Established West Cork employer GP Wood is hiring. In a welcome jobs boost for the local area, the company has on-going vacancies for general operators, forklift drivers and mechanical fitters. The group currently employs approximately 150 staff with a further 250 indirect employees in their forestry operations. GP Wood operates […]

For Kate Arbon, Christmas has become a very sacred time to spend in solitude. The West Cork astrologer loves the freedom of no pressure or expectation and finds a special peace in being alone and inwardly focused at such a busy time of year. “I don’t really ‘do’ Christmas in […]

Mother and daughter, Jennifer Corcoran and Athena Corcoran-Tadd from Ballydehob joined the crew of a 100-year old, two-masted schooner transporting cargo-under-sail last January. As a result of the pandemic, what started out as a two-month journey turned into a challenging and eye-opening seven months at sea. They returned in July […]

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