Many of us have given or received a DNA testing kit for a birthday or as a Christmas present, but what are they all about? In this new column, I give an easy, step-by-step guide through the basics of all forms of DNA testing for family history. What do your […]

She is buzzing with excitement. Brimming over. She has no idea what her surprise event might be. Her friend has promised her an experience, an outing she has never had before, or thought she might have. She has tried to guess; however there have been no clues forthcoming, only giggles, […]

Abi O’Callaghan-Platt is one of the core members of BROD. An environmental scientist, Abi was raised in West Cork and returned five years ago to raise her two children here. It is estimated that up to eight per cent of over-65s in Ireland may be lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. […]

On the basis that Active Communities are well communities, ‘WellComm Active’, an important new health and wellbeing initiative running across Cork, has announced its autumn activities schedule.     The idea is to promote healthier lifestyles by supporting and empowering people in their communities to manage their own health and […]

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