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 […]

A French film crew visited Clonakilty in October to shoot a documentary on autism for an episode of their show ‘Nous, Les Européens’, which examines different social situations in communities across Europe and how they’re managed. The producers aim to educate and inspire their French audience by showing how different […]

With housing representing a quarter of all CO2 emissions in Ireland, improving the energy efficiency of our homes is essential and SEAI is encouraging homeowners to avail of their home energy upgrade grants to reduce energy consumption and costs and make homes more comfortable, as well as greener. West Cork […]

A West Cork Farming Life: Victor Sprake and Deborah Ní Chaoimhe, Camus Farm, Ardield, Clonakilty Tell us about Camus farm…what does it consist of? We moved down from Kildare and bought the 30-acre farm here about 15 years ago and began converting it into an organic farm. We’re certified with […]

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