Monthly Archives: August 2012

Community Employment Vacancy in Bandon

The Dept of Social Protection have notified us that they are seeking to recruit a Bus Driver in the Bandon area. Eligible candidates must satisfy the Dept’s criteria as set out under the terms of Community Employment.

For further details one may contact the Supervisor of the Community Employment Bandon at 023-8841117

Please note that this is the only contact number for queries etc.

Donnacha O’Callaghan launches Cancer Connect Cycle

See here for full details!!

Charity Cycle Celebrity!

Rugby star Donncha O’Callaghan who has thrilled us all with his performances for Munster, Ireland and the Lions will officially start the Cancer Connect Charity Cycle on Sat 15th Sept at 10.00 a.m.

The cycle begins from the GAA Ground in Clonakilty

Mary Ann’s, Castletownshend – Raffle results

A raffle was held in  Mary Ann’s, Castletownshend on August 17th, and a great night was had by all. Amazing prizes were sponsored, and tickets were sold throughout West Cork. A huge thanks to Fergus O’Mahony who organised the prizes, the raffle and the great DJ on the night!!

Mary Anne’s Castletownshend

Raffle – 17th August 2012


1st   5 Star Hotel Break Donated by Musgraves   – Christopher Collins C.T.Bere.

2nd  Voucher for 1 Weeks Holiday Rental – Lily O’ Byrne.

3rd Work on Paper donated by Matt Lamb  – Michael O’ Leary.

4th Dinner for 4 at Liss Ard – Carmel O’ Gorman.

5th 100  Euro  Voucher for Suits Distributors Cork donated by Mr Dave O Connor – Oriel Lett.

6th 100.00 Euro Voucher for Mary Anns – Gill Fennell.

7th Selection of Dress Jewellery donated by Pat Whyte  – Eimer McCarthy.

8th 2 Sides of Smoked Salmon Donated by Union Hall Smoked Salmon and Elmer Nolan  – Michael Price.

9th Voucher for Riverside Restaurant Skibbereen 50 euro – Elinor Gordon.

10th Voucher for Riverside Restaurant Skibbereen 50 euro – Elsie O’ Sullivan.

11th Voucher for Riverside Restaurant Skibbereen 50 euro – Pauline Dunlea.

12th Voucher for Riverside Restaurant Skibbereen 50 euro – Pauline Dunlea.

13th Piece of Handmade Jewellery donated by Goldsmith Aoife O’Mahony  – Brigid Flavin.

14th Selection of Cheeses donated by Round Tower Cheese – Mary O’ Regan.

15th Large Basket of Fruit donated by Total Produce – Louise O’ Callaghan.

16th Voucher for K & T Tyres – Paul Hershaw.

17th Tanlok for Oil Tank Donated by Rory Hanley 40.00 – Michael Joe O’ Sullivan.

18th Tanlok for Oil Tank Donated by Rory Hanley 40.00 – Jimmy Walshe.

19th 2 Bottles – Mary Breen.


Lotto Results August 15th

Jackpot: €1,500

Numbers Drawn: 12, 18, 19, 20 (No Winner)

Results of Consultation prizes draw

€50.00 Paul Granville Macroom

€30.00 Frances Connolly Clonakilty

€20.00 Mary O’Sullivan Durrus


Congratulations to all the winners!

Next draw takes place on August 31st in Castletownshend (Jackpot €1,650.00)

Tickets €2.00 widely available

Aughadown Dash (In aid of Cancer Connect) big success

A big thanks to everybody who made the Aughadown Dash a success on Saturday last.

To all the participants, stewards, volunteers, boats and to anybody else who helped out in any way either on the day or in the lead up to it. A special thanks to Di Pitcher and Karen Linden for all their efforts.