Cork county mayor Cllr. Christopher O’Sullivan and Clonakilty mayor Michael O’Neill have jointly launched an ambitious plan to plant a huge amount of trees around Clonakilty with the guidance of tree expert István Márkuly. They are appealing for people to come to an information evening on November 12 at 8.30pm […]

Two West Cork paramedics, James Hennessy and Olive Murphy, who responded to an emergency call out to an elderly patient in need of oxygen during Storm Ophelia, were honoured with a Certificate of Bravery at the National Bravery Awards on October 18. The Bravery awards were set up in 1947 […]

Irish Wheelchair Association in Clonakilty will officially launch its national fundraising campaign Angels in November. The event will take place in the IWA Community Centre in Clonakilty on Friday, November 1 at 12pm. Afternoon tea will be served and all are welcome to attend. Service user Marco Sabatini Corleone, who […]

Photo : Author, Clodagh Finn Author Clodagh Finn on her new book ‘Through Her Eyes’ which explores Irish history through the eyes of 21 different women – from the Stone Age to the present. If I could time-travel back to the 18th century, I would head for Ballylickey House in […]

Photo : Alan Gardner and Adam Harris visit The Sensory Gardens with The Autism Committee and The Tidy Towns Committee to celebrate the one-year anniversary as Ireland’s first Autism Friendly Town. Photo by Dermot Sullivan. Over the past year, Clonakilty’s journey to becoming Autism-Friendly – through the partnership with AsIAm […]

Photo : The alpha female of the Canyon Pack in Yellowstone was quite famous and was known as ‘The white lady’. She was photographed by Dan in 2013 but was sadly illegally shot and killed within the park two years ago. Green Party leader Eamon Ryan’s recent suggestion for wolves […]