry, […]