Thu, 24 Sep, 2020
Thu, 13 Aug, 2020
A picturesque church on a hill overlooking Bandon, West Cork drew over 800 people today as the town enveloped college student Cameron Blair in a blanket of love as he was laid to rest following his murder ten days ago.
Sun, 26 Jan, 2020
It can be considered offensive by some but generally the word ‘tinker’ is not considered rude says the Traveller’s advocacy group Pavee Point. Over time the term became synonymous with ‘Traveller’ and it is this which is current today.
Sun, 15 Dec, 2019
Located south of the twin villages of Ballineen and Enniskeane in West Cork, a 34-acre grass holding for sale with Clonakilty-based auctioneer Henry O’Leary is a quality piece of land in a part of the world very much dominated by the dairying sector.
Fri, 18 Oct, 2019
Laura Whalen is a Munster-based dollmaker and mother-of-five, and the founder of the Bábóg project, a community crafting drive to make a commemorative doll for all the babies born in Irish mother and baby homes.
Wed, 16 Oct, 2019
Cellos held sway in Bantry at the start of the week at the 24th West Cork Chamber Music Festival. Grammy-nominated Bulgarian composer, Dobrinka Tabakova was in town to hear her cello concerto delivered by Laura van der Heijden.
Wed, 03 Jul, 2019
The Garda Representative Association (GRA) has called for more manpower to police festivals in West Cork after drugs worth €11,000 were seized and three gardaí were assaulted during a special policing operation mounted for a popular rugby tournament.
Thu, 09 May, 2019
A garage “chop-shop” proprietor in West Cork working with a paramilitary criminals in Armagh has been jailed for two years for his part in cutting up and re-using engines and parts from over €500,000 worth of cars stolen in border area
Fri, 15 Feb, 2019
Gardaí in Bantry are investigating an incident in which an elderly lady was pressured into buying 12 chainsaws, 11 generators, seven power washers and assorted tools from suspects who cold-called to her front door.
Wed, 30 Jan, 2019
Right now, on the food front, West Cork’s Ballydehob is having what can only be described as ‘a moment’, even if the area between Schull and Skibbereen has had a very long, and noble, tradition of high regard for food.
Sat, 12 Jan, 2019