Cork county mayor Cllr. Christopher O’Sullivan and Clonakilty mayor Michael O’Neill have jointly launched an ambitious plan to plant a huge amount of trees around Clonakilty with the guidance of tree expert István Márkuly. They are appealing for people to come to an information evening on November 12 at 8.30pm […]

Two West Cork paramedics, James Hennessy and Olive Murphy, who responded to an emergency call out to an elderly patient in need of oxygen during Storm Ophelia, were honoured with a Certificate of Bravery at the National Bravery Awards on October 18. The Bravery awards were set up in 1947 […]

Irish Wheelchair Association in Clonakilty will officially launch its national fundraising campaign Angels in November. The event will take place in the IWA Community Centre in Clonakilty on Friday, November 1 at 12pm. Afternoon tea will be served and all are welcome to attend. Service user Marco Sabatini Corleone, who […]

An Garda Síochána in West Cork is pleased to launch the 24th annual West Cork Garda Youth Awards, in association with SuperValu. These Awards were initiated in West Cork in 1995 by Garda James O Mahony, Juvenile Liaison Officer, Bandon. SuperValu sponsored the initial Awards, and they have been committed […]

Potential of a ‘bad’ flu season and a shortage of both Emergency Medicine and Intensive Care Hospital Consultants increase risk of reduced quality of care for patients this winter. IHCA President Dr. Donal O’Hanlon says “the current position of constant crisis in our hospitals could very quickly move to catastrophe […]

Ireland’s first Charity led Air Ambulance has delivered in excess of 100 missions within its first two months of service – and has launched a major fundraising appeal for corporate and public support. The new Air Ambulance is ahead of target to deliver a forecast 500 life-saving missions per annum. […]

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