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# bantry - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Man (70s) dies in Cork farm accident

Emergency services were called to the scene this morning.

# bantry - Friday 28 February, 2020

Woman who cut down spruce trees in Coillte forest and replaced them with native trees is spared jail

The jury found the 61-year-old guilty of a second charge of dishonestly appropriating felled spruce wood.

# bantry - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Gardaí seize €300,000 worth of cannabis herb in Co Cork

The seizure was made during a search operation at a various locations in Bantry, Co Cork yesterday.

# bantry - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

This town has been named as the 'Best Kept' on the island of Ireland

The ‘Best Kept’ awards pit the winners of Ireland’s TidyTowns against their counterparts across the border.

# bantry - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Elderly woman pressured into buying 12 chainsaws, 11 generators and 7 power washers

Gardaí have issued fraud advice to the public following the incident.

# bantry - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

'I can’t imagine a worse death, between drowning and burning:' 40 years after the Whiddy Island disaster

The Memorial Service for the 51 people who died will be held at St Finbarr’s Church at 11am today.

# bantry - Friday 15 June, 2018

Elderly man killed and 10-year-old boy injured in Cork crash

A 10-year-old passenger was taken to Cork University Hospital but his injuries are not life-threatening.

# bantry - Friday 27 April, 2018

Missing Cork teenagers found safe and well

Davis Stepka and Sebastian Rowley, who are both 13, haven’t been seen since 10am on 26 April.

# bantry - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Four charged over €100,000 drugs seizure in Cork

The four are due before Bandon District Court this morning.

# bantry - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Gardaí arrest four people in Cork after estimated €100k drug seizure

The seizure happened on Sunday evening.

# bantry - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Controversial Cork seaweed harvesting project close to getting final green light

Tralee-based company BioAtlantis wants to harvest Bantry’s kelp for bioengineering purposes.

# bantry - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Locals angered by 'lack of consultation' by government over mass harvesting of seaweed

Tralee-based company BioAtlantis wants to harvest Bantry’s kelp for bioengineering purposes. It says it has complied with all State demands concerning the application for a licence.

# bantry - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Investigation underway after man's body found on trawler in Bantry

It’s understood that the man was pronounced dead after paramedics were alerted by a crewman.

# bantry - Thursday 9 February, 2017

From The42 Fineen Wycherley blazing a trail and putting Bantry on the rugby map Rural Roar

Fineen Wycherley blazing a trail and putting Bantry on the rugby map

The Ireland U20s second row has come along way to represent his hometown on the international stage.

# bantry - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

'I won't let him be excluded by his condition': Toddler refused place at preschool

A woman from Cork has been struggling to get a preschool to enrol her three-year-old son, who needs cannabis oil treatment for seizures.

# bantry - Saturday 2 April, 2016

A woman has died after being hit by a truck in Cork

Investigating Gardai are appealing to witnesses to contact Bantry Garda Station.

# bantry - Saturday 30 January, 2016

Man (63) killed after being hit by 4x4 vehicle in 2am crash

The man was treated at the scene, but later pronounced dead.

# bantry - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Take 4: Homes for every budget

Here is our pick of properties from €250k up to €1 million.

# bantry - Thursday 16 April, 2015

This mill house has a great history - and a pretty amazing interior

Dromore Mill has wet rooms and a bootroom. Say no more.

# bantry - Monday 17 November, 2014

Two Cork County Council water vans were torched over the weekend

No other vehicles were damaged.

# bantry - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Witness threatened to "blow the Bailey case out of the water" if any attempt was made to arrest her

RTÉ’s This Week programme says that they have seen memos from a garda in Schull which show warrants against a witness went unexecuted.

# bantry - Monday 13 January, 2014

Mass rallies planned across country as new National Hospital Campaign gathers pace

Tens of thousands are expected to turn out for ‘seven to ten’ large-scale protests around the country, organised to fight cuts to front-line services.

# bantry - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Irish father killed in freak golf course accident in China

John Walsh, who was 39, had been working as ‘Lead Shaper’ at the Happy Valley club near Beijing since May.

# bantry - Thursday 24 October, 2013

"Taidhg, my beloved, was an organ donor": Mother of musician killed in car crash in heartfelt appeal

Taidhg Burke, bass player with recent Hot Press cover stars The Calvanists, died following a car crash in Bantry last weekend.

# bantry - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Man injured in Cork crash passes away

The man was seriously injured in a single car collision on Sunday morning.

# bantry - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Man in critical condition after Cork crash

The man in his 30s was involved in a single car collision at Bridge Street in Bantry in the early hours of this morning.

# bantry - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Cork: Man dies after car hits wall in early morning crash

The man in his 40s was the sole occupant of the car which crashed in the early hours of yesterday morning.

# bantry - Monday 24 September, 2012

Man gets 28 years for cocaine plot foiled by Irish authorities

John Alan Brooks was today sentenced at a court in England for his involvement in a plot to smuggle 1.5 tonnes of cocaine.

# bantry - Saturday 8 September, 2012

Postmortem to be carried out on Bantry body

A man in his 70s has been arrested and remains in custody this morning.

# bantry - Friday 7 September, 2012

Man's death in Bantry "suspicious"

Man in his 70s has been arrested after body of 53-year-old man is found in Co Cork town.

# bantry - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Elderly woman killed in Cork road crash

The woman’s car collided with a lorry on the Dunmanway to Bantry road earlier today.

# bantry - Friday 22 July, 2011

Appeal for missing teens in Cork

Luke Cronin and Anthony McInerney have been missing since Monday.

# bantry - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

Boat blaze victim gave look of 'thank you' before drowning

The Coroner’s Court finds that three men, who died when a motor cruiser caught fire last August, died accidentally.

# bantry - Monday 25 October, 2010

From The Daily Edge NY Times names Cork pub band 'the next U2' The Calvinists This post contains videos

NY Times names Cork pub band 'the next U2'

Cork band The Calvinists play their local in Bantry… and are raved as “awesome” by a passing NYT travel writer.