A native Caymanian, Clare-Louise McGrath attended university in the UK, where she received a BA (Hons) and MA in English Literature from the University of Kent. Upon returning to Grand Cayman in 2017, Clare-Louise joined Acorn Media as a writer and editor where she writes for all four Acorn Media brands. She also edits the Cayman Good Taste magazine.
Halloween in CaymanBy Clare-Louise McGrath
You are bound to have a spooktacular time while celebrating Halloween in the Cayman Islands. This popular event attracts people of all ages.
Free Shuttle Service in George TownBy Clare-Louise McGrath
Everything you need to know about the new free shuttle service available in George Town.
Cayman Banks Help Locals During COVID-19 PandemicBy Clare-Louise McGrath
The impact of the COVID-19 crisis in the Cayman Islands has been widely felt. To help ease the burden local banks have begun offering money saving initiatives.
Holiday Shopping Hours: What's Open, What's ClosedBy Clare-Louise McGrath
Guide to holiday shopping hours in the Cayman Islands. Find opening and closing hours for all your favourite Cayman shops.
Christmas in Cayman: What to Do During the HolidaysBy Clare-Louise McGrath
Christmas is a magical time of year in the Cayman Islands. There are plenty of traditional and festive events to keep you busy during the holiday.
Cayman Carnival BatabanoBy Clare-Louise McGrath
At the details on dates and times of each parade, a full list of the mas bands involved with each and much more.
Purple Ribbon BusBy Clare-Louise McGrath
The Purple Ribbon Bus is a free bus service in Cayman that is designed to prevent drinking and driving over the holiday season.
Six Tips for Planning a Successful Remodelling ProjectBy Clare-Louise McGrath
Remodelling your home isn’t without its headaches, however with some careful consideration (and the help of Cayman’s experts) the burden is easier to bear.
Elections and VotingBy Clare-Louise McGrath
Looking for details about Cayman's 2021 General Elections? Here we provide information on getting registered and casting your vote in Cayman.
Cayman Islands Election CandidatesBy Clare-Louise McGrath
The confirmed list of candidates for Cayman's upcoming election.
Major Capital Projects for 2021By Clare-Louise McGrath
There are major capital developments and big changes in the Cayman Islands infrastructure to look forward to in 2020.
Cayman's Strategic Policy Statement (SPS)By Clare-Louise McGrath
A look at the Government's long-term policy plan, including community objectives, budgetary allotments and more.
Customs & TraditionsBy Clare-Louise McGrath
Wattle and Daub? Backing Sand? Learn about Cayman's customs, traditions and formalities...plus get the latest news on the 'Marl Road' and find a local festival.
The Traditional Cayman HomeBy Clare-Louise McGrath
Dating back to the mid-18th century, the traditional Caymanian home or 'wattle and daub' cottage was a resilient and practical dwelling with tons of character.
Backing SandBy Clare-Louise McGrath
Caymanian women and children would decorate their gardens with powder-white sand from the beach and on Christmas Eve would rake it into intricate patterns.