Features

More options than ever before for school leavers

Posted on: 6th February, 2018 in Features

By Guidance Counsellor Carol McCarthy As a new year rolls in again, so too does the predictable panic of parents and school leavers regarding CAO. While the Central Applications System caters for the majority of school leavers choosing to continue...

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West Cork woman saving vultures in Nepal

Posted on: 6th February, 2018 in Features

Clodagh Helen is currently in Nepal on behalf of the Birds of Prey Centre at Aillwee to assist in a major research programme on vulture conservation.The 24-year-old zoo biologist is one of the handlers at the Birds of Prey Centre...

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Self-Neglect in Older Adults: A Team Approach

Posted on: 15th January, 2018 in Features

‘Self-Neglect in Older Adults A Global, Evidence-Based Resource for Nurses and Other Health Care Providers’ is the first global, evidence-based resource that targets self-neglect and important evidence-based interventions. Global leaders from the US, England, Ireland, Israel, Australia and Canada have...

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Ronan Collins looks forward to New Year of possibilities

Posted on: 15th January, 2018 in Features

Ronan Collins with Big Band and Singers is returning to play the Celtic Ross Hotel in Rosscarbery on Saturday, February 10. The show, which is in aid of the Ethiopia Deaf Project, will this year feature Gina Dale Haze and...

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‘A Time to Risk All’ unearths a quiet Irish war heroine

Posted on: 11th December, 2017 in Features

In 2016, after seeing a performance of ‘The Woman is Present: Women’s Stories of WWII’ presented by Smashing Times Theatre and Film Company, journalist Clodagh Finn was inspired to begin an amazing journey that would culminate in the telling of...

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The difference that Cancer Connect makes

Posted on: 11th December, 2017 in Features

Cancer Connect based in Bantry is a vital support for the many people from West Cork who avail of its service to get to Cork for radiotherapy or chemotherapy treatment. In operation since 2011, the free and confidential service runs...

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Making a living on the river from Innishannon to Kinsale

Posted on: 11th December, 2017 in Features

Mary Nolan O’Brien and her brother Bill arrive on a sultry July afternoon at the local beautiful little port of Kilmacsimon, only a short distance down river from where they live.  The purpose of their journey is to encompass the...

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Christmas on the beat

Posted on: 11th December, 2017 in Features

Christmas is one of the busiest times of year for An Garda Síochána, a fact that many tend to forget, including our own government who made the decision to cancel Garda overtime this Christmas. Inevitably there is an increase in...

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