By Mary Grover on behalf of Clonakilty Amnesty Group Perhaps not many of us have heard of Women Human Rights Defenders. Amnesty International is a partner. This organisation is made up of many groups worldwide who combat too many deeply concerning Human Rights abuses focusing on women.  Why do women […]

We’ve all heard the reports or experienced firsthand the pressure that our A&E departments are under and Cork University Hospital’s Emergency Department (CUH ED) is one of the busiest in the country. Dr Jeff Featherstone, West Cork GP and A&E doctor says things aren’t getting any better or easier for […]

Do you know what a FoodProud School is? Well the students of Gurraneasig National School in Kilbrittain do because they coined the phrase! While little free libraries have been popping up all over the country, the little West Cork School has taken the idea a step further with their novel […]

by Mary Grover, Clonakilty Amnesty Group Raif Badawi is 35 and Saudi Arabian. This does not make for easy reading but we hope that you continue. Since 2012 he has been imprisoned in Saudi Arabia. He was sentenced to seven years in prison and 600 lashes in 2013, then resentenced […]