Historian and broadcaster John Bowman is to be made an Honorary Corkman while businessman and philanthropist Tom Cavanagh will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at next month's Cork Person of the Year awards.
Campaigners against a proposed plastics factory in Skibbereen have hailed a High Court ruling that the issue be returned to An Bord Pleanála for consideration and a possible Natura Impact Statement.
THE PREVIOUS owner of West Cork’s converted grain store, retired UK psychotherapist Dr Andrew Stanway, had over 30 books (plus various ‘Lovers’ Guides’ videos) to his credit, most of them regarding sex, love-making, and relationships.
It’s an unusual plot for a comedy – when a man refuses to have treatment for cancer, his friends kidnap him and force him to have chemo. Ill Behaviour airs on BBC tomorrow – with UCC graduate Jessica Regan in a starring role.meets meets the rising star.
Iarla Ó Lionáird is from Cúil Aodha, Co Cork, and is vocalist with The Gloaming. He is currently preparing for a performance at Masters of Tradition festival in Bantry next Friday, where he will appear with Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin and others. See westcorkmusic.ie
AT 67, and with over 45 years in the industry, Oscar-winner Jeremy Irons has paid his dues. “I don’t want to work very much any more. I’ve done most things and I don’t really need to work,” states the actor, 67.