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 […]

Three of Cork’s top GAA clubs have joined forces to offer one lucky winner the ultimate prize – a brand new home in Clonakilty. The #WinAGaff competition is part of a fundraising initiative on behalf of St James’ GAA in Ardfield, in conjunction with Douglas GAA and Fermoy GAA, with […]

This month, Karl Woods, a long-term committee member of BirdWatch Ireland West Cork Branch, shares his other (non-birding) interest; moths. With multiple lockdowns over the last 15 months or so and many confined to the small areas around their houses, people have been looking for new things to get into. […]