Holly Cairns TD and Councillor Ross O’Connell are calling for more action on water quality issues in West Cork. The results of the EPA’s Urban Waste Water Treatment in 2019 report revealed numerous issues in West Cork. The report highlights wastewater that has not been treated properly is being released […]

The future of Inchydoney will be the topic of a public Zoom meeting on Thursday December 3, hosted by Cork South West TD Christopher O’Sullivan. The public meeting has two purposes:1. To discuss development of a safe pedestrian access from Clonakilty to Inchydoney.2. Save the Inchydoney dune system using nature-lead […]

Speaking in the Dáil last week on flooding issues in rural Ireland, Holly Cairns TD, raised the concerns of families and businesses in Bantry, Dunmanway, Skibbereen, Rosscarbery and other local areas prone to flooding. Several areas of West Cork have suffered several floods already this year, and that’s before the […]

Not the most promising word – waste. ‘Unusable or unwanted material’ says the dictionary. Our world is knee-deep in waste problems; that’s for sure! This includes edibles: ‘1.3 billion tons of food is lost or wasted every year,’ according to www.theworldcounts.com. This is all the more alarming, as to prepare […]

Covid-19 means that Christmas time will likely be a lot different this festive season but it’s important to stay positive and focus on the things we can all do to prepare our homes to make this season a really special one. As we have more time in our homes right […]