January began with the sad news that seven year old Fionn Doyle from Kildorrery had passed away after a long battle with leukaemia. 

€80,000 in funding was announced for St Theresa’s Hospital in Clogheen to upgrade the facility, meet HIQA standards while Fermoy was named as the ‘Cleanest Town in Ireland’ having topped the Irish Business Against Litter league table. 

Later in the month, the sod was turned on the 52 unit social housing development at Crann Ard, Fermoy and Trisha Lewis from Kilbehenny appeared on the Late Late Show to talk about her inspiring weight loss story. 

Full review in this week’s Print & Digital Edition