When I first set eyes on the house it was a wet and miserable February, twenty-six years ago. It had not been lived in through the previous winter, and had been put on the market half-way through some major renovations. It was uninhabitable when we bought it, and only barely […]

Bantry Kupala Festival, now in its third year, celebrates the diversity and multitude of cultures to be found in Cork.  On Sunday, June 23, Wolfe Tone Square in Bantry will be transformed into a riot of colour, sound and activity with performers from as far away as India and Mexico, […]

Strong men, a mobile farm, top prize money, a young people’s art competition, a dog show and a jiving competition are just a few of the highlights at this year’s Clonakilty Show, which promises a mini wonderland at the Show Grounds in Clonakilty on Sunday, June 9.  Whatever else you […]

The fourth annual Clonakilty Street Carnival will take place on Saturday, June 15 with a maritime theme to celebrate Clonakilty by the Sea. Clonakilty Street Carnival 2019, in association with Irish Yogurts Clonakilty, will offer an exciting day of free entertainment for all from 11am until 8.30pm. Clonakilty is set […]