Some might call it a ewe-turn - an 85-year-old sheep farmer who was found guilty of allowing her sheep to wander from commonage in west Cork has had the case dismissed under the Probation Act.
Fri, 29 Mar, 2019
Some might call it a ewe-turn — an 85-year-old sheep farmer who was found guilty of allowing her sheep to wander from commonage in West Cork has had the case dismissed under the Probation Act.
Fri, 29 Mar, 2019
Taking the lead three stages from the finish, Donegal’s Manus Kelly/Donall Barrett (Subaru WRC) went on to win the Cartell.ie Rally of the Lakes in a sun drenched Killarney yesterday.
Mon, 07 May, 2018
Public meetings are being held in Lauragh, Co Kerry, to consider “the future of Lauragh”, the village near the Kenmare entrance to the Beara peninsula considered to be one of the most picturesque in the South-West.
Tue, 12 Sep, 2017
DON’T use the weather as an excuse. Get out there, says.
Mon, 07 Aug, 2017
Cork racing driver Matt Griffin and his Clearwater Racing team-mates Mok Weng Sun and Keita Sawa claimed victory in the LMGTE Am category of ‘The 6 Hours of Silverstone’, the opening round of the World Endurance Championship at Silverstone yesterday.
Mon, 17 Apr, 2017
Mon, 19 Sep, 2016
Cork County Council will not investigate claims that a number of people were removed from the electoral register in West Cork, as the onus remains on voters to ensure they are registered.
Mon, 07 Mar, 2016
Donegal’s Donagh Kelly (Ford Focus WRC), co-driven by Monaghan’s Conor Foley, coasted to v ictory in the Cartell.ie Rally of the Lakes in Killarney where they eased off on the closing stages to take the laurels. For Kelly, victory promoted him into the lead of the Clonakilty Blackpudding Irish Tarmac Championship.
Mon, 04 May, 2015
Warm conditions resulted in an extensive bloom of a harmful algal species, dynophysis, also known as ‘red tide’, writes
Tue, 03 Feb, 2015
Tributes have been paid to the experienced fisherman and father of three whose body was recovered from the water off West Cork on Thursday.
Sat, 13 Dec, 2014
WE continue on the L4911, crossing scenic Cappul Bridge at the head of Ardgroom Harbour. We are immediately in wild country, Tooreennamna and Tooth mountains behind us and the Iveragh mountains across Kenmare River, ahead. After 0.5km, we pass an unpaved roadway going left, with a yellow Beara Way waymark. We could make the nearby parking space our trailhead, shortening the walk by 2km.
Mon, 01 Sep, 2014
A BRILLIANT summer to date will reach a high point this bank holiday weekend with tens of thousands of people on holidays, and those not on holidays taking to the outdoors to enjoy beaches, forests, parks, mountains and lakes.
Mon, 04 Aug, 2014
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, today announced details of a €23m package for the repair of public owned piers, harbours and slipways damaged during the winter storms and for investment in the ongoing development of Ireland’s public harbour network.
Fri, 21 Mar, 2014
New coastal defences will have to be erected in Co Cork and existing ones strengthened if a repeat of the damage inflicted by the storms of early January are to be avoided.
Tue, 14 Jan, 2014
Thu, 13 Jun, 2013
Thu, 25 Apr, 2013
I do, yeah! It’s the wedding of the year that has the whole parish talking but there’ll be no ‘living happily ever after’.
Fri, 19 Apr, 2013
Kerry Group Rás Mumhan race director Tadhg Moriarty has warned riders with designs on making an impact on this year’s event to be “prepared for one of the hardest stages in the history of the race.”
Thu, 28 Mar, 2013
A picturesque West Cork village narrowly escaped becoming an inferno on Saturday night after a four-hour battle to contain a mammoth gorse fire, one of several to strike the South-West at the weekend.
Mon, 25 Feb, 2013
A landlord has been ordered to pay almost €30,000 in damages after his tenants subjected neighbours to serious antisocial behaviour.
Mon, 17 Dec, 2012
A Government TD has asked the Department of Social Protection to review plans to cut hours at an “outreach” dole office which services a remote West Cork peninsula.
Thu, 17 May, 2012
Ardgroom is an updated classic and elegant home in a perennially popular location, writes Tommy Barker
Sat, 28 Apr, 2012
Arts Editor Marc O’Sullivan met the late artist a few years ago and discovered to his delight that they shared a mutual admiration for each other’s work
Thu, 26 Apr, 2012
A dedicated hotline set up by a local authority to speed up repairs of broken water pipes did not work — because its phonelines were over capacity.
Wed, 21 Mar, 2012
SOME of the most renowned stages in Irish rallying, like Moll’s Gap, Caragh Lake and those in the Béara Peninsula, are the principal reason Tim McNulty opted to compete in this weekend’s Cartell.ie Killarney International Rally of the Lakes, the third round of the Irish Tarmac Championship, instead of last week’s Circuit of Ireland Rally.
Fri, 29 Apr, 2011
FOR years and years, I’ve scattered flower petals over food for extra colour and pizzazz. At first I was pretty cautious, using mostly flowers of fresh herbs from the garden.
Sat, 26 Jun, 2010
IT’S tucked away above the road and the only passing traffic is from those who live close by, so this house at Ardgroom, Garravagh, is quite private.
Sat, 05 Jun, 2010
The majority of schools served by Bus Éireann school bus services have decided to close for today and tomorrow.
Thu, 07 Jan, 2010
IT’s a good 18 miles from Kenmare, but Collurus peninsula is a place apart.
Sat, 11 Jul, 2009
THE Claret Jug coveted by golfers the world over made a return journey to Dublin last night as Open champion Pádraig Harrington came home to a hero’s welcome.
Tue, 22 Jul, 2008
Sat, 22 Apr, 2006
CONTAINING some of the most daunting stages in Irish rallying, this weekend’s Ordnance Survey Ireland/ Gleneagle Hotel co-sponsored Killarney International Rally of the Lakes, has several potential winners.
Fri, 02 May, 2003
The organisers of the EPS Bison/Red Mills 2002 Killarney Historic Stages Rally, the Killarney & District Motor Club, have attracted entries from the leading exponents of Historic and Classic rallying from Ireland and further afield for the event which will take place on Sunday, December 1.
Fri, 22 Nov, 2002