Schull Postgraduate Student seeks participation in new study for Cancer Survivors

Project NUTRICO launches research into Nutrition Related Life of Irish Cancer Survivors Project NUTRICO is a novel postgraduate research project being undertaken by Miss Niamh O’Callaghan from the Institute of Technology Sligo. The project aims to evaluate the current dietary patterns and relationship with food and nutrition of cancer survivors across the Island of Ireland.…

Paint Re-Use Scheme for Cork

Are you guilty of hoarding half empty tins of paint at home, those “just in case” tubs that you finally get around to dumping when they’ve dried up? Householders have traditionally brought their leftover paint to their local Civic Amenity Site for disposal, however this may be set to change, as a new pilot Community…

BANTRY MUM IS IRELAND’S ‘BEST GLUTEN-FREE’ CATEGORY WINNER IN COMPETITION TO FIND IRELAND’S BEST BANANA BREAD RECIPES

Heather O’Sullivan from Kealkill, near Bantry, is one of Ireland’s best banana bread bakers having been chosen winner of the ‘Best Gluten-Free’ category award in a recent nationwide competition to find Ireland’s Best Banana Bread Recipes conducted by celebrity chef and RTE presenter, Donal Skehan with the support of banana distributors, Fyffes.   Mum to…

LOCAL ARTISTS BRUSH UP ON THEIR SKILLS

This Summer, Dunmanway plays host to the first Art Tour and Art Exhibition featuring work from all local artists.  This self guided walking tour has been a tremendous success with artists showcasing their work in various locations throughout the town, including the beautiful Atkins Hall, the stunning St. Mary’s church, the newly opened art gallery…

HERITAGE WEEK 2020

Members and Friends of Bantry Historical Society are currently considering and planning projects for inclusion in the new format of Heritage Week 2020.  This year it’s all about projects, due to Government restrictions/social distancing relating to Covid-19 Pandemic. This year 2020 is the 15th year of Heritage Week, coordinated by the Heritage Council, so it’s…

Mayor of the County of Cork welcomes Online Commemoration of Air India Flight 182 for the families of victims on 35th Anniversary

Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr Ian Doyle participated in a YouTube remembrance ceremony for the victims of Air India Flight 182 and Narita International Airport bombings, following an invitation from families of the victims of the 1985 terrorist attack. Mayor Doyle joined Ambassador of India to Ireland, Mr Sandeep Kumar and Chargée d’Affaires…