Community Development

RSS assist with Fastnet Short Film Festival

RSS participants help bring lights, camera and action to the Mizen.  Here are Jack Murphy, Pierse O Driscoll and Thomas Roycroft erecting army tents in Schull for the film festival crew.  

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The Coca‑Cola Thank You Fund 2013

The Coca-Cola Thank You Fund 2013 is awarding €125,000 to not-for-profit voluntary and charitable organisations operating within communities throughout the island of Ireland. In 2013, Coca-Cola are looking for organisations that wish to develop a new innovative project or initiative that … Continue reading

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West Cork Protest at Dail Eireann, June 18th

WEST CORK COMMUNITIES ALLIANCE – JUNE 18TH PROTEST TO DÁIL EIREANN As you probably already know the West Cork Community Alliance will be taking a protest to the gates of Dáil Eireann on Tuesday the 18th of June. The protest … Continue reading

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LEADER Budget for West Cork Cut by €2.4million

PRESS RELEASE West Cork, 27 May, 2013: After close of business on Monday May, 20th the West Cork Development Partnership was informed via email by Minister Hogan’s Department of Environment, Community and Local Government that the LEADER programme budget for … Continue reading

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Hogan’s Vision for LDCs is Flawed: Response to the Sunday Independent Article of 12th May

Copy of letter Published in the Letter to the Editor Section of the Sunday Independent, 19th May 2013 Madam – We wish to correct a number of serious inaccuracies in the article by John Drennan (Sunday Independent, May 12, 2013) … Continue reading

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West Cork Community Alliance Open Meeting

The West Cork Communities Alliance has invited the West Cork Development Partnership to attend an open forum, the details of which are as follows: Date: Monday 20th May, 2013 Time: 8.30pm Venue: West Cork Hotel, Skibbereen. The meeting will present a number of … Continue reading

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Drimoleague Walkways – Féile Beag: Walking Programme May 4th -6th 2013

A number of walks have been organised by Drimoleague Walkways for this coming May Bank Holiday Weekend……. (1) The Dawn Chorus Walk:  4th May: Saturday morning assemble at Ahanafunsion Bridge at 4.30am for a guided walk along the River Ilen to hear … Continue reading

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Take a Walk in West Cork at the Bantry Walking Festival (1st-2nd June 2013)

The walks on offer during the festival will offer you spectacular views over Bantry Bay and across the three peninsulas for which Bantry provides the local hub. During the festival weekend, you’ll get unparalleled opportunities to see the best of … Continue reading

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RSS Men at Work

Fisherman John Cronin and Farmer John O Donoghue work together and demonstrate their skills at netting. Fantastic workmanship goes into the goal posts and nets they have made for Castlehaven GAA club who are extremely lucky to have such local … Continue reading

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WALK TALL – Sunday 28th April

In conjunction with West Cork Mental Health Services, HSE South & Cork Mental Health Foundation with the support of Skibbereen Walking Group This is a walk to raise awareness that being Physically Active is one of the most important steps … Continue reading

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