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 […]

Kathleen Holland Designs was established in 2002, a year in which Kathleen was also a recipient of the prestigious Golden Fleece award.  A maker since as far back as she can remember, Kathleen works mainly in silver and 9ct gold with some precious stones. She studied a Diploma in Fine […]

Seventeen-year-old Luka Scannell is already sure of the path he wants to follow in life. The Schull Community College student, who has set up his studio in an old shipping container at the family home in Colla, west of Schull, is remarkably a highly skilled knifemaker and budding blacksmith. He […]