Visitors to Skibbereen are sometimes surprised to come across a building, incongruously tucked away on Mardyke Street, with a neo-classical façade adorned with a ‘square and compasses’ motif. Locals have ever known it simply as the Masonic Hall.  But what is freemasonry and what secrets lie within? The present master […]

2020 would have been the 15th anniversary of West Cork artist Geraldine O’Sullivan’s summer exhibition. This year, due to the current restrictions on public events, the two-day event has changed to private viewings during the month of August. Geraldine’s latest work will be shown in the artist’s home gallery and […]

There are all types of talented creative spirits quietly working away in the many nooks and crannies of West Cork. Where else would you find a welder-pipefitter- turned-sculptor and a retired traditional boat builder collaborating on a project to breathe new life into a traditional barrel-top wagon? Noel Molloy, or […]