Mary Ruth McCarthy spent part of her youth at the Galley Head lighthouse near Clonakilty. She wrote about her memories and spoke to Clonline Radio about electricity, watching ships, and a German crew ashore from a U-boat in 1945.
Margaret O’Driscoll has seven grown-up kids and 11 grandchildren. A busy life caring for others. After joining a poetry group in Bandon she started to write again. Now her simple and beautiful poems take her to amazing places including the US Society of Classical Poets, India, and the UK exam curriculum.