Best-selling author Louise O’Neill burst onto the literary scene three years ago with her provocative novel Asking For It, which helped to drive a new wave of feminism intent on ending the sexual exploitation of women.
Fri, 08 Jun, 2018
Meet Ireland’s youngest experts on the political, economic and cultural complexities of the European Union. And it’s all thanks to fruit smoothies.
Tue, 29 May, 2018
It was the summer of 2016 when Lauren Fortune, the fiction editorial director at Scholastic publishing, contacted me, asking if I would be interested in writing a feminist re-imagining of The Little Mermaid, writes
Sat, 12 May, 2018
We drink too much, we don’t talk about our feelings enough; the importance of mental health is still a nascent issue in our public consciousness, writes
Sat, 17 Mar, 2018
finds a acres of land for a small home, by the expanse of West Cork’s Inchydoney beach.
Sat, 03 Mar, 2018
Sat, 28 Oct, 2017
On a recent Saturday night, I spent an hour lecturing some poor man about gender politics — it wasn’t my fault!
Sat, 15 Apr, 2017
You’re set back just a bit from the best of the views to be had over Inchydoney Beach (often rated as one of Ireland’s most popular) at this seaside home up for sale, but while it just lacks beach and ocean views, the upside is a bit more tranquillity, and one of the larger sites to be had in the West Cork coastal setting, an hour from city and airport.
Sat, 07 Jan, 2017
“It’s like losing a member of my own family.”
Tue, 18 Oct, 2016
Sat, 15 Oct, 2016
Tue, 14 Jun, 2016
Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know before you start your day.
Fri, 27 May, 2016
Ahead of the European Champions, meets bowlers on the senior Irish road bowling team practicing on Inchydoney Beach
Wed, 27 Apr, 2016
A 1990s-built, yet traditional looking 14-bedroomed townhouse accommodation business in West Cork’s Clonakilty has a guide price of €600,000 as it comes for sale, all ready to trade: even the bedrooms are prepped for guests.
Thu, 07 Apr, 2016
Inchydoney beach in West Cork has been named Ireland’s favourite beach by international tourists for the third year in a row.
Thu, 18 Feb, 2016
The US singer tells how her grandfather’s passing has evoked memories of blissful childhood days visiting West Cork, and how it’s all echoed in her new album
Fri, 12 Feb, 2016
It may be hailed as Ireland’s top beach by Tripadvisor but tourists may not be so enamoured with the Inchydoney experience if they ‘want to spend a penny in a hurry’.
Wed, 18 Nov, 2015
Fisheries officers Martin Dennehy and David McCarthy, from Cork, were among 42 remarkable rescuers honoured yesterday at a ceremony in Dublin Castle for their brave life-saving acts.
Wed, 18 Nov, 2015
Mon, 09 Nov, 2015
This year’s Clonakilty International Guitar Festival takes place in the West Cork town this weekend.
Wed, 16 Sep, 2015
Cork authorreflects on the teenage years that inspired her sensational new novel.
Sat, 05 Sep, 2015
Thu, 06 Aug, 2015
Their future together may be written in the stars, but they can always say it started with a very special message written in the sand.
Wed, 05 Aug, 2015
Trish Dromey dips a toe in a hidden cove and coastal offer with planning for a bigger three bed build.
Sat, 01 Aug, 2015
Thu, 16 Jul, 2015
is refreshed after a weekend in the five-star Inchydoney Island Hotel and Spa, eating home-made breakfast, walking on the beach and dining to sea views.
Sat, 23 May, 2015
THERE are glimpses of the sea and beaches out at Inchydoney island from this modern-build,called Island View, tucked away out of storms’ way at a back road beyond one of the island’s causeway approaches, at Garranagoleen.
Sat, 25 Apr, 2015
Inchydoney beach has been named the best in the country for the second year in a row.
Wed, 18 Feb, 2015
Explore the spectacular coastline along the Wild Atlantic Way, experience hot heritage in the South-East, feast on fabulous food festivals, or immerse yourself in inspiring art and design.
Sat, 10 Jan, 2015
AS the new year is almost upon us we conclude our series of favourite walks with this fine walk which has for a long time been near the top of my list for birdwatching in winter.
Mon, 29 Dec, 2014
From Lahinch to Inchydoney and Fenit to Garretstown, thousands of people around the country braved the cold winter seas for the traditional Christmas Day swims.
Sat, 27 Dec, 2014
If I could change anything in our society, it would be inequality — in sex, gender, race, age — everything.
Sun, 03 Aug, 2014
JBM this is your cue to bring the boys down for a training session on the beach.
Thu, 26 Sep, 2013
An island-set West Cork period home owned by nuns for 50 years, used for novices of an enclosed order in the 1960s and enjoyed by youth groups on retreat more recently, sold at auction for €700,000.
Fri, 06 Sep, 2013
Several of West Cork’s blue flag beaches are set for a facelift as part of a new initiative.
Mon, 18 Feb, 2013
Six years and €300,000 later the full impact of a spectacular stone amphitheatre, lookout point and meandering paths at a renowned beauty spot is about to hit the thousands of visitors who regularly enjoy Inchydoney beach in West Cork.
Tue, 22 Jan, 2013
Certain characteristics distinguish the small island of La Gomera which I recently visited from the larger resort islands of the Canaries.
Tue, 11 Dec, 2012
One of Ireland’s top big-wave surfers is hitting a West Cork beach tonight — to catch a movie.
Sat, 01 Sep, 2012
A West Cork town is set to be transformed into an exotic jungle location with its own safari trail and wild animals such as tigers and orangutans.
Tue, 17 Apr, 2012
THERE’LL be plenty of puffing activity outside this unusual west Cork property offering today — it is placed on the last mile back into Clonakilty on the town’s inaugural Waterfront Running Marathon.
Sat, 11 Dec, 2010
TONY McGAHAN is taking his players away for a seven-day training camp to sunny Vilamoura in Portugal next Wednesday but yesterday the Australian had to equip himself with the worst elements of the Irish ‘summer’ at rain-lashed Clonakilty Rugby Club.
Sat, 01 Aug, 2009
A LOCAL authority is to seek help from experts in an effort to stop an algal growth destroying one of West Cork’s finest beaches.
Tue, 21 Jul, 2009