A native of Kiev, graphic designer Oksana, 47, was living in Irpin, the city that symbolises Ukrainian resistance, when war broke out in her home country. Grabbing her backpack and her cat ‘Rocky’, Oksana and her neighbours managed to board the last evacuation train before the railway line was blown up […]

A childhood spent under the twinkling stars of a Beara night sky inevitably drew Crosshaven native Caitríona Hanley back to her roots on Bere island. It’s the place where her father grew up but also the place that nurtured Catriona’s fierce love of the outdoors. “I have always loved the […]