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In the February 2016 Issue:
Some of our stories/features
- Bandon was flooded not once but twice, within a month – we reflect on the implications, with lots of exclusive photos.
- Election 2016 : Cork South West Constituency – Ten declared candidates will contest 3 seats. We carry a comprehensive 9 page Election Special
- Ash Wednesday, 10th February in the Munster Arms Hotel, Bandon, when we in The Opinion host an open forum ‘Meet the Candidates.’
- Newcestown – up in arms about changes proposed by the Department of Education in relation to the school transport system
- BT Young Scientist of the Year Awards and the West Cork schools
- Hamilton High School celebrated 75 years of educational excellence
- Rachel Allen – welcome guest at St. Brogan’s College.
- John Field, SuperValu Skibbereen – generous donation to help Barnardos Children’s Charity.
- Arts & Entertainment – Alison Arnopp from Bandon and Niamh Huethorst from Clonakilty
- Opinion/Bandon Co-op West Cork Community Awards which are to be held on 8th April. Nominations now being accepted, full details.
- Business scene – the continuing success story of Donpack Donoghue Packaging in Bandon
- Newsweaver continues to expand
- Women in Business – Kilbrittain lady Geraldine Quinlan is niching a reputation for herself in natural skincare products.
- Bandon mna Colm Kelleher appointed President of Morgan Stanley.
- John Looney wins Cork Person of the Year Award
- Festive frolics – great photos off charity and worthy causes. Exclusive shots of the many social events held throughout the area.
- Untimely and unexpected passing of John Corcoran – the great St. Mary’s GAA Club stalwart.
- Everyone should have an Opinion