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€4 million road works on N71 in Bonane underway

by Stephen Johnson A TWO-YEAR, 4-million euro project designed to improve safety on a 1.6-kilometre stretch of N71 in Bonane is finally underway. A spokesman for the National Roads Authority (NRA) told the West Cork Times this week that the project will involve the removal of more than 11,000 cubic metres of rock, which will widen the narrow road and improve safety.

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West Cork Carers Support Group wins ‘Better Together’ Award

THE West Cork Carers Support Group was delighted to receive an award and a cheque for €1,000 at the Better Together Awards ceremony in Dublin Castle recently. The Better Together campaign is organised by The Wheel, a support and representative body for the Irish community and voluntary sector to help raise public awareness and support for the work being done by charities, community groups, clubs and associations up and down the country.

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Schull Community College students go ‘Back to the 80s’

Grab your Rubik’s cubes, your leg-warmers and your blue eye shadow and join the students of Schull Community College as they head ‘Back to the 80s’ in the college’s annual Christmas production which takes place in the school’s Sports Hall on Wednesday next, December 17th and Thursday, December 18th. The Transition Year students will bring you on a musical journey to the era that brought us Michael Jackson, ‘Dirty Dancing’ and Atari Games Consoles. 

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Youthreach Macroom Open Day

ON Thursday December 11th 2014 Youthreach Macroom, Centre for Education under the auspices of Cork Education and Training Board hosted an Open Day to celebrate their achievements for the year to date. The event was a great success and was well supported by parents, local employers and local School principals. Cork County Mayor, Councillor Alan Coleman officially opened the event and Ger Canning Adult Education Officer with Cork ETB also attended.