Composer and violinist Justin Grounds set up ‘Stop Look Listen’, a weekly outdoor listening event, in September last year as part of the West Cork ‘Rekindling the Light Within’ initiative, which has enabled eight artists across the region to develop art for mental health initiatives in different ways. Justin wanted […]

This month provides the sixth synopsis for my wife’s ancestral lines and what has been learned from atDNA matching. If you have DNA tested and related to any of these family, do get in touch and consider adding your DNA information to the project. My wife’s ancestry is genetically proven […]

Scientists at University of Galway have published the first record of a noble false widow spider feeding on a pygmy shrew, a species of tiny mammal protected in Ireland. The new study, recently published in the international journal ‘Ecosphere’, demonstrates further the potentially negative impact of the invasive and venomous noble […]