Tripe + Drisheen

JJ O'Donoghue
Slow news is good news! An independent, in-depth local journalism newsletter from Cork, direct to your email inbox.
Created 16 Jan 2021
  • Cool mountain memories
    27 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 3 1
    Click play above to listen to the full podcast conversation with Fred Callow about his book and his life on Cool Mountain. Read on below. Fred Callow and his new book, Blow-in, at his home on Cool Mou...
  • The Friday View 26/10
    26 Nov 2021 • 6 min read
    Dear readers, A very happy Friday to you too! Our print edition continues to fly off shelves citywide and since we made the list of outlets below, we’ve added O’Keeffe’s of St Luke’s and Myo Café on P...
  • Wet wipes, nappies, hair, toys and FOGs: a look inside the sewers of Cork City
    25 Nov 2021 • 10 min read • 0 1
    Simon Lyons and Tony Donovan refer to the pumping stations spread out across Cork city’s sewerage and drainage network as their children. As with kids, some of the pumping stations are temperamental, ...
  • Tripe + Drisheen meets Dr Harold News
    20 Nov 2021 • 9 min read • 0 1
    Sarcasm is the lowest form of wit but the surest form of getting likes and shares on social media, is something Oscar Wilde did not say. (Oh, what would Oscar have made of Twitter, Instagram and TikTo...
  • The Friday View on Tripe + Drisheen
    19 Nov 2021 • 5 min read
    Dear Readers - Welcome to the Friday View. We’ve been trying to think up of a better or more clever name for our Friday View round-up; as you can see, we haven’t. (Any suggestions are welcome). We’ve ...
  • The French Connection
    18 Nov 2021 • 12 min read
    Dear Taoiseach A few months ago, while Covid-19 “homeschooling” was still underway, 11-year-old Harry Douglas sent a letter to Micheál Martin. He had a simple request, politely phrased: would it be po...
  • "Is it time Douglas drops the 'Village' moniker?"
    17 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    Douglas Village @douglasvillage This coming Thursday marks 50 years since we opened the shopping centre in Douglas. To celebrate we are going to be sharing some great pictures from our past and give p...
  • Subscribers: we will send you your Tripe + Drisheen magazine by post
    13 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 2
    Dear Subscribers, You have supported us through our first year of Tripe + Drisheen and in gratitude, we would like to send you a copy of our first ever print edition! To do so would you kindly pop us ...
  • The green machine: algae on film
    13 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    To hear an extract of Tripe + Drisheen’s interview with Patrick Hough, remember to press play above. Patrick Hough. Photo: Ellie O’Byrne It’s very fitting to walk into the clanking, echoing hangar of ...
  • Here’s where you can buy Tripe + Drisheen in print...
    12 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    Tripe + Drisheen + Robotrees!!! Finally Tripe + Drisheen the magazine is out in the world and on the streets of Cork. It’s been a mad few months, but it’s great to see the first ever print edition out...
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