DONAL Chambers is course co-ordinator on Kinsale College’s Sustainability and Permaculture course and the chair of Transition Towns Kinsale. His partner Máiread Cronin trained as a veterinary nurse and now combines care of the couple’s children with volunteering with St Vincent De Paul and training as a Roots of Empathy instructor.
WITH all roads set to lead to Cork Harbour’s Ringaskiddy, thanks to a Port of Cork downriver operations move, and a new, vastly improved road link, the timing of the launch of a major space facility for logistics, storage, and manufacturing is apt.
Irish rallying enjoyed one of its greatest days yesterday as Dungannon’s Kris Meeke and his Killarney co-driver Paul Nagle in the Abu Dhabi Total WRT-run Citroen DS3 WRC Paul Nagle won Rally Finland, round eight of the World Rally Championship.
Aidan Desmond is All-Ireland Junior C champion after completing a unique sporting triple, in two sports, over two days, culminating in an emphatic win over Conor O’Neill in Sunday’s final at Drogheda.
The Pat Doyle-trained Six Gun Serenade gave ample indication that a bright track career lies in wait by winning the four-year-old geldings’ maiden at yesterday’s well-attended Killeady Harriers point-to-point at Ballyarthur outside Fermoy.
Only the quality, and colour, of the front door, at the Old Post Office in Cork’s Dunderrow near Kinsale gives any hint there might be something a bit special within, at this cottage/bungalow extended home,a converted Post Office.