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# bantry - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

80-year-old man dies after car crashes into ditch in west Cork
# Ahakista
# Ahakista

80-year-old man dies after car crashes into ditch in west Cork

Dec 23rd 2020, 11:03 PM 23,657 Views 1 Comment

The crash happened on the L4704 at Ahakista near Bantry at about 5.55pm.

# bantry - Sunday 18 October, 2020

Third arrest made in seizure of €140,000 of suspected cannabis
# Bantry
# Bantry

Third arrest made in seizure of €140,000 of suspected cannabis

Oct 18th 2020, 1:55 PM 20,958 Views 17 Comments

7 kilos of suspected cannabis were seized on Monday.

# bantry - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Storm Francis: Flooding causes widespread damage across North
# Wind And Rain
# Wind And Rain

Storm Francis: Flooding causes widespread damage across North

Aug 26th 2020, 8:25 AM 19,698 Views 3 Comments

Homeowners and businesses were counting the cost of the storm across the country.

# bantry - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Status Yellow rain warnings still in place as flooding hits several counties
# Storm Francis
# Storm Francis

Status Yellow rain warnings still in place as flooding hits several counties

Updated Aug 25th 2020, 8:25 PM 107,252 Views 27 Comments

Up to 50mm of rain fell in some areas overnight.

# bantry - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Man (70s) dies in Cork farm accident
# Bantry
# Bantry

Man (70s) dies in Cork farm accident

Jun 3rd 2020, 3:01 PM 28,968 Views 5 Comments

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
# Cork Circuit Criminal Court
# Cork Circuit Criminal Court

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

Feb 28th 2020, 3:57 PM 91,578 Views 0 Comments

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
# Bantry
# Bantry

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

Jan 11th 2020, 12:51 PM 18,602 Views 44 Comments

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
# Best Kept Town
# Best Kept Town

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

Jun 25th 2019, 2:23 PM 144,284 Views 19 Comments

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
# Fraud
# Fraud

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

Jan 29th 2019, 12:14 PM 46,009 Views 0 Comments

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
# Memorial
# Memorial

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

Jan 8th 2019, 6:15 AM 40,835 Views 8 Comments

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
# Ballydehob
# Ballydehob

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

Jun 15th 2018, 7:41 AM 18,346 Views 6 Comments

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
# Missing
# Missing

Missing Cork teenagers found safe and well

Apr 27th 2018, 7:57 AM 20,509 Views 23 Comments

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
# Bantry
# Bantry

Four charged over €100,000 drugs seizure in Cork

Nov 29th 2017, 7:07 AM 10,307 Views 0 Comments

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
# Bantry
# Bantry

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

Nov 28th 2017, 1:05 PM 15,257 Views 6 Comments

The seizure happened on Sunday evening.

# bantry - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Controversial Cork seaweed harvesting project close to getting final green light
# Bantry Bay
# Bantry Bay

Controversial Cork seaweed harvesting project close to getting final green light

Nov 19th 2017, 4:00 PM 24,173 Views 20 Comments

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
# Bantry
# Bantry

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

Jul 9th 2017, 10:00 PM 26,840 Views 45 Comments

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
# West Cork
# West Cork

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

May 6th 2017, 12:17 PM 15,522 Views 1 Comment

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

# bantry - Thursday 9 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 9th 2017, 5:02 PM 10,480 Views 10 Comments

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
# Medicinal Cannabis
# Medicinal Cannabis

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

Feb 8th 2017, 8:31 PM 29,052 Views 33 Comments

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
# Wolfe Tone Square
# Wolfe Tone Square

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

Apr 2nd 2016, 7:45 PM 34,838 Views 8 Comments

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
# West Cork
# West Cork

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

Jan 30th 2016, 8:11 AM 20,960 Views 15 Comments

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

# bantry - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Take 4: Homes for every budget
# Property
# Property

Take 4: Homes for every budget

Nov 12th 2015, 6:29 PM 4,120 Views 0 Comments

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
# Des Res
# Des Res

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

Apr 16th 2015, 5:58 PM 4,890 Views 0 Comments

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
# Adding Water To The Flames
# Adding Water To The Flames

Two Cork County Council water vans were torched over the weekend

Nov 17th 2014, 12:34 PM 10,972 Views 73 Comments

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
# Ian Bailey
# Ian Bailey

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

Apr 13th 2014, 8:40 PM 39,155 Views 0 Comments

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
# Health Cuts
# Health Cuts

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

Jan 13th 2014, 12:15 PM 5,371 Views 14 Comments

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
# John Walsh

Irish father killed in freak golf course accident in China

Nov 13th 2013, 9:47 AM 40,056 Views 4 Comments

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
# Taidhg Burke

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

Oct 24th 2013, 8:17 AM 15,435 Views 19 Comments

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
# Road Death
# Road Death

Man injured in Cork crash passes away

Oct 22nd 2013, 5:53 PM 16,195 Views 12 Comments

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
# Cork
# Cork

Man in critical condition after Cork crash

Oct 20th 2013, 6:26 PM 20,876 Views 0 Comments

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
# Roads
# Roads

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

Sep 8th 2013, 7:20 AM 11,180 Views 8 Comments

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
# Dances With Waves
# Dances With Waves

Man gets 28 years for cocaine plot foiled by Irish authorities

Sep 24th 2012, 4:18 PM 8,057 Views 23 Comments

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
# Death
# Death

Postmortem to be carried out on Bantry body

Sep 8th 2012, 8:43 AM 3,866 Views 0 Comments

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"
# Death
# Death

Man's death in Bantry "suspicious"

Sep 7th 2012, 8:29 PM 7,448 Views 1 Comment

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
# Roads
# Roads

Elderly woman killed in Cork road crash

Jul 5th 2012, 5:39 PM 4,706 Views 5 Comments

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
# Missing
# Missing

Appeal for missing teens in Cork

Jul 22nd 2011, 9:24 AM 1,484 Views 0 Comments

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
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

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

Mar 1st 2011, 4:10 PM 1,525 Views 0 Comments

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

NY Times names Cork pub band 'the next U2'
# The Calvinists
From The Daily Edge
# The Calvinists

NY Times names Cork pub band 'the next U2'

Oct 25th 2010, 12:57 PM 3,719 Views 0 Comments

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