Features

West Cork farmer emphasises the importance of finding your support network

Posted on: 8th October, 2019 in Features

Ahead of World Mental Health Day (October 10) Courtmacsherry dairy farmer Harold Kingston shares his experience of coping with severe burnout, the support he received on his path to recovery and how he has streamlined things on the farm to...

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All roads lead to Collins Centra Drimoleague

Posted on: 8th October, 2019 in Features

How we shop is in some ways connected to how we live. Do we spend our money to benefit far-off places? Or do we spend it so that it circulates in our own community? West Cork People visits Collins Centra...

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Environmental activist Patsy Puttnam at home in West Cork

Posted on: 10th September, 2019 in Environment

Patsy Puttnam speaks to West Cork People about her passion for the environment and trying to save it, her love of West Cork and her sadness at what her country of birth with Brexit is doing to her adopted country....

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A West Cork Farm Life: Adrian Buckley, Knockgorm, Drimoleague

Posted on: 10th September, 2019 in Features

The farm: I help out my father on the farm along with my two brothers. We have 40 acres on the home farm and another 20 acres rented in an outside block. We keep 40 autumn calving suckler cows. I...

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When learning isn’t so easy

Posted on: 10th September, 2019 in Features

It’s back to school time and with that comes homework and sometimes struggles with homework. Some children are labelled lazy or unable to learn when in fact they may be struggling with a learning difficulty such as dyslexia. With October...

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Find a supportive learning environment at West Cork Campus in Skibbereen (Cork College of Commerce)

Posted on: 6th August, 2019 in Features

This September, the West Cork Campus is offering a wide range of courses for post-leaving cert students, mature students and individuals, who want to make a career change or pursue further study giving a wide range of options for graduates....

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Catch a glimpse behind the stage curtain on The Everyman Tour

Posted on: 6th August, 2019 in Arts & Entertainment

Every Wednesday and Saturday at 1pm, The Everyman invites you to step behind the curtain on the immersive back-stage tour if the theatre. Today’s tour guide is local actor and performer Damien Punch. His sidekick Jimmy Bray will undergo transformations...

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The Everyman Theatre – dreaming of us since 1962

Posted on: 6th August, 2019 in Arts & Entertainment

“I love living, I have some problems with my life, but living is the best thing they’ve come up with so far.” Neil Simon The Odd Couple by Neil Simon runs at the Everyman Theatre on MacCurtain Street until August...

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