Keen young sailors get onboard with exciting training voyage from Cork harbor

Keen young sailors get onboard with exciting training voyage from Cork harbor

A group of 10 young sailors have taken to the waters off the south coast in a training expedition on board the Brian Boru tall ship. The 10, along with three crew members, left Cork harbor this morning. During the week, the trainees will take on duties including crewing, steering, maintaining, cleaning, and cooking onboard. … Read more

West Cork hotel claims planning refusal for seven-bedroom extension ‘completely illogical’

West Cork hotel claims planning refusal for seven-bedroom extension 'completely illogical'

The owners of a well-known hotel in West Cork claim the decision of Cork County Council to refuse them planning permission for a new extension is “completely illogical.” The West Cork Hotel in Skibbereen has lodged an appeal with An Bord Pleanála against the council’s rejection of its plans for an extension to provide an … Read more