A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Far from producing 'slow-motion running' lifeguards more focused on their looks, this academy will produce a steady stream of highly-trained rookie lifeguards equipped with an internationally-recognised qualification.
Thu, 09 May, 2019
Welcome to Part I of The Munchies 2018, in which The Menu salutes some of the heroes and achievements of the culinary calendar. (Next week, Part II.)
Sat, 22 Dec, 2018
There were a number of flakes of silver paint on the road, indicating where the car driven by Sean Collins hit cyclist Stefan Cooper from behind.
Wed, 01 Aug, 2018
Three popular beaches have been forced to lower their coveted Blue Flag.
Mon, 22 May, 2017
You are high, and dry, and almost hovering over the beach and the coastal views, at this seaside home in Tragumna, Co Cork, called none other than Beach House.
Sat, 01 Apr, 2017
Small, perfectly formed and even more perfectly sited, is Lakeview — a pint-sized property with a recent price drop, on an acre, by reed-fringed Loughalla lake and tidal Lough Hyne in deep and delightful West Cork.
Sat, 28 Jan, 2017
The percentage of septic tanks in Cork failing inspections has increased this year, with the worst failure rate in the west of the county.
Mon, 23 May, 2016
Wed, 03 Feb, 2016
West Cork’s Wild Atlantic Way may be beautiful, but according to tourists its public toilets are anything but a pretty sight.
Tue, 02 Feb, 2016
It must be hard keeping up with the Joneses down around West Cork’s chi-chi Castletownshend.
Sat, 09 Jan, 2016
Sat, 19 Dec, 2015
Mon, 02 Nov, 2015
Beaches and marinas across the country are bathing in the warm waters of European approval — 86 of them have been awarded the prestigious Blue Flag status.
Fri, 29 May, 2015
<B>Tommy Barker </b>says you can really get away from it all in splendorous isolation overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
Sat, 10 Jan, 2015
A ban on swimming in one of Co Cork’s premier beaches has been lifted, much to the relief of local businesses relying heavily on tourism.
Thu, 31 Jul, 2014
Swimming has been banned on one of Cork’s premier beaches as a result of excessive E.coli bacteria levels in the water.
Tue, 29 Jul, 2014
A number of the country’s best known beaches are expected to lose their Blue Flag status as a result of the devastation caused by recent storms.
Tue, 18 Mar, 2014
Up to 14,000 people could be in danger of being cut off if gale force winds and flooding were to damage the only bridge leading into a town in Co Cork.
Tue, 07 Jan, 2014
Two popular bathing spots have been closed in West Cork after the discovery of excessive E.coli levels.
Wed, 14 Aug, 2013
As weather forecasts continue to suggest that 2013 will be the best summer the country has seen for years, four Irish Examiner writers profile their favourite beaches and hidden gems around the southern coastline.
Thu, 18 Jul, 2013
Swimmers have been cleared to return to the water at four popular beaches in Cork after quality tests declared them safe.
Sat, 22 Jun, 2013
Swimming has been banned at a former blue flag beach in Co Cork due to excessive E.coli levels while the public has been warned of “potential risks” at three other bathing spots, including two current blue flag beaches.
Thu, 20 Jun, 2013
Cork County Council has defended the quality of its coastal bathing water, blaming a more stringent marking criteria and the wettest summer for 50 years on the loss of Blue Flag status on four beaches.
Fri, 24 May, 2013
Cork, the country’s largest coastal county, has lost four of its blue flag beaches.
Thu, 23 May, 2013
’Dooneen’ is a nice place to be on fine summer’s day. Tommy Barker reports
Sat, 11 Aug, 2012
The number of Irish beaches securing coveted Blue Flag status has hit an all-time high.
Thu, 09 Jun, 2011
WITHIN a walk of three great beaches near Castletownshend, Barnett’s House at Dooneen is, in many ways, the quintessential west Cork hideaway.
Sat, 04 Dec, 2010
THE Sunday spin for us Cork folk frequently includes the west of the county, particularly when we have visitors we wish to show around.
Tue, 10 Aug, 2010
ALREADY extended and renovated, this three-bed farmhouse/holiday home conversion is at Lickowen, on west Cork’s stunning Toe Head.
Sat, 19 Jun, 2010
BACK during the Cold War period, senior members of the Swiss government bought a west Cork bolt-hole at Liss Ard, near Tragumna.
Sat, 13 Mar, 2010
BUILT on the site of an old farmhouse, this modern, ultra-sophisticated dwelling at Coast Road, Castletownshend, is a new market entry with SWS Skibbereen.
Sat, 19 Jul, 2008
A MAJOR study has revealed that nearly 40,000 homes are expected to be built, or under construction, within the next five years in Co Cork.
Wed, 22 Nov, 2006
PROPOSALS have been made by Cork County Council officials to increase refuse charges by 5% next year, the first time it has upped charges in two years.
Tue, 21 Nov, 2006