She’s the country’s first legally blind solicitor and recently completed seven marathons on seven continents in seven days — and has been named one of Munster’s Ten Outstanding Young People. But despite such victories, Sinead Kane’s life has also been affected by bullying, and other negative events, writes COLETTE SHERIDAN
When NICOLA DEPUIS spoke out about her battle with depression in the Evening Echo two years ago, her words touched others also struggling with mental health issues. As she prepares to take part in Pieta House’s Darkness Into Light event, she talks about her admission to a psychiatric ward, her diagnosis with a mood disorder, and the support and love of family
Ahead of Cork World Book Fest next week, COLETTE SHERIDAN looks at some of the highlights of the event, featuring many female authors. She also interviews American writer Lisa Carey, about Trump, fairies and why an Irish island is home from home
Young girls passing themselves off as boys to survive is the focus of a new play, writes COLETTE SHERIDAN, who talks to the actresses and friends who star alongside each other in the production
As model and health/fitness guru, Roz Purcell visits Cork, ELAINE DUGGAN catches up with her to talk skincare secrets, her new book and working out
Whatever your attitude to fitness, there’s one form of exercise all women need to get to grips with. ABI JACKSON’S takes to the (pelvic) floor
The Lord Mayor’s Pavilion in Fitzgerald’s Park is hosting wonderful creative workshops — from brewing to quilting and GIY — as well as photographic exhibitions. COLETTE SHERIDAN talks to the woman behind the venture
Music teacher Shauna McCullough is organising a three day jamboree for young brass and wind players, writes COLETTE SHERIDAN
She’s helped more than 4,000 families struggling to get their children to sleep, now Douglas-based sleep expert Lucy Wolfe has launched a new book on the subject, called, ‘The Baby Sleep Solution’. EMMA CONNOLLY caught up with the mum of four
Mums and daughters are being sought for an interesting theatre project in Cork this summer, writes ELAINE DUGGAN
Mum Trish O’Neill, from Blarney, a family and parenting blogger, recalls the day her son was finally diagnosed with autism and the ongoing battle to secure the supports he deserves, ahead of a ‘March for Our Children’ in Cork and nationwide on April 3.
As the ‘Tweeting Goddess’ prepares to inspire the women of Cork, MARIA ROLSTON talks to Samantha Kelly about her personal and business struggles and finding success
We continue our video series with Cork school kids ahead of Mother's Day.
A woman from Killeagh is working as producer on RTÉ’S Dancing With The Stars. COLETTE SHERIDAN talks to Louise Hynes ahead of the show’s grand finale this weekend — about chasing her dream career, hanging out with Nicky Byrne in the celebrity box, and why she prefers being behind the camera
This Sunday, opera singer Kim Sheehan will take to the stage of the Opera House for her most challenging role, writes COLETTE SHERIDAN
Today we continue our series of videos with Cork school children, talking all about their Mams, ahead of Mother's Day.
They’ve stood on almost every sideline, washed hundreds of dirty kits and fuelled up their hungry sports-mad children with nourishing home-made meals — CHRIS DUNNE talks to the mothers of two of Cork’s greatests sports people, ahead of Mother’s Day
A young woman from Kerry Pike has been crowned the new Miss Cork. ELAINE DUGGAN talks to Tara O’Leary, a college student, about the contest, her love for fashion, and her hopes for a wonderful year ahead
As French actress Manal Issa visits Cork today, COLETTE SHERIDAN talks to her about qualifying as an engineer, rebelling against her Muslim upbringing and finding love through gaming
Today to mark International Women's Day, Dr Maeve O'Riordan Coordinator MA in Women's Studies Lecturer Women's Studies, talks about progress made in tackling gender equality - with a lot more to do.
More than 400 Cork women are members of Count Her In — a nationwide platform for females to meet other females in their local area — for a coffee, play dates, or to try something they’ve always wanted to do.MARIA ROLSTON talks to some of those involved
Ahead of Local Enterprise Ireland Week, EMMA CONNOLLY talks to business women who will be sharing their success stories at events in Cork.
As she prepares to hand over her crown this weekend, we talk to Miss Cork Orla Clancy about the past 12 months and her hopes for the future
Three sisters from West Cork have released their debut CD together, writes COLETTE SHERIDAN, ahead of their East Cork concert
Ahead of her talks in Cork this month, we talk to Eimear Varian Barry from Friar's Walk about her social media success
GET screened — that’s the key message from the Irish Cancer Society, as Cervical Cancer Prevention Week takes place this week.