The User Guide is designed to explain how you can best navigate the westcorkCommunity.ie website and find exactly what it is you are looking for – and perhaps a few things that you weren’t!
We’ve set out to keep the website as simple and self-explanatory as possible, but should you find yourself in a pickle, simply return to this page and hopefully all will be explained. Alternatively, if you really are stuck, please feel free to email us at email@example.com and we will get back to you.
The site has been divided up into 11 categories – including this one – all of which deal with their own unique content as set out below:
Podcasts | Groups | Festivals & Events | Library | Photo Gallery | Competitions | Audio Services | Links | Blogs | Contact Us | Home
Podcasts: Voice of West Cork
The Voice of West Cork podcast consists of in-depth interviews with the various West Cork based listed groups, as well as music, comedy, drama, book extracts and poetry readings. There will also be the priority of the day and the eco-competition – all of which is open to anyone residing in West Cork.
If you want to involve yourself/group with the Voice of West Cork, please Go To: ‘Contact Us’ and click on the email boxes relevant to your query, eg. group/artist/rant/competition, tell us a little bit about yourself and we will get back to you.
NB: If you would like to produce your own podcast, see ‘Audio Services’.
If you are a Community, Not-for-Profit or Social group based in West Cork, register with us for free! Listings are in alphabetical order, primarily by a) town/village or b) activity/service and then by name of group. Information includes; group name, location & contact details, including links to your own website/social media platform (where applicable).
If you want to be included in our listings, please Go To: firstname.lastname@example.org and send on your details. We will then email you back once your details have been uploaded.
Festivals & Events
This aims to be a comprehensive listing of all types of Festival/Event fundraisers, online services & workshops – excluding flag days – organised by West Cork based Community, Not-for-Profit & Social groups in order to better their causes. Lets face facts, the majority of voluntary run groups struggle financially, so supporting their Festival/Event programme is a very good way of supporting your community. All listings will be separated monthly and in chronological order. Information will include; date, group name, venue, time and cost (where applicable), as well as any social media links. This listing will be constantly updated, so check regularly for any events that would be of interest to you.
If you have a event that you want to include on our listing, please Go To: email@example.com and send on your details. we will then email you back once your details have been uploaded.
If you are a West Cork based writer wanting to take your work from Paper to Performance, here you will find a listing of actors/actresses willing to assist. Information will include their; name, location, experience and contact details.
If you are a West Cork based actor/actress and want to be included in our listing, or if you are a writer or musician and have produced an audio recording that you would like to upload on to the westcorkCommunity.ie website please Go To: Contact Us and click on firstname.lastname@example.org and send on your details. We will then email you back once your details have been uploaded.
If you are a West Cork based Author, you can also be included in our listings and we will also be more than happy to convert your written work into an Audio Book. Again, Go To: email@example.com and send us your details.
Finally, Rob’s Stuff‘ is a series of my own works, ranging from full-length comedy/drama, short sketches, short stories and poetry. So if you are an actor/actress please let me know if your happy to help me out? Please Go To: firstname.lastname@example.org, send me your details and I will get back to you.
NB: Any interaction between writer and performer is a private matter and your responsibility to agree any terms and conditions. Also, if you wish to avail of our recording facilities, see ‘Audio Services’.
We have include this category because we just feel that you can not but appreciate the beauty of West Cork. This category purely aims to show off West Cork in all of its beauty, made up of photographs that I (Rob) have taken myself; be it coastal, hinterland, landscape art, town or village, as well as being open to anyone else who feels that they have captured an image and wants to share it with us. Listings can be viewed by theme and will be regularly updated, so hopefully there will always be something new for you to view.
It is hoped, pending on its success, to run a photographic competition in order to produce a yearly calendar, of which all proceeds would be designated to charitable causes throughout West Cork.
If you have a photograph that you have taken and would like to include it in our gallery, please Go To: email@example.com and send on your details, including location of photo. We will then email you back once your image has been uploaded.
An eco-competition will run as part of the Voice of West Cork, comprising of food/drink products that have been either grown and/or produced in West Cork. The question to be answered will be based on something that was discussed during the podcast, so in order to enter, you will have to listen to the show, then Go To: firstname.lastname@example.org and send on your details – including your answer! We will then email the winner and let them know how they can collect their prize.
There will also be a series of free one day audio recording sessions available to both groups and individuals. For full details Go To: ‘Audio Services’.
We will also be promoting competitions organised by any of our West Cork based listed groups, so check this page regularly, cos you never know…It could be you!
If you are a West Cork based writer or performer and want to produce an audio recording of your work, please Go To: email@example.com and send us your details and we will then get back to you to arrange a discussion either by phone or in-house. Also, if you have a particular interest and would like to produce a podcast or audio documentary similarly go to firstname.lastname@example.org.
NB: We can also add music and sound effects if required. Visit this page for a full breakdown of all our services & costs.
This category aims to provide a full listing of organisations and state bodies – Local, National & European, that are set up to help all West Cork based groups from grants to employment to legal aid & training, etc. Information will include; name, theme, location, contact details and link to website/social media (where available). If you are an organisation that has a service to offer, please Go To: email@example.com.
Keep up to date with all of the latest information Posts relevant to each and all of the westcorkCommunity.ie website categories.
This page is all about getting in touch and telling us about you and what your interested in, eg. registering your West Cork based group or entering one of our competitions, etc. So just click on the relevant ‘Contact Us’ link, include the appropriate details and send. We will then email you back to confirm that your email was received and that your details have been uploaded (where applicable).
Alternatively, you can call me Rob:087 6710 163 or write to: Robert Hurden, westcorkCommunity.ie, 5 Mardyke Park, Skibbereen, Co, Cork, P81 PX64.
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