July 31, 2018
Covering the City with Colour
Younge Offenders, Shawlies, Bill O'Herihy... A packed month of painting with Mad About Cork.
June 30, 2018
Aiding the Biodiversity of the City
More planter building, new plants added to the city and a project with school kids in Ballinlough
May 31, 2018
Flourishing Guerilla Gardens
Mad About Cork update on the gardens around the city.
April 30, 2018
Buzzing with Change
Read about what Mad About Cork is doing coming into Springtime after what seemed like a long winter.
April 18, 2018
'Street Art is million miles away from tagging
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
New Year, New Ideas
Read about Mad About Cork's plans for 2018 in the first Totally Cork issue of the year.
December 01, 2017
Paint the Town Green
Read about Mad About Cork's new plans to install more trees around the city in Totally Cork
November 01, 2017
The Merry and the Macabre
See what Mad About Cork were up to for Culture Night 2017 in Totally Cork
September 30, 2017
Worthy Corkonians in Street Art
Catch up with the latest street art by Mad About Cork.
August 31, 2017
A fresh look for Kyrl's Quay by Mad About Cork.
July 31, 2017
Bringing Ferry Lane out of the Shadows
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
Coming to fruition - Fruit and veg at Portney's Lane
Street art, guerilla gardening and urban fruit and veg with Mad About Cork.
May 31, 2017
Flower power - Adding more greenery and art to the city
A look at Mad About Cork and their recent projects adding greenery and art to Cork city for Totally Cork.
April 14, 2017
The dispute that put 1,000 Marina jobs in jeopardy
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
Mad About Cork on their inner city projects
Totally Cork piece for Mad About Cork and their plans for a new urban garden on the Coal Quay.
July 31, 2016
Reimagine Cork feature In Totally Cork
In 2016 I wrote numerous articles for Reimagine Cork in in the monthly magazine Totally Cork.
Find previous issues here.
February 01, 2016
Rebellion Took Too Many Liberties With The Truth
A review of the historiography of RTE's flagship Easter Rising centenary drama, Rebellion.
November 24, 2015
Three Dead Who Live On In Irish History
A look at how the Manchester Martyrs are commemorated every year by republicans.
June 25, 2015
Thomas Kent's Death Must Be Central To 1916 Commemorations
An overview of one of Cork's most prominent 1916 figures, Thomas Kent.
May 31, 2015
Cork's Marathon Man Loves Life On The Open Road
Interview with Jerry Forde, a wheelchair athelte who has completed over 300 marathons around the world.
March 16, 2015
St. Patrick: What do we know about the man behind the day?
There are many myths and fallacies surrounding St. Patrick. Here, the facts are seperated from the fiction.
March 20, 2015
Tragedy For City At Death Of Lord Mayor
A look at how the murder of Lord Mayor Tómas MacCurtain in 1920 shook the people of Cork city.
January 27, 2015
The Cork Man Who Ran Himself Into History
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.
October 27, 2014
Death That Rallied Cork To Republican Cause
Terence MacSwiney's hunger strike and subsequent death in 1920 was a significant moment in the War of Independence.