West Cork People history columnist Shane Daly is currently working as a schoolteacher in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. Back in May, Shane gave us an insight into life under curfew in the UAE during the pandemic. Now all business and schools in Abu Dhabi are operating, albeit […]

Too many adults I have encountered over the years have a fear of Higher Education (HE) – even among those that have a strong desire to learn and develop themselves and their careers. There appears to be an apathy or even a dislike towards HE among many Irish adults.  Could […]

The three big-ticket uncontrollables affecting farmers of late remain Brexit, CAP and Covid. In comparison to other parts of the economy, farming has been less affected by the lockdowns imposed this year. The most noticeable impact has been felt at marts. For now mart ringsides will be empty because of […]