A lifelong activist and campaigner, Jennifer Sleeman is well known in West Cork, most notably for spearheading the campaign that saw Clonakilty becoming Ireland’s first Fairtrade town. Recently turned 90, Jennifer is close to all her offspring, in particular her firstborn Fr Simon, 68, a monk of the Benedictine order […]

Photo : Author, Clodagh Finn Author Clodagh Finn on her new book ‘Through Her Eyes’ which explores Irish history through the eyes of 21 different women – from the Stone Age to the present. If I could time-travel back to the 18th century, I would head for Ballylickey House in […]

Photo : Alan Gardner and Adam Harris visit The Sensory Gardens with The Autism Committee and The Tidy Towns Committee to celebrate the one-year anniversary as Ireland’s first Autism Friendly Town. Photo by Dermot Sullivan. Over the past year, Clonakilty’s journey to becoming Autism-Friendly – through the partnership with AsIAm […]

Photo : The alpha female of the Canyon Pack in Yellowstone was quite famous and was known as ‘The white lady’. She was photographed by Dan in 2013 but was sadly illegally shot and killed within the park two years ago. Green Party leader Eamon Ryan’s recent suggestion for wolves […]