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’The Opinion’ August 2014 Edition
- Extensive Summer Festivities Feature with photos from dozens of events
- Education Feature with information on books, college, finances, accommodation and lots more.
- Rugby supremo Ronan O’Gara in Clonakilty.
- Debs and grads balls – pics from Rosscarbery, Dunmanway and Bantry schools.
- Clonakilty hosted three major events – the South of Ireland Band Championships, the Old Time Fair and Random Acts of Kindness – details and pics.
- Reunion in Clonakilty of an African couple, each of whom thought would never see the other again
- Clonakilty Ladies Hockey team celebrate
- The phenomenal achievement by Lisselan Golf Club
- Ballineen athlete Phil Healy gets better and better on the running track creating a new national record.
- Brian Lenihan, the young Cork City player with roots in Bandon, is being watched by English scouts, including one from Arsenal.
- PJ Hegarty, Gaggin .. in a league of his own in the equestrian world
- Special Olympians meet President Higgins
- Deirdre Lane honoured during Bandon Summerfest
- 600 walkers who ‘made their mark for cancer’ from the Viaduct to Bandon
- John Drake Remembrance Cycle to be held in late August
- Local heroes honoured by the RNLI
- The Funky Fish youth cafe in Bandon which continues to be a most valuable asset for many young people.
- SouthWestern Success Story