A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Hollywood star Saoirse Ronan arrives in West Cork tomorrow as an estimated 7,000 film buffs are expected to flood into the scenic harbour town of Schull for the Fastnet Film Festival.
Mon, 20 May, 2019
Many of the locations in ‘Float Like A Butterfly’ were chosen when director Carmel Winters was out walking with her wife in West Cork, writes.
Wed, 08 May, 2019
Denis & Mary Ryan Car Sales, Bishopstown, Co Cork has been awarded the Citroën & DS Automobiles Dealer of the Year Award 2017, from a network of 19 authorised sales dealerships nationwide.
Sat, 07 Oct, 2017
Sun, 01 Jan, 2017
Thu, 01 Sep, 2016
Searches are due to resume today for a man whose small fishing boat was found drifting off the Cork coast last night.
Tue, 16 Aug, 2016
Steady as she goes is the message from Schull Harbour Sailing Club as the organisers of the West Cork season highlight make final preparations for next week’s annual Calves Week regatta.
Thu, 28 Jul, 2016
Fri, 01 Jul, 2016
Film director Jim Sheridan says that his documentary about the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier, in West Cork, will be a multi-episode series.
Wed, 25 May, 2016
Sat, 16 Apr, 2016
A verdict is expected on Monday in the long-running civil action for damages by Ian Bailey over the conduct of the Garda investigation into the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.
Sat, 28 Mar, 2015
A garda has rejected suggestions he and another detective were asked to “put the frighteners” on Martin Graham in June 1997 after gardaí lost trust in the former British soldier as an informant in the Sophie Toscan du Plantier murder investigation.
Thu, 05 Mar, 2015
Retired detective sergeant Maurice Walsh has denied that gardaí put "the frighteners" on a key witness in the Ian Bailey case.
Wed, 04 Mar, 2015
returns once again with his Yuletide roundup of the very best of 2014 to fill the Christmas Hamper as well as his food awards, The Munchies, a tip of the hat to those who labour long and hard to make local, sustainable Irish produce to a world-class standard.
Sat, 13 Dec, 2014
Marie Farrell told a High Court jury that Det Garda Jim Fitzgerald stripped naked and asked her for sex while she was looking after a house in West Cork.
Thu, 11 Dec, 2014
Marie Farrell has said gardaí threatened to prosecute her if she withdrew statements placing Ian Bailey near the scene of Sophie Toscan du Plantier's murder.
Wed, 10 Dec, 2014
The 66-year-old British man who died when his 5.5m yacht capsized off the West Cork coast kept a holiday home and mooring in the wider Schull area.
Fri, 15 Aug, 2014
Today is make-or-break day for the Irish squad at the Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup in Cowes.
Fri, 25 Jul, 2014
Steve Coogan, the star of Oscar-nominated movie Philomena, will be in Schull next month for the Corona Fastnet Short Film Festival.
Sat, 26 Apr, 2014
Cork GAA announced a series of high-profile underage appointments for their development squads at last night’s Rebel Óg awards.
Sat, 25 Jan, 2014
The animals as well as the humans will find a home here, writes Tommy Barker
Sat, 14 Sep, 2013
Another unorthodox land deal involving County Cork VEC has emerged and is being scrutinised by the Department of Education.
Wed, 19 Jun, 2013
More than 250 films will be screened at this year’s Corona Fastnet Short Film Festival, which will have a special focus on animation.
Thu, 18 Apr, 2013
Finance Minister Michael Noonan’s home village was directly affected by the closure of its three nearest AIB bank branches, which shut yesterday along with 41 others across the country.
Sat, 27 Oct, 2012
Halfway between Ballydehob and Schull, this tastefully adapted home is a haven of tranquility, writes Tommy Barker
Sat, 21 Jul, 2012
Hollywood legend Jeremy Irons is expected to lend his support to a campaign to ensure all artifacts discovered in Cork remain in the county and are not sent to the National Museum in Dublin.
Wed, 13 Jun, 2012
The prospect of glorious sunshine this weekend helps kick off a summer of weekend festivals and events that extend from Baltimore to Charleville and Youghal to Cork City and Clonakilty.
Fri, 25 May, 2012
Schull’s Harbour View Hotel, which cost €10m to build and last went on the market at €1m in January, is under offer at €910,000 and is close to a deal with an overseas buyer, according to Denis O’Donoghue of Savills.
Thu, 29 Mar, 2012
A West Cork village is gearing up for an influx of more than 3,500 people next month as locals make final preparations for one of the most prestigious drama festivals on the national circuit.
Mon, 13 Feb, 2012
IRISH hopes of victory on home waters were dashed over the weekend as Britain’s first teams in the open and youth events of the ISAF World Team Racing Championships at Schull emerged overall winners.
Mon, 05 Sep, 2011
A STRONG performance by a veteran squad from the New York Yacht Club laid down the gauntlet in Schull yesterday as the United States 1 team won 10 out of 11 races at the ISAF Team Racing World Championships.
Thu, 01 Sep, 2011
THE town of Schull is making final preparations ahead of Sunday’s opening ceremony of the ISAF Team Racing World Championship that will bring a spotlight on the West Cork sailing centre.
Wed, 24 Aug, 2011
Bill and Brigid Hatchett have combined good taste and great knowledge to revamp their west Cork farmhouse, says Tommy Barker
Fri, 05 Aug, 2011
ALMOST 200 years old is this former mill, owned in recent years by overseas property promoter Karl Morris, and now being sold by a bank on foot of a court order.
Sat, 13 Nov, 2010
THE Fastnet International Schools Regatta enjoyed a thrilling finale at Fastnet Marine and Outdoor Education Centre in Schull, with Oisín O’Driscoll taking the Gold Fleet overall title.
Fri, 23 Jul, 2010
WHOLESALE demolition of unfinished and unsellable houses in unpopular locations might be on the cards post-NAMA — but, in advance of that, a west Cork builder has done his own, small-scale pulldown of partially-built houses.
Sat, 27 Mar, 2010
BUOYS were toys for the late, west Cork farmer, Tom Sheppard, whose retirement hobby was collecting marine memorabilia — such as a 28’ long navigation marker buoy, one of several heavy buoys which graced the front gates and gardens of his Colla Road home.
Sat, 06 Mar, 2010
IF a picture tells a thousand words, then one of John Minihan’s photos of his west Cork home would do instead of a sales brochure, or editorial write up.
Sat, 20 Feb, 2010
SCHULL has some of west Cork’s dearest properties, with water views at a price premium. The winsomely-titled Dingle Dells doesn’t have stunning water vistas, but it does have some things as good or even better — shoreline, land, and a private shingle cove.
Sat, 01 Aug, 2009
EVER since the 9/11 attacks on the USA hundreds of people have been unlawfully detained in Guantanamo Bay in Cuba in conditions that have amounted to cruel, inhumane and degrading treatment.
Tue, 13 Jan, 2009
An internal review into the garda handling of the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier in west Cork 12 years ago has been made available to a French magistrate investigating the case.
Mon, 22 Dec, 2008