A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Almost 8,000 volunteers have signed up to a support system designed to mobilise members of the community to help those in need during the coronavirus outbreak.
Sun, 22 Mar, 2020
The government needs to put in place protection for supermarket workers who are necessary for society to function
Mon, 16 Mar, 2020
Mon, 02 Mar, 2020
After a property 'Operation Transformation,' fitness and yoga family the Henrys sell extended cliff-top West Cork hideaway for close to €1m.
Tue, 25 Feb, 2020
A third of the cost of us producing a house is taxed, or controlled by the state, between Vat and planning contributions.
Mon, 24 Feb, 2020
Craig Breen’s return to the World Rally Championship with Hyundai Motorsport has given the Waterford ace the opportunity to showcase his ability on this weekend’s Rally Sweden, where, just two years ago he secured his best ever result (second) in the WRC.
Fri, 14 Feb, 2020
GAA boffins today finalised the most demanding club fixtures matrix in the GAA - Cork’s county championship schedule.
Mon, 03 Feb, 2020
Skibbereen-based auctioneer Pat Maguire should be reasonably confident of a good deal of interest in a 44-acre non-residential holding that has just come on the market.
Wed, 15 Jan, 2020
Three Tipperary teenagers put a lot of work and time but very little money into developing a mass sensor so farmers know how much feed they are giving to their animals.
Thu, 09 Jan, 2020
The professional declutterer was inspired by a Niall Mellon volunteer’s Facebook post.
Tue, 17 Dec, 2019
Harty Cup champions Midleton CBS have been drawn against De La Salle Waterford, with county derbies in the other three quarter-final ties.
Mon, 02 Dec, 2019
The Clare side claimed the last remaining spot following this clinical display.
Fri, 29 Nov, 2019
Bandon mart manager Tom McCarthy, never one to shy away from a good headline, had one for me on Monday.
Wed, 20 Nov, 2019
Key positives included access to talent, quality third level education and the pro-business policies of successive governments.
Thu, 14 Nov, 2019
St Francis College, Rochestown secured their place in the quarter-final of the Corn Uí Mhuirí after their defeat of Skibbereen Community School at Newcestown.
Wed, 13 Nov, 2019
Decentralisation and a greater focus on towns and villages need to be the cornerstone of future policies, according to speakers at the Cork County on the Rise Event.
Tue, 12 Nov, 2019
The success of the Ludgate Hub has benefits that go way beyond those who work there, writes CEO
Tue, 12 Nov, 2019
When it comes to Munster talent and entrepreneurship, our food, agriculture and tourism can be the first industries that come to mind.
Mon, 21 Oct, 2019
In today’s uncertain world, it is more than ever vital that Irish business takes every possible step to ensure growth and profitability.
Fri, 18 Oct, 2019
A major row broke out between county councillors over a proposal to rezone an industrial area in a County Cork town to green belt, which would prevent a plastics factory from locating there.
Tue, 10 Sep, 2019
The opening of tech company Spearline’s new headquarters in West Cork shows the potential to attract jobs in a region of high-speed broadband.
Fri, 09 Aug, 2019
Protestors are calling on the organisers of this weekend’s Tullamore Show in Co Offaly, to withdraw its invitation to Agriculture Minister Michael Creed over an ongoing dispute over the price of beef paid to farmers.
Thu, 08 Aug, 2019
Campaigners against a proposed plastics factory in Skibbereen have hailed a High Court ruling that the issue be returned to An Bord Pleanála for consideration and a possible Natura Impact Statement.
Tue, 30 Jul, 2019
Cathal O’Donovan owns the Skibbereen Bookshop in Co Cork. It sells books, schoolbooks, art and craft materials and stationery and is located on the main street of the west Cork town.
Sun, 21 Jul, 2019
With its farm home authenticity,says Vale Cottage is a style-steal at €285,000 Mill Cove, Rosscarbery, West Cork
Thu, 04 Jul, 2019
A young Irish activist and youth ambassador has described the realities of climate change as terrifying and challenged world leaders to act now to save her generation's future.
Mon, 10 Jun, 2019
A 33-acre residential holding with a large stretch of waterfront in West Cork is priced more with its aesthetic charms in mind rather than its considerable agricultural value.
Wed, 22 May, 2019
Olympic silver-medalist Paul O’Donovan is the standout absentee from the Irish team that will travel to Lucerne for the 2019 European Rowing Championships that will take from 31st May – 2nd June.
Wed, 15 May, 2019
The division of West Cork into two electoral areas, Skibbereen and Bantry, would strongly appear to favour the two main political parties, Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil.
Mon, 13 May, 2019
We had a bad shower on Saturday. It started at about half past two in the afternoon, and didn’t finish until Monday at 7pm.
Fri, 19 Apr, 2019
Four people who assisted the recovery of a man who was without a pulse for a half-hour after a cardiac incident were honoured at a community awards ceremony in West Cork at the weekend.
Mon, 08 Apr, 2019
I hear Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger is going under the knife this week. His heart is giving him trouble.
Wed, 03 Apr, 2019
Half-a-million euro has been allocated by the Department of Rural and Community Development to 350 men’s sheds across the country.
Tue, 22 Jan, 2019
There is a groundswell of opposition to the factory plan in Skibbereen, writes
Sat, 15 Dec, 2018
O’Donovan Rossa GAA Club is investing €150,000 to get back to winning Cork and All-Ireland titles, says club chairman Pat Fitzgerald.
Thu, 01 Nov, 2018
A survey by Skibbereen and Bandon Credit Union of more than 200 women in agriculture in West Cork shows 61% saying financial pressure is the biggest stress factor in running a farm.
Thu, 18 Oct, 2018
Joe McNamara Glebe Gardens Skibbereen, 68 Bridge St, Marsh, Skibbereen, Co Cork, P81 PR20
Sat, 29 Sep, 2018
A heated meeting of residents in Skibbereen on July 19 reflected their anxieties about the hazards they fear if a plastics factory manufacturing ‘nurdles’ — polymer pellets — is built in the town.
Mon, 30 Jul, 2018
This week, it really feels life is zooming by. We are all busy. Between farming and confirmations. Between religion and our calling to the land, we haven’t a moment to spare.
Thu, 17 May, 2018
Skibbereen native Ciara Lucy is leading an all-female software team to ensure the West Cork town will be “the most GDPR-ready town in Ireland” when the EU’s new data protection law comes into force in May.
Mon, 02 Apr, 2018
Looking back at 2017, Michael H Daniels says our nearest neighbour’s trauma is cooling the market here, and is making the future a lot harder to predict
Sat, 30 Dec, 2017
It’s a time of year for nice surprises and Margaret O’Driscoll of the Neonatal Unit at Cork University Maternity Hospital was on the receiving end when she was rewarded for her work, not least for her efforts with a premature baby boy.
Sat, 23 Dec, 2017