Podcast Blogs

Wot…No podcast…

Wot…No podcast… Apologies, but unfortunately the ‘Voice of West Cork’ episode 14 has been put on the back-boiler due to a family gathering. This is completely understandable, because the summer is here & it is indeed that time of year when family & friends get together & create happy memories. It’s also when many community […]

Sing Your Hearts Out…

Sing Your Hearts Out! Welcome to the latest ‘Voice of West Cork’ podcast. In this, Episode 13, I am talking with Isla Jeffers about the joys, jubilations & benefits of being a member of a group choir. The Glaslinn Choir, based in Bandon, 1st formed in 1969 & in recent years has gone from strength to […]

Housing for Everyone…

The “Not So” Dirty Dozen… Yes…I am of course referring to Episode 12 of the ‘Voice of West Cork’ podcast series. In this episode, I am speaking with Jose Osprina, secretary with The Carbery Housing Association. We discuss the ‘When’ & ‘Why’ the Association set-up, the work they have carried out to date & their […]

In This Together…

In Episode 11 of ‘The Voice of West Cork’ I have an in-depth conversation with Roos Demol from Recruit Refugees Ireland. She talks about the plight of refugees attempting to settle down & make Ireland their home.  It is not just about fitting in & making new friends, but also the trauma & devastation that […]

Happy 30th Anniversary!

Happy 30th Birthday!! On 15th May 1992, Skibbereen Sports Centre opened its doors to the people of Skibbereen & surrounding hinterlands…& has been proudly serving the community ever since. In this, Episode 10 of ‘The Voice of West Cork’, I have an In-depth interview with Niall McCarthy, current Manager. Niall 1st started working at the […]

Wellness Month Festival

Come & join us for a bit of Craic! Running from 9th – 31st May, the “Wellness Month” festival organised bt the Clonakilty Comunity Resource Centre is now in full swing. There are a whole range of events & workshops from Boxing, Foraging, Knitting, Meditation, Zumba & so, so much more. All events & workshops […]

Caha Centre Podcast

As promised…the ‘Voice of West Cork’ podcast is now coming to you once every fortnight! In this, Episode 8 – an In-depth interview with Jennifer Riney, a Social Prescribing Link Worker – we will find out about all of the amazing work that she is doing. Although based in the Caha Family Resource Centre in […]

Competition Winner!

Congratulations to Orla Tighe from Mallow on winning the €100 SuperValu Shopping Voucher courtesy of westcorkCommunity.ie. She simply listened to the ‘Voice of West Cork’ podcast & answered correctly the competition question based on Episode 6: An In depth interview with Sandy McGroarty of the Cork County PPN & Jose Ospina of The Carbery Housing […]

CCPPN Podcast

Apologies for the delay! However, the ‘Voice of West Cork’ podcast, Episode 6 is now available. In this episode we have an In depth interview with Sandy McGroarty, Resource Worker with the County Cork PPN. She is joined by Jose Ospina, a CCPPN member & Founder member of the Carbery Housing Association. There are many […]

Oceans Plastic Project Podcast

West Cork has one of the most spectacular coastlines in Ireland…From a distance at least that is! Unfortunately however, at a closer inspection, what is becoming ever more present is the waste that is getting washed up on our beaches & waterways. Thankfully ‘The Oceans Plastic Project’, ran by local activist Rory Jackson, is on […]

Your A Winner!

Enter our free competition & win a €100 SuperValu Shopping Voucher, redeemable at any SuperValu store. Simply listen to the ‘Voice of West Cork’ podcast, Episode 4 – the hOUR Timebank interview & answer the competition question. To enter, Go To: Contact Us tick the competition box & leave your answer in the message box. […]

Happy hOUR Time!

Time on your hands? Feeling isolated & useless? Know that you have something to give! If any of these 3 statements apply to you, then I seriously recommend that you listen to ‘Voice of West Cork’ Episode 4: hOUR Timebank. This in depth interview with @Steven Kelly & @Mary Casey, Directors & Trustees of hOUR […]

Win a €100 Shopping Voucher!

It’s Christmas & we at westcorkCommunity.ie simply want to share a bit of that Christmas joy with you. For your chance to win a €100 Supervalu shopping voucher, redeemable at a store of your choice, simply listen to Christmas Special podcast – Episode 3.  As part of our in depth interview with Pat Murphy from […]

Christmas Special Podcast

Ho! Ho! Ho! Here is the Christmas Special Edition of the ‘Voice of West Cork’. It’s special because there is an In depth interview with the Bantry National Learning Network, the guys who basically made all of this possible! So I just want to send out a massive Thank You for all of their assistance […]

1st Podcast uploaded…

Pleased to announce that our very 1st episode of ‘Voice of West Cork’ podcast has been uploaded on to the website. There is an in depth interview with Ana Ospina & Trish Lavelle from Green Skibbereen talking about their CECAS project at Myross Wood House, Leap. There is also Music by ‘Pond’, Rant of the […]