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#West Cork

# west-cork - Thursday 26 March, 2015

This Hollywood star's incredibly scenic former Cork retreat is up for grabs

Maureen O’Hara was very happy here (and there’s room to land a seaplane).

# west-cork - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Woman in her 40s killed as two cars collide in west Cork

A man who was driving the other car wasn’t seriously injured.

# west-cork - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Mussel fisherman with suspected carbon monoxide poisoning airlifted to hospital

A second man was also taken from the craft, following a multi-agency rescue effort.

# west-cork - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Ian Bailey describes moment when garda 'Cracker' "scrutinised" him in local shop

Bailey is suing the State for wrongful arrest over the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

# west-cork - Thursday 6 November, 2014

'You'll be found dead in a ditch': Ian Bailey tells court he is 'haunted by garda threat'

Bailey says gardaí told him they planned to pin the murder on him.

# west-cork - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Ian Bailey jury warned not to 'engage in any research on the internet'

Bailey is suing the State alleging he was wrongfully arrested over the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

# west-cork - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Relax everyone... The lone puppy trapped in a mineshaft in Cork has now been rescued

How do you get four beagles out of a mineshaft? Here’s how.

# west-cork - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

WATCH: This video of West Cork will take your breath away Wild Atlantic Way This post contains videos

# west-cork - Friday 25 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge This 220ft water slide in West Cork looks like fantastic fun Slide To The Left

This 220ft water slide in West Cork looks like fantastic fun

Just what we need for summer.

# west-cork - Friday 18 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Spectacular photos of the huge lightning storm over Cork Stormwatch

# west-cork - Saturday 7 June, 2014

A new 'solitary' dolphin's moved to Irish waters... swimmers are being urged to keep their distance

Clet, who originated in French waters, is described as a “non-social solitary dolphin who does not seek out and engage with swimmers”.

# west-cork - Friday 14 February, 2014

Search for Dutch tourist postponed again as fresh storm moves in

It’s yet to be decided if the operation can go ahead tomorrow.

# west-cork - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Search for missing man in Cork stood down due to bad weather

The Coast Guard said the weather means the search can’t continue tomorrow.

Search for missing man resumes on Sheep's Head Peninsula

The body of another man also reported missing was recovered yesterday. A coast guard helicopter will carry out a sweep of the coast at low tide.

# west-cork - Thursday 19 December, 2013

From The42 West Cork woman makes debut in Australian legends football league Newcomer

West Cork woman makes debut in Australian legends football league

Linda Holland made her bow for Western Australia Angels last weekend.

# west-cork - Friday 22 March, 2013

Woman dies after car collides with lorry in Cork

The incident happened just outside Rosscarbery in County Cork this morning.

# west-cork - Monday 15 October, 2012

People of West Cork protesting the loss of fourth ambulance

The four-day long protest will see demonstrators push a stretcher bed from Skibbereen to Cork University Hospital.

# west-cork - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Another oil or gas discovery off the west Cork coast?

Exploration company Providence has said that there is significant potential in one of its licence areas in the Porcupine Basin.

From The Daily Edge Prehistoric Road Sign of the Day Pic Of The Day

Prehistoric Road Sign of the Day

Seen in West Cork, apparently.

# west-cork - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

From The42 Tri-Time: Keane shows class across two disciplines in Galway Triple Threat

Tri-Time: Keane shows class across two disciplines in Galway

Meanwhile, Katie Cooke edged the full-length race in west Cork.

# west-cork - Sunday 3 June, 2012

HSE urges parents to vaccinate children after measles outbreak in Cork

The outbreak in west Cork has affected 51 children with two having to be hospitalised.

# west-cork - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Measles outbreak has now spread to 31 people

Another six people have been diagnosed with the disease in West Cork. None of the initial affected group of 25 people was vaccinated against measles, the HSE has said.

# west-cork - Thursday 26 April, 2012

Man held in London over 2007 Cork cocaine seizure

Cocaine worth around €440m was dumped into the sea off the west Cork coast during a failed smuggling attempt over four years ago.

# west-cork - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

All clear: tests on Cork pheasants are negative for bird flu

A temporary exclusion zone is lifted after further tests on a flock of game birds in Clonakilty show bird flu had not spread.

# west-cork - Monday 2 April, 2012

Clonakilty bird flu "poses no risk to public health"

The Department of Agriculture said today that bird flu found in pheasants in Clonakilty is not the deadly H5N1 strain. However all biosecurity measures will remain in place in Barryroe, where results are expected on ill pheasants there.

# west-cork - Saturday 31 March, 2012

Tests continue and restrictions remain after avian flu outbreak in Cork

The Department of Agriculture said today that there was no update as yet as to the cause of the outbreak in Cork.

# west-cork - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Bailey says his life became "absolutely hell" in years after du Plantier death

The former journalist has given an interview to TV3 in which he claims that Gardaí told the local community that he was responsible for the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier 15 years ago.

# west-cork - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# west-cork - Monday 6 February, 2012

Search for missing fishermen off Cork coast to be scaled back

Two of the five men who were on the trawler when it sank are still unaccounted for.

# west-cork - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Search continues for missing fishermen amid worsening conditions

Search teams are attempting to recover two of the five fishermen who went missing when the Tit Bonhomme sank off the coast of Union Hall over a week ago.

# west-cork - Friday 20 January, 2012

No further progress in search for Tit Bonhomme fishermen

A comprehensive two-hour search of the wreckage of the Tit Bonhomme ends without sign of the three missing fishermen.

Search to resume for three fishermen off west Cork coast

The bodies of two of the five fishermen who went missing last Sunday were recovered yesterday.

# west-cork - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Second body recovered near sunken trawler off Cork coast

The Garda and Naval Service Diving Units continue their search this afternoon.

# west-cork - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Rescuers hope to continue search for five fishermen off Cork coast

Conditions are more favourable this morning amid hope that naval divers can reach the site where the Tit Bonhomme sank on Sunday.

# west-cork - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Deteriorating sea conditions hamper search for Tit Bonhomme fishermen

The Defence Forces say the sea state has worsened in the last 24 hours, making dives to the sunken trawler too dangerous.

Conditions hamper search operation off west Cork coast

The search operation for five men missing off the coast of Union Hall will continue today.

# west-cork - Monday 16 January, 2012

Search to resume for five fishermen missing off west Cork coast

The search for the five fishermen missing in the Glandore Bay area will resume this morning.

# west-cork - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Latest River Bandon investigation upgraded to murder

Gardaí have not released details of the post-mortem carried out on the man’s remains but say this is now a murder investigation.

# west-cork - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

Two charged with murder of Jonathan Duke

Two people have been charged with the murder of 27-year-old Jonathan Duke, whose body was discovered in the River Bandon on Sunday night.

# west-cork - Monday 14 November, 2011

Two arrested after body found in Bandon river

The body of a 27-year-old man was recovered just after 11pm last night.