Dunmanway Christmas Market

Dunmanway Christmas Market

The Christmas Market in Dunmanway is brought to you by Dunmanway Chamber Of Commerce and will be in Dunmanway Town Square Plaza Thursday 30th November 3 till 7. Come and enjoy a fun filled family event. Along with our jam packed Christmas Market...

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Dunmanway’s Belle of Ballabuidhe

Dunmanway’s Belle of Ballabuidhe

This Saturday in Dunmanway will be a setting for some excitement as the Belle of Ballabuidhe Ball organised by Dunmanway Chamber of Commerce takes place as the first event of the historic Ballabuidhe Festival which has been taking place for over...

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Dunmanway’s Message In A Balloon

Dunmanway’s Message In A Balloon

Dunmanway seems a quieter place after the Norwegian family who followed a magic balloon from Norway left last Wednesday to wend their weary way home to their village of Naustdal in Norway’s stunning Fjord Land north of Bergen. The family spent 12...

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From Dunmanway To Norway With Love

From Dunmanway To Norway With Love

It’s a long way from Dunmanway, the beating heart of West Cork, to Norway ‘oer the sea but a brave little balloon made that perilous 2,500 km journey. To do so it had to traverse Ireland and the Irish Sea, England and the treacherous North Sea...

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Dunmanway and 1916

Dunmanway and 1916

Today was a beautiful morning in Dunmanway as the statue of Sam Maguire waited to welcome the 1916 Parade commemorating the volunteers who marched through the town ready to fight in the Easter Rising 100 years ago today. On Easter Sunday, 23rd of...

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Dunmanway Show

Dunmanway Show

I was delighted to join my neighbours at the Dunmanway Agricultural Society Show at the historic Ballabuidhe Racecourse last weekend. In an agricultural community these wonderful events are the glue which hold the community together and give it a...

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Slow Food In Ireland

Slow Food In Ireland

When it comes to food Italy has pasta, Spain paella, America has burgers and France has escargot. So what about Ireland? Aside from Irish stew (which has always been a hit), our island’s food hasn’t exactly been famous throughout the world. Now...

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