Clonakilty-based Green Dot is expanding its ethical craft business into the fun area of children’s toys with the opening of quite possibly, the best little Eco-Toy Shop in Munster. Sustainable and ethical toys fill the space that will surely become a favourite with young and old alike.  Green Dot has […]

A West Cork based enterprise, Cycle Sense in Skibbereen, is part of an innovative circular economy initiative called Revive Paint, which involves the production of good quality, affordable paint collected from local authority civic amenity sites. Launched by Cork County Council and Cork City Council, The Revive Paint  initiative, which is funded by the Environmental […]

Along the Cork-Clonakilty main road there is a stone monument honouring the brothers Lane. Erected by their second cousin Jim Lane, the stone marker shares that brothers Thomas (Tom) and James (Jim) fought in two wars – World War I and The Irish War of Independence. Pauline Murphy shares the […]

West Cork community and voluntary groups are being urged to make their voices heard by joining the Cork County Public Participation Network (PPN). As we emerge from the pandemic that put so much on pause, Cork County PPN has launched a new campaign to encourage local organisations to get vocal, […]

Reverend Kingsley Sutton has been recognised in the National Heritage Awards County Award in County Cork for his project, ‘Amazing mosaics at the Church of the Ascension, Timoleague’. The project focused on presenting mosaics and other features of the church through lectures by stained glass expert Finola Finlay. Reverend Sutton […]