Restoring our ecosystems and reversing biodiversity declines has never been so important. While not without some controversy, for example the debate sparked by the concept of ‘bringing the wolves back into the Irish countryside’, ‘rewilding’ our land has been described as a progressive approach to conservation that can bring us […]

With 260,000 visitors a year pre-pandemic, Crawford Art Gallery is one of Cork’s most popular attractions, second only to Fota Wildlife Park. With the transfer of the Crawford Art Gallery from the auspices of Cork Education and Training Board to the Office of Public Works recently concluded and the total […]

“I’m not a fragile individual,” shares West Cork People fitness columnist Tania Presutti, “I’ve grown up Asian-looking in a white country (I’m adopted) and I’ve encountered everyday little acts of racism throughout my life.” While Tania says that most of the time she just ignores racial slurs, marking them down […]

A solar farm in Shannonvale that will provide enough electricity to take Clonakilty off the national electricity grid is a step closer to becoming a reality. Cork South West Deputy and vice-Chair of the Climate Action committee, Christopher O’Sullivan, recently facilitated a meeting between the Clonakilty Chamber of Commerce and Cork […]

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