Features

The journey to Glebe

Posted on: 8th May, 2019 in Features

Thirty years ago, in 1989, organic market growers Jean and Peter Perry moved with their four young daughters to The Glebe in Baltimore. As their children grew, so too did the five-acres of coastal garden at The Glebe, with the...

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Make plastic ‘The Issue’

Posted on: 8th May, 2019 in Features

Reports from India of toxins in cow’s milk led to a Supreme Court ruling in January 2014 attempting to make safe the milk supply. The toxins, including dioxins, pass into the milk from plastic ingested by the cows, which in...

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A family road trip

Posted on: 8th May, 2019 in Features

Most of us would struggle to take three weeks holiday. With rent or mortgages to pay, jobs and businesses to manage and family commitments to juggle, it’s not always easy to step back from the hecticness of life and just...

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Opening the door to talking about the menopause

Posted on: 10th April, 2019 in Features

Ireland’s first perimenopause coach, Catherine O’Keeffe is on a mission to change the attitude towards the menopause in Ireland, something that many women find difficult to talk about. West Cork People finds out more. Also known as the Wellness Warrior,...

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Don’t tax the health of Ireland

Posted on: 9th April, 2019 in Features

While the best means to achieve peak nutrition is through a fully balanced diet – one containing plenty of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains – in reality this isn’t always possible or practical. Years of intensive farming have decreased the...

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Where words fail

Posted on: 9th April, 2019 in Features

It’s estimated that between 9,000 and 11,000 people sustain a traumatic brain injury annually in Ireland with a further 8,000 being diagnosed with a stroke. Every brain injury is different. Every person has his or her own story to tell....

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Telling the real story

Posted on: 4th March, 2019 in Features

Former CEO of the Ludgate Hub in Skibbereen, Gráinne Dwyer, 29, partnered with her cousin and friend Fiona Dwyer in 2017 to start their own video production company, Stori Creative. Grainne talks to West Cork People about the highlights and...

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Using your talents to create a business

Posted on: 4th March, 2019 in Features

Five years ago Stephanie Tenier began her creative journey with Feltastik. Armed with a vivid imagination, a good business sense and a little bit of fairy magic, the felt fairymaker has created an enchanting interactive product range to appeal to...

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