Ballylickey

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The Sheep’s Head Peninsula, southwest of Bantry, is all about the rugged landscapes. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

Ireland’s largest county is not easily summarised in one – or 10 – articles. But any Cork primer should start in Cork city itself, and highly recommen(...)

The ESB had been granted substitute consent  for a grid connection between a Co Cork wind farm and an electricity sub-station.

A farmer has won High Court orders on consent overturning a decision to grant consent to the ESB for a grid connection between a Co Cork wind farm and(...)

Gougane Barra Hotel, west Cork.

In many ways the pandemic is a kaleidoscope. A diverse range of swirling, dancing colours, defining the rollercoaster of pandemic emotions. There are (...)

Brigitte Shelswell-White of Bantry House, Co Cork, outside the gate lodge. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

After many years at the helm of one of Ireland’s best-known grand houses, Brigitte Shelswell-White is enjoying the freedom she’s had since handing it (...)

 Takashi Miyazaki in  Ichigo Ichie restaurant in Cork city. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

They will be insufferable, those Cork folk. But who’d begrudge them? Today’s trio of new Michelin stars for Cork will do nothing to alleviate the coun(...)

Mairéad Sparkes enjoying a riding session with Anna Nowicka, therapeutic riding coach at Festina Lente Equestrian Centre in Bray, Co Wicklow. Clara O’Donnell is leading the horse, with Emma Fitzgerald on Mairéad’s right.

What is it about horses that make them such amenable creatures to work with? More than 350 people from Europe, North and South America, South Africa,(...)

The Coorycommane Loop  is 4.8km long but is graded strenuous with some steep climbing. The walk takes between 1.5 and two hours

In just a few short kilometres this fine little trail near Glengarriff explores lush woods and open heath high above Bantry Bay. The trailhead is besi(...)

Gardaí have issued a warning about ‘a highly plausible conman’ who is targeting elderly people in the south and southeast. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Gardaí have issued a warning about “a highly plausible conman” who is targeting elderly people in the south and southeast. The man has been pretendi(...)

Sarah and Grace O’Shea, with Trish Messom at The Stuffed Olive in Bantry: Sarah looks after the accounts and front of house, Grace bakes bread and cakes and Trish makes the salads and specials. Photograph: Emma Jervis Photography

Family values, a culture of collaboration, respect and sense of community are the common denominators in these five west Cork kitchens run by remarka(...)