An Taisce has announced the International Blue Flag and Green Coast Award recipients for 2022. Eighty-five Irish beaches and 10 marinas have been awarded the Blue Flag for 2022, up two on last year’s total. With 15 Green Coast Award beaches, Cork is once again top of the table.  West Cork […]

Increase your holistic wellbeing this summer by creating a reflection space in your home or garden, a place where you can go to relax, unwind and escape, so to speak. For remote workers especially, this could be your place for mindfulness and meditation breaks or a quick yoga session before […]

Garden enthusiasts and gardeners will be delighted to hear that there are 23 gardens on this year’s West Cork Garden Trail, the longest running trail of its kind in Ireland. From formally designed gardens to natural havens of biodiversity, formal to informal, traditional to more contemporary, this is an opportunity […]

‘Life’s like ice cream. Enjoy it before it melts’ – Em Clarkson. There are so many ways to describe what being a woman is all about. For some, womanhood is strength, for others it’s tenderness. It might also be pushing yourself in your career, at school, or helping to make […]