Clonakilty-based Green Dot is expanding its ethical craft business into the fun area of children’s toys with the opening of quite possibly, the best little Eco-Toy Shop in Munster. Sustainable and ethical toys fill the space that will surely become a favourite with young and old alike.  Green Dot has […]

A West Cork based enterprise, Cycle Sense in Skibbereen, is part of an innovative circular economy initiative called Revive Paint, which involves the production of good quality, affordable paint collected from local authority civic amenity sites. Launched by Cork County Council and Cork City Council, The Revive Paint  initiative, which is funded by the Environmental […]

As awareness grows about the importance of bees, West Cork’s newest beekeepers’ group, the Fastnet Area Beekeepers Association (FABKA), celebrates the successful accreditation of it’s first students who, in October, received their preliminary exam certificates under the auspices of The Federation of Irish Beekeepers Associations (FIBKA), the largest organisation of […]

The last weekend of September saw the public launch of an innovative and ambitious new Centre of Excellence for Climate Action and Sustainability in West Cork. CECAS is a first for the region, and brings together community, business, policy makers and educators under the stewardship of Green Skibbereen CLG a […]