While the best means to achieve peak nutrition is through a fully balanced diet – one containing plenty of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains – in reality this isn’t always possible or practical. Years of intensive farming have decreased the microbiome of the soil, which in turn, means we are […]

It’s estimated that between 9,000 and 11,000 people sustain a traumatic brain injury annually in Ireland with a further 8,000 being diagnosed with a stroke. Every brain injury is different. Every person has his or her own story to tell. Cathy McCarthy from Ring in Clonakilty shares her story with […]

Former CEO of the Ludgate Hub in Skibbereen, Gráinne Dwyer, 29, partnered with her cousin and friend Fiona Dwyer in 2017 to start their own video production company, Stori Creative. Grainne talks to West Cork People about the highlights and challenges of running a business, lessons learned, and future ambitions […]

Five years ago Stephanie Tenier began her creative journey with Feltastik. Armed with a vivid imagination, a good business sense and a little bit of fairy magic, the felt fairymaker has created an enchanting interactive product range to appeal to all. Stephanie launches her ‘My Wool Fairy’ craft activity kit […]

Yorkshire native Laura Cable (26) manages a 130-cow farm just outside Clonakilty. Although she grew up on a beef and sheep farm, Laura’s heart is now in dairy. She talks to Mary O’Brien about how a young woman ends up managing a dairy farm single-handedly in West Cork. Laura manages […]

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