Delicately calibrated drama underpinned by great performances
We are all unreliable narrators of the past.
We are all unreliable narrators of the past.
Here's a small cross section of what can be expected locally during Cork Craft Month 2016:
Pete Wedderburn - Animal Doctor Last weekend, I gave a talk to a national meeting of the ISPCA, reflecting on aspects of animal welfare in Ireland. I moved to Ireland from my home country of Scotland twenty five years ago, so I described how things have changed for animal welfare in that period. I also asked questions about what the aim should be for animal welfare over the next twenty five years.
Jim Hurley's Nature Trail Clover Mites are all over the place at the moment. They are extremely common and it is not unusual to see hundreds of them crawling over surfaces.
Conor Nelligan, County Heritage Officer We are over half way through the Centenary Year of 1916 but certainly far from finished by way of commemorations, especially here in the County of Cork.
Straight Talking - Deborah Coleman Last week's terror attack in France was nothing short of a living nightmare.
Apparently you can never be old and wise if you were never young and stupid. How annoying!
Emily Hurley-Wilkinson - Life Skills "An elderly Chinese woman had two large pots, each hung on the ends of a pole which she carried across her neck.
Clair Whitty - Naturally Healthy Quinoa is a high protein seed that is often mistakenly classed as a grain. You need a portion of protein with each of your meals and Quinoa is a fabulous food to do just that. It's a complete protein meaning that it contains all the amino acids, which are the building blocks of protein.
While we've nigh-on had our fill of tower defence games at the moment, Space Run Galaxy is a surprisingly engrossing combination of tried-and-tested tower-defence strategising and twitchy arcade action.
Conor Nelligan, County Heritage Officer Heritage has been going from strength to strength in recent years and there were clearly some founded concerns in the heritage world recently when it had appeared that 'heritage' had been omitted from the Department Title of the Minister's portfolio, where until recently the Department, formerly of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, had become the Department of Regional Affairs, Rural Affairs, Arts and the Gaeltacht.
Jim Hurley's Nature Trail The evening was closing in rapidly by the time I got around to going down the lane. It was one of those lovely summer evenings: flat calm and still warm with just a hint of coolness setting in as the light thickened.
Life Skills with Emily Hurley-Wilkinson Do you usually expect to fail before you start? Do you regularly feel the need to change many things about yourself? Maybe you find it difficult to express your opinions or feel uncomfortable in social settings?
Conor Nelligan, County Heritage Officer National Heritage Week is going from strength to strength.
If water charges were ever introduced, would Kilkenny people have to pay extra considering something special must be in their water. Last weekend Kilkenny showed once again why 'the pack' are still chasing them and their relentless standards.
Charleville Heritage Society will present a talk entitled 'Exploring the North Cork Roots of 1916 Signatory Eamon Ceannt' on Friday night, July 8 at the Library, Charleville, following which they will also hold their annual general meeting.
Straight Talking with Deborah Coleman It has come to something when people feel that security is needed in public parks and children's playgrounds.
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