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Skibbereen: enjoying a shiny, happy summer - Southern Star Newspaper


Southern Star Newspaper

Skibbereen: enjoying a shiny, happy summer
Southern Star Newspaper
AFTER a few tough years Skibbereen is on the way back – everywhere there are signs of investment, volunteerism, a 'can do' community spirit, and a renewed sense of optimism. The long hot summer has inspired homeowners and business people to paint ...

Skibbereen rower O'Donovan through to A final at World Rowing Championships - Southern Star Newspaper


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Skibbereen rower O'Donovan through to A final at World Rowing Championships
Southern Star Newspaper
SKIBBEREEN rower Paul O'Donovan is through to the A final of the men's lightweight single sculls at the World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam. The West Cork man will be in action in the prestigious A final at 3.45pm Irish time tomorrow (Friday).
O'Donovan races into A finalIrish Times
O'Donovan produces big finishIrish Examiner
Fourth place for Paul O'Donovan in rowing world finalRTE.ie

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Skibbereen WWI veteran's tragic death at Bere Island military fort - Southern Star Newspaper


Skibbereen WWI veteran's tragic death at Bere Island military fort
Southern Star Newspaper
He was an Uncle of Timothy J Collins, a noted dog breeder, and his brothers were Dan (a UDC worker) and Thomas, a postman in Skibbereen. He joined the Royal Munster Fusiliers about 1898 and after training went to Africa where he fought in the Boer War ...

Skibbereen look to keep close eye on Douglas ace - Southern Star Newspaper


Skibbereen look to keep close eye on Douglas ace
Southern Star Newspaper
The Cork dual star, taken offfor the Rebel hurlers in last Sunday's All-Ireland semi-final defeat against Tipperary, has emerged as one of the most exciting players in the county this season, and Skibbereen will need to be on their guard against the ...

Are you ready for the Skibbereen 10k? - Southern Star Newspaper


Are you ready for the Skibbereen 10k?
Southern Star Newspaper
The standard was very high last year with Alan O'Shea of Bantry AC becoming a popular winner of the Noreen McCarthy Perpetual Memorial Cup in a time of 33.06 with Mark O'Sullivan, Bandon AC, second and John Collins, Skibbereen AC, third, while ...

Plans unveiled for Skibbereen public realm improvements - West Cork Times


Plans unveiled for Skibbereen public realm improvements
West Cork Times
The proposed works are located within an Architectural Conservation Area and the plans are available for inspection and/or purchase at the Cork County Council, West Cork Municipal District Offices, Library Building, North Street, Skibbereen from 9am to ...

Former Southern Star editor Sheehan's changing views of wartime Britain - Southern Star Newspaper


Southern Star Newspaper

Former Southern Star editor Sheehan's changing views of wartime Britain
Southern Star Newspaper
Three of his sons also volunteered: Michael J, who was born in Skibbereen in August 1899, and was generally believed to have been the youngest commissioned officer on the Western Front. Michael J was made a 2nd lieutenant in the Royal Munster ...

Drimoleague's 'pod park' hosts new tourism and heritage event - Southern Star Newspaper


Southern Star Newspaper

Drimoleague's 'pod park' hosts new tourism and heritage event
Southern Star Newspaper
Conference chairperson will be Terri Kearney, the manager of Skibbereen Heritage Centre. 'We have a really strong line-up of speakers who will share their thoughts with us on the role that heritage has to play in the tourism experience, with a ...

Local author launches campaign to fund autism book - Southern Star Newspaper


Southern Star Newspaper

Local author launches campaign to fund autism book
Southern Star Newspaper
Skibbereen-based artist, Karen Billing, has just launched a fundit.ie campaign to publish a new children's book that takes a child-friendly look at autism. Entitled 'I am Lindy-Loo – A little Girl with Autism', the 26-page book describes a day in the ...

Ivan Morris headline - Limerick Leader


Limerick Leader

Ivan Morris headline
Limerick Leader
In this week's Limerick Leader column, Ivan Morris chats to Brendan McDaid, a top golf coach for 25 years. Skibbereen-born Brendan McDaid has been a golf coach for 25 years, including successful spells with Munster teams and European Tour players.