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West Cork News

No funding for N71 this year is a disgrace says councillor

A REPORT this week on the allocation of funding for roadworks in the county for the coming year was issued to the councillors on Cork County Council at their forthnightly meeting. The omission of any funding for the N71,the scene of many fatalities over recent years,has been met with condemnation by Bandon based Cllr Rachel McCarthy. The Sinn Féin councillor has said that it was “a disgrace” that the N71 has again been overlooked.

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Bandon Men’s Shed garden renovation

THE Bandon Men’s Shed have recently undertaken a renovation of the garden at the rear of the mens shed and St Michaels Centre at Weir Street, Bandon.

The Jig - Entertainment & Arts

Le Crunch Apples 7G Jingle 2015 in association with Today FM

HAVE you ever listened to a radio jingle and thought to yourself, “I could do that!”. Well the chance has arrived with the new Le Crunch Apples 7G Jingle contest. The super healthy apple brand is asking people in Cork as well as people across Ireland to create a radio jingle and be in with a chance of winning part of a €7,000 prize fund. Le Crunch Apples has teamed up with Today FM daytime stars, Dermot & Dave, to

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Free mental health care will soon become easier to access in West Cork

THE West Cork Suicide Prevention Service, Lisheens House, has taken another step toward realising its dream to offer free counselling to anyone in the region who needs it.  Lisheens House organisers, Noreen Murphy and Mick Kearns, are delighted to announce the opening of their first drop-in centre location on Main Street, Skibbereen which is due to open in early April. “We have been waiting for suitable premises in the right location and the shop next door to Pierce Hickey’s newsagents