A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
In a community where the “GAA is everything” and “everything goes through the club”, Urhan’s GAA officers were quick into action to ensure nobody would be left stuck during the difficult weeks and, potentially, months ahead.
Tue, 24 Mar, 2020
A judge hailed the return of a wedding band found on a beach as “a happy ending”, after Gardaí initially requested a forfeiture order after failing to find the owner.
Fri, 28 Feb, 2020
Margaret Murphy O'Mahony was the only Fianna Fáil candidate in 2016 but she faces a strong challenge from within the party this time in Christopher O'Sullivan, the Mayor of Cork County
Mon, 03 Feb, 2020
finds a close neighbour link with movie director Neil Jordan in this picture-perfect Beara setting.
Thu, 28 Nov, 2019
Come to Beara and leave your troubles behind, adviseswho found it impossible to leave after attending a writer’s retreat
Sun, 10 Nov, 2019
Bantry Blues’ legend Dr Denis Cotter, who died on Sunday, has been described as “everybody’s friend”.
Wed, 06 Nov, 2019
Memories of Castlehaven’s 1994 Cork SFC county final win over arch rivals O’Donovan Rossa are still fresh in the participants’ minds.
Sun, 27 Oct, 2019
Beara GAA is to hold a review today in Scoil Phobail Bhéara with a view to “re-energising” people about Gaelic football in the area.
Sat, 26 Oct, 2019
The West Cork ladies footballers had some difficulty in securing a pitch to train on last Wednesday evening. Four days out from their county senior final date with Mourneabbey, it was hardly an ideal scenario to arise.
Fri, 04 Oct, 2019
Over the past week, you may already have taken the opportunity to forage, forest-bathe, or sample bush-tucker burgers courtesy of visiting Australian twin chefs Luke and Samuel Bourke, but there is still lots more to enjoy from the event that has been billed as Ireland’s largest food festival.
Wed, 11 Sep, 2019
Earlier this year, an 85-year-old sheep farmer was in court for allegedly allowing her sheep to wander under an 1851 law. What happened next?found out.
Mon, 09 Sep, 2019
Kenmare Bay and the Caha Mountains surround this stunning cottage-style property built into the hillside, writes.
Thu, 22 Aug, 2019
A proposed new tourist facility on an island off the Cork coast has been likened to a “space station” by one of two environmental groups opposed to the project.
Wed, 14 Aug, 2019
West Cork historians hope to launch a tourism trail around the region highlighting areas which hosted key events in the War of Independence and Civil War.
Tue, 30 Jul, 2019
For years, my friends and I have line-fished on Beara Peninsula, practising ‘catch and release’, but stocks are being ruinously depleted by gillnetting from boats, says.
Tue, 02 Jul, 2019
The man, who was the only person on board the vessel, got into difficulty while navigating in heavy fog through the Dursey sound off the Beara peninsula.
Tue, 18 Jun, 2019
Here's your summer events guide for the month of June, including all things music, arts and ents.
Thu, 30 May, 2019
A national blueprint for more balanced growth in Ireland has identified a number of key infrastructure projects vital for sustaining and increasing the population in West Cork.
Fri, 17 May, 2019
A major new extension to the wharf in Castletownbere can help safeguard its future no matter what happens with Brexit, the Agriculture and Marine Minister has said.
Fri, 10 May, 2019
Last week I shamelessly exploited my corner here to publicise GAA Eile, the TV series which started last Monday and continues this evening on RTÉ One at 8.30pm.
Mon, 06 May, 2019
Glenbeg Lake in Co Cork’s Beara peninsula, has one of the country’s largest identified remaining Pearl Mussel populations.
Mon, 22 Apr, 2019
on a spacious seven-bed near Kenmare that’s sure to attract a wide range of interested parties.
Sat, 02 Feb, 2019
Trish Dromey visits a beautifully-appointed house built by a Dutch couple to embrace Kerry’s beautiful seascapes.
Sat, 26 Jan, 2019
The Commissioners of Irish Lights has paid tribute to one of the great champions of Irish lighthouses and of the people who work in them, as he battles serious illness.
Fri, 30 Nov, 2018
Cork County Council looks set to establish a special Rural Affairs Committee amid rising fears that many communities in North and West Cork are dying.
Mon, 15 Oct, 2018
FESTIVALS and cultural events can help extend the tourism season as Fáilte Ireland seeks to help Irish hospitality providers continue the sector’s run of positive figures.
Fri, 05 Oct, 2018
When Ephie Fitzgerald agreed to take on the job of Cork ladies football manager in January of 2016, he had more than one person tell him the role was “a poisoned chalice”.
Fri, 14 Sep, 2018
Residents in West Cork are being asked to clear scrub vegetation from around family homes amid fears of a spate of illegally-set wildfires in the weeks ahead.
Mon, 26 Feb, 2018
When everything fell apart, I fell too but I fell on my wits, I fell on an inner strength I never knew I had, writes
Sat, 10 Feb, 2018
The first minister to introduce Skype clinics, in a rural coastal constituency, is considering expanding the service. With a demand for constituent clinics quadrupling since Jim Daly became a minister in the Department of Health last June, he began hosting Skype clinics from his Dublin office.
Mon, 06 Nov, 2017
When heard that one of Ireland’s remotest GAA clubs had put together an account of its last 70 years, he set out to find Declan O’Sullivan - the man who wrote it.
Mon, 11 Sep, 2017
The five key issues awaiting the new Cork coach.
Fri, 25 Aug, 2017
Fred Astaire and Charlotte Rampling were among the stars of a film made in West Cork 40 years ago. It gets its first ever showing in the region today, writes
Thu, 10 Aug, 2017
IN the same way that Bordeaux is associated with fine wine, the name West Cork evokes the idea of wonderful food.
Fri, 04 Aug, 2017
Bénédicte Coleman’s Beach Storage Project involves collecting debris off the shore and placing
Tue, 01 Aug, 2017
Sat, 15 Jul, 2017
Promoting a Cork Gaeltacht’s heritage could help sustain its population and economy, writes
Mon, 03 Jul, 2017
From hoteliers to tour guides,meets our tourism workers as they ready themselves for the busiest time of year.
Sat, 17 Jun, 2017
Cork County Council has been urged to use helicopters or drones to video offenders responsible for causing devastating wildfires in West Cork which have cost the local authority more than €1m to tackle since 2013.
Tue, 09 May, 2017
From rock ’n’ roll kids to real-life guitar heroes, dads who reignited their love of music in the corner of their local pub are set to perform the biggest gig of their lives tonight in one of Ireland’s most historic venues.
Thu, 04 May, 2017
Wed, 03 May, 2017
Tourism and local industry tellthere will be huge damage caused by kelp harvesting in Bantry, but the harvesting company says otherwise.
Tue, 02 May, 2017
Hidden away on the Beara peninsula is one of our last remaining rainforests, discovers.
Fri, 28 Apr, 2017