At the Opinion/Bandon Co-op West Cork Community Awards, winners are pictured with Opinion organisers Donal Warren MC, Eddie Goggin, Editor, Ger Brickley, CEO Bandon Co-op, sponsors and guest of honour Aoife O’Sullivan, Miss Ireland   Photo Donie Hurley The current Miss Ireland, Aoife O’Sullivan from Ballinadee was the guest of […]

Fiona Hayes remembers an extraordinary woman and friend, Polly Higgins, who spent her life fighting to protect the Earth. Earth lawyer Polly Higgins died this Easter Sunday evening at the age of 50.  She was a friend and an extraordinary woman who some years ago recognised that the law as […]

“Saving Bantry Bay shouldn’t have to come at such a high financial cost for local communities.”  Bantry LEA candidate Holly McKeeve-Cairns says that communities across West Cork are paying too high a price for poor decision-making at both local and national government level.   “Bantry’s Protect Our Native Kelp group needs […]

Pictured at the launch of a special pilot scheme by Cork County Council for Bantry businesses were Sharon Corcoran Director of Economic Development & Tourism at Cork County Council, Kevin Curran, Head of Enterprise,and Deirdre O’Mahony, Senior Business Development Officer, Local Enterprise Office Cork North and West. Cork County Council […]

Clonakilty based personal injury and medical negligence specialist solicitors, McCarthy + Co. are the first law firm in Ireland to have been accredited Business All Star status.  The coveted Business All Star status is an independently verified standard mark for businesses based on rigorous selection criteria; performance, trust and customer […]

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