This bank holiday weekend, many people will be out on coastal headlands, hoping to catch a glimpse of whales, dolphins, porpoises, and other ocean residents.
Mon, 05 Aug, 2019
Former Fastnet lighthouse keeper Gerald Butler is due to represent fellow Irish light keepers at a memorial service for 1979 Fastnet Yacht Race on the Isle of Wight this evening.
Fri, 02 Aug, 2019
Crookhaven's Monksfield dips a toe, and a pier, in the coastal property market
Mon, 15 Apr, 2019
Cork County Council has been told to prepare plans to get a number of harbour forts, Martello towers, and what was once the largest gunpowder factory in the world added to Unesco’s world heritage status list.
Thu, 13 Sep, 2018
One of the more surprising facts about Whiddy Island in Bantry Bay is the size of its population in the 19th century.
Mon, 16 Jul, 2018
THERE’S only been a handful of €500,000+ house sales in the chi-chi coastal Schull area of West Cork since the Price Register started picking up on sales, post 2010.
Sat, 22 Jul, 2017
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
Jason Coniry last year gave thanks for surviving cancer by standing and paddling on a board for an arduous 13km from Monkstown to Cork as part of the Ocean to City Race.
Mon, 30 May, 2016
A new exhibition at West Cork Arts Centre in Skibbereen features a range of artists who pay homage to the local environs, writes Alan O’Riordan
Mon, 25 May, 2015
PEOPLE are lured from all over the world to the beauty spots and hideaway havens of West Cork and, to a lesser extent, to East Cork.
Sat, 23 May, 2015
In the years that it took to develop the submarine as a weapon of war, many military strategists thought the idea fanciful.
Tue, 05 May, 2015
Size: 165 sq m (1,765 sq ft)
Sat, 19 Apr, 2014
The animals as well as the humans will find a home here, writes Tommy Barker
Sat, 14 Sep, 2013
IT will be a hard job keeping up with the neighbours at this farmhouse buy — but, it’s likely the buyers will in any case be fairly well-heeled, and Hunter wellington-shod.
Sat, 14 Jan, 2012
“WE were getting slammed in every direction. It was like a washing machine out there,” crewmember Joe Finelli said, having spent three hours adrift in notoriously dangerous waters more than 5km from the Fastnet Lighthouse, off Mizen Head.
Wed, 17 Aug, 2011
More than 20 crew on board a racing yacht are recovering today following a dramatic rescue when it capsized off the Cork coast.
Tue, 16 Aug, 2011
Liosamona is a 120-year-old traditional home sitting on half an acre, Tommy Barker reports
Sat, 13 Aug, 2011
A major search operation was continuing today for a fisherman lost overboard from an Irish vessel.
Sat, 13 Feb, 2010
Up to 300 tonnes of oil was spilled into the sea more than 50 miles off the West Cork coast on Saturday, it emerged tonight.
Mon, 16 Feb, 2009
Tommy Barker says a holiday haven near Schull is a real gem
Sat, 09 Jun, 2007
A STONE monument commemorating the 15 people who lost their lives in the ill-fated Fastnet race of 1979 was unveiled on Cape Clear yesterday.
Mon, 19 Jul, 2004
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