A Syrian entrepreneur living in Clonakilty, who lost a good friend in the devastating Turkey-Syria earthquake that has claimed over 48,000 lives since it hit in the early hours of February 6 is donating 100 per cent of her profits to help humanitarian aid efforts until the end of March. […]

The expression ‘It takes a village’ rings especially true when it comes to the success of the Courtmacsherry Community Shop. Mary O’Brien meets a few of the people who volunteer their time and energy to ensure the continued success of this inspiring social enterprise. Since the mid-1870s, the small village […]

On her most challenging and arduous journey to date, West Cork’s favourite harp-playing pilgrim Anja Bakker, 53 – from the road in Hungary, 260 days into her expedition – shares with Mary O’Brien some of the highs and lows she has experienced so far and how home has become such […]