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Bandon water charges protest march to go ahead

Pictured at a public meeting at the Deerpark Centre, Bandon to announce details of the “Bandon says no to water meters” protest march at Bandon on Saturdar, November 1st at 12pm was event organiser Denise Horgan with Bandon residents and also at the meeting was Rachel McCarthy MCC who was on hand to answer questions. The protest march shall meet at the bridge at Bandon and parade down Patricks Quay and South Main Street ending with speeches on the bridge.

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Just One AGM held in Clonakilty

THE AGM of the Clonakilty section of the “Just One” charity, founded in 2004 by Clonakilty man Declan Murphy took place recently. Along with Declan himself and a number of local supporters attending, also present were Suti and Bimal from Just One in Kathmandu who had accompanied Declan on his recent fundraising trip home to West Cork. Declan outlined the ongoing work in Kathmandu at the school he set up and other projects which assist street children in the Nepalese

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West Cork Talent 2014 at the Westlodge, Bantry

THIS year is the third year of the West Cork Talent competition to be held in the Westlodge Hotel in Bantry. This competition is held each year to raise funds for St. Finbarr’s Boys’ National School. In 2012 the overall winner was a young dancer called Liadan Bowden who gave a stunning performance on stage again in 2013 when she performed as a guest artiste to entertain the huge crowd at the grand final. In 2013 the overall winners were

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Kealkill N.S. School News

Junior Infants   We are delighted to welcome twelve new pupils to Kealkill N.S. this year who have all settled in so well under the guidance of their teacher Ms. Maria Daly.   They had a busy first term undertaking a terrific ‘Butterfly’ project which saw them provide a home in their classroom for five caterpillars which transformed into beautiful butterflies which they released & celebrated with a  butterfly party. Well done to all & we wish them many happy