Gavin Buckley works as part of the front of house staff at Uillinn West Cork Arts Centre. He also writes a weekly blog about the latest events happening in and around the Centre. Over the next four weeks, Gavin will be interviewing four West Cork-based makers. All four are long-standing […]

One of Ireland’s leading ceramic artists, Etain Hickey specialises in highly decorated and lustred ceramics and has exhibited both nationally and internationally. Inspired by the richness of her West Cork surroundings, she uses rich glazes and lavish decoration techniques incorporating gold to explore her love of colour, patterns and textures. […]

Dunmanway Community Council hopes to officially open a new community garden adjacent to the popular lakeside garden at the west side of the town in early August. Work commenced at the end of June to clear the site of the former Vocational School on Chapel Street, Dunmanway to transform it […]

It took a long time for Johanna Connor to come to terms with the fact that a successful career as a theatre set designer was over. When ill health brought her home to Schull in 2000, she wasn’t expecting that circumstance and opportunity would keep her here. Today Johanna is […]