Castleventry is an appropriate place to visit as the month of May begins. This ancient site with a commanding view over so much of West Cork has been a place of ritual for at least 4,000 years. It’s a combination of […]
Catholics are very used to a top-down church! So when a step is taken to literally turn that upside down, we run the risk of ignoring it!
Following the first phase of restrictions on churches, the Parish church at Enniskeane is open for personal prayer from 10.30 to 1pm and 5pm to 7pm, Monday to Sat. (opens at 11.30 on Sunday)Sanitiser, one way, distance and cleaning in […]
When Jesus scanned the countryside looking for an image to help people understand God, he spotted sheep and lambs in their pastures. Among them stood men with staffs in their hands and with folded-up tents nearby. Care of the sheep […]
The lawing front of the house where I live was once an orchard. Locals tell of getting bags of apples from people like the late Canon Bill Murphy. Unfortunately, one of his successors had the apple trees cut down and […]
One of the high heels couldn’t stand still while she stood at the lectern. The shiny coordinated shoes were carefully chosen for today and for this special part which she had been assigned by her friend. It’s such a special […]
For all those interested in Enniskeane and Desertserges Parish and its long history and in the history of West Cork: Con McCarthy, former Principal Teacher of Ahiohill National School and respected local historian, has published a comprehensive history of Desertserges […]
As Autumn gathers its cloak around us, the diminished light has an effect on our spirits. And, as if nature really wands to rub it in, when we learn that someone is in the autumn of their life, we feel […]