“Naturally our ancestors and indigenous cultures have been forest bathing since the beginning. But in today’s society people are so busy and under a lot of pressure and stress; some simply have forgotten and lost touch with the healing power of nature,” says Lisa Curran – Forest Therapist. Forest Bathing […]

PERMANENT CULTURE This year is an exciting one for West Cork. There has been a tremendous amount of energy and enthusiasm pouring towards creating more sustainable, more environmentally – and people-friendly solutions to the way we live. Inspired by Clonakilty’s recent ‘Cool Community’ award, the ‘Cycling and Upcycling’ event co-hosted […]

The Conscious Communities Programme is an initiative to support communities to further their journey toward sustainable living. The initiative, run by the environmental charity VOICE Ireland, has run in towns across Donegal, Cavan and Wicklow, and now thanks to funding from Cork County Council, it is coming to Cork. Abi […]

The Skibbereen Climate Action group met for the first time at the West Cork Hotel on November 20. Organised by Jim O’Donnell and Noel Casserley, the purpose of the meeting was to bring interested people together from across the local community and business to discuss how Skibbereen can become a […]

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