This month marks the passing of century since a day-long battle played out in the neighbouring West Cork villages of Enniskeane and Ballineen. Pauline Murphy tells us more about November 4, 1922, when a fierce fight took place between large parties of Anti-Treaty IRA volunteers and Free State troops, resulting […]

Halloween is cultural appropriation, it should be cancelled writes Mark Dougherty. The time has come to make Halloween Samhain again. Halloween is the bastardisation of the most important festival of our ancestors, Samhain, a festival that has been celebrated for thousands of years on this island. It is an Anglo […]

Kenmare Butter Market is committed to supporting emerging artists and is delighted this October to provide a platform for Eyeries artist Cathy Bacon as she begins her artist journey with ‘Learning to Swim by Drowning’, showing from October 1-21. Cathy Bacon came to Beara 20 years ago to raise her […]

The Clonakilty Charity Ball Committee is launching their first ever charity fundraiser event, hosted by Dunmore House Hotel on Saturday, November 19, with all proceeds going towards the new Clonakilty playground redevelopment.  Alongside appearances from special guests, and hosted by Virgin Media news correspondent Richard Chambers, ticket holders will be […]