Originally from Castletownbere, Winnie O’Sullivan, Chairperson of Bantry Tidy Towns has lived in Bantry for 46 years. A member of Bantry Tidy Towns for over 20 years, Winnie, who also volunteers at CoAction, says she loves being involved in an organisation that works at improving her adopted hometown. “I love […]

In 1910, Daniel and Hannah Hurley returned from America and bought the shop at The Pike for the sum of £50 – and so Hurleys at The Pike began. At the same time, a young Michael Collins was in London working for a stockbroker while studying law. His history, that […]

Courtmacsherry and the Seven Heads Peninsula are celebrating success in the Islands and Coastal Communities category of the 17th annual IPB Pride of Place Competition in association with Co-operation Ireland. Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Christopher O’Sullivan has congratulated the communities on their win. Boherbue were also awarded […]

The Clonakilty branch of Lisheens House Furniture Store has been open just shy on one month now but has already received great support local people, for which the organisers are extremely grateful. “The new store opened on October 10 to coincide with World Mental Health Day,” says Lisheens House founder […]

Pictured in Croke Park are Caoimhe Barrett, Aoife O’Brady, Katie Walsh and Natasha Hayes of Kinsale Guides with their Guide Leaders Carol-Anne O’Reilly and Breda Walsh, and (left) IGG President Maureen Murphy and (right) IGG Chief Commissioner Helen Concannon. Seven West Cork teenagers received the Trail Blazer National Guide Award […]