Ireland’s largest bell made in West Cork

The largest bell ever made in Ireland was fabricated over the last four month in a sculpture workshop in West Cork. The 3.7m high public scu... Read more
Ireland’s largest bell made in West Cork
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Tracing footsteps from Clonakilty to India in famine times

Much has been documented, written, and made into documentary and feature films about the Irish migration to Western nations like the USA, Ca... Read more
Tracing footsteps from Clonakilty to India in famine times
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Creative writing with Danielle McLaughlin

Cork author Danielle McLaughlin will host a workshop on the ‘Creative Writing for Beginners’ at this year’s West Cork Literary Festiva... Read more
Creative writing with Danielle McLaughlin
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Sports Hub gets islanders kayaking on the Blueway

Whiddy Island recently played host to a number of Island communities, as they convened to try out sea kayaking on the Bantry Blue Way. Facil... Read more
Sports Hub gets islanders kayaking on the Blueway
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Memories of Ireland’s Rural Electrification Scheme sought
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Local people with memories of Ireland’s Rural Electrification Scheme are being sought to retell their tales as part of a new publication due out later this year. The book ‘Then There Was... Read on...

Bantry Historical Society rewarded at National Heritage Awards
Pictured at the Heritage Council Awards at the Heritage Council Office in Kilkenny were from left Angela O'Donovan, Clare Heardman, Conor Newman Chairperson of Heritage Council and Madeline Hutchins of the Ellen Hutchins Festival winner of Hidden Heritage Award.

On June 16, the Heritage Council hosted the National Heritage Week Event Awards at their offices in Kilkenny. The awards showcase the best of last year’s National Heritage Week and recognise the... Read on...

RNLI honours West Cork volunteers at Irish Awards
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The RNLI held its Annual Presentation of Awards at the Guinness Storehouse on June 17 where the charity presented 56 individual awards to volunteers from across the country. Six of the awardees... Read on...

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