by Michael O’Neill, Mayor of Clonakilty February was a month where the climate was never far from our attention here in West Cork. Firstly we had the political climate reach its height with an exciting election. Then we had one storm after another roll in off the Atlantic. It seemed […]

You may have read in the Irish times January 16, 2020 that Coastwatch  reported a 50 per cent reduction in litter caused by drinks containers like plastic bottles and aluminium cans on our Irish coastline. Whilst this is excellent news, the 2019 survey also found an increase in plastic shopping bags, […]

Continuing on into our exploration of Permaculture and what it might offer to the ‘Cool Clon’ conversation, last month we had a great meet up and brainstorm with Permaculture expert Istvan Markuly, who will continue to guide this journey over the next 11 months. Istvan highlighted the importance of the […]