Features

An eclectic haven for stylish shoppers

Posted on: 31st December, 2013 in Features

Warren Allen Collections, after nearly seven years on McSwiney Quay, found a new home last month on Bandon’s South Main Street. Taking advantage of her new central location, owner Jacintha Warren included a café within the new shop to provide...

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An Extraordinary Woman

Posted on: 31st December, 2013 in Features

From copytaker to woman’s editor, Maureen Fox was one of the first women journalists to work in the newsroom of the then ‘Cork Examiner’ from the early 70’s right through to the early 90’s. She had a unique style of...

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Coming home for Christmas

Posted on: 31st December, 2013 in Features

John O’Brien, a native of Dunmanway, was born in 1941. A member of Dunmanway Historical Society and a great storyteller having partaken in many scríocts over the years, he believes it’s of great importance that the old Irish traditions and...

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Two halves of a whole

Posted on: 31st December, 2013 in Features

He’s the solid silent type. She’s more outgoing and inclined to a fit of the giggles. Both have a strong creative streak. They first met as teenagers; he was going out with her sister, she was dating his friend. Life...

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Tales of Christmas’ past

Posted on: 31st December, 2013 in Features

Mary O’Brien goes to Drimoleague to hear two very special ladies — best friends for longer than they can remember — share some of their fondest memories of Christmas’ past. Although stalwart characters of Drimoleague, they don’t normally court the...

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