Writing

July 31, 2018

Younge Offenders, Shawlies, Bill O'Herihy... A packed month of painting with Mad About Cork.

June 30, 2018

More planter building, new plants added to the city and a project with school kids in Ballinlough

May 31, 2018

Mad About Cork update on the gardens around the city.

April 30, 2018

Read about what Mad About Cork is doing coming into Springtime after what seemed like a long winter.

April 18, 2018

An opinion piece on how street art can add colour and vibrancy to cities and towns across Ireland, while tagging can have an opposite effect.

March 01, 2018

Read about  Mad About Cork's plans for 2018 in the first Totally Cork issue of the year.

December 01, 2017

Read about  Mad About Cork's new plans to install more trees around the city in Totally Cork

November 01, 2017

See what Mad About Cork were up to for Culture Night 2017 in Totally Cork

September 30, 2017

Catch up with the latest street art by Mad About Cork.

Totally Cork

August 31, 2017

A fresh look for Kyrl's Quay by Mad About Cork.

Totally Cork

July 31, 2017

A look at the painting of the colourful steps on Ferry's Lane and more on the progress on Mad About Cork over the summer months.

June 30, 2017

Street art, guerilla gardening and urban fruit and veg with Mad About Cork.

May 31, 2017

A look at Mad About Cork and their recent projects adding greenery and art to Cork city for Totally Cork.

April 14, 2017

2 years after Ford began operations in Cork, the company became embroiled in a dispute with the Cork Corporation that threatened the future of the manufacturer in the city.

April 30, 2017

Totally Cork piece for Mad About Cork and their plans for a new urban garden on the Coal Quay.

July 31, 2016

In 2016 I wrote numerous articles for Reimagine Cork in in the monthly magazine Totally Cork.

 

Find previous issues here.

 

A review of the historiography of RTE's flagship Easter Rising centenary drama, Rebellion.

A look at how the Manchester Martyrs are commemorated every year by republicans.

An overview of one of Cork's most prominent 1916 figures, Thomas Kent. 

Interview with Jerry Forde, a wheelchair athelte who has completed over 300 marathons around the world.

There are many myths and fallacies surrounding St. Patrick. Here, the facts are seperated from the fiction.

A look at how the murder of Lord Mayor Tómas MacCurtain in 1920 shook the people of Cork city.

A look at the remarkable story of an Irish Immigrant who won the Boston Marathon in 1903 and competed at the 1904 St. Louis Olympics in America. 

Terence MacSwiney's hunger strike and subsequent death in 1920 was a significant moment in the War of Independence.

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