In his monthly column Mayor of Clonakilty Michael O’Neill jnr highlights some of the important issues facing Clonakilty and West Cork and how we can make improvements to our local areas. When I was planning out this monthly column at the start of the year, I thought that I would […]

by Mags Riordan of Bumblebee Flower Farm I’m sure I’m just like everyone else who swings from feeling really positive and motivated one day to downright despair and lethargy and everything-in-between the next. It’s a rollercoaster of emotions to be sure but there is one constant that is helping keep […]

PERMANENT CULTURE Principal 4 – Our 10,000 Trees (Apply Self-Regulation and Feedback) Remember those 10,000 trees being planted around Clonakilty – the plan from way back before the lock-down? I wanted to revisit my last theme ‘Obtain a Yield’ with the example of the tree planting, and spoke to Istvan Markuly, […]

I am so grateful to live in the countryside and to have a vast garden to keep me hypnotised and active. There is a solace to it; void of social distancing it is easy to forget how much the world has changed, that is until I need to do an […]

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