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Skibbereen flood works to start this summer - Southern Star Newspaper


Southern Star Newspaper

Skibbereen flood works to start this summer
Southern Star Newspaper
THE Skibbereen Flood Committee says the town is getting closer to construction of the scheme, following their meeting at Leinster House last week with Simon Harris TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the OPW and Public Procurement.

Skibbereen Flood Relief Scheme works to begin this year - West Cork Times


West Cork Times

Skibbereen Flood Relief Scheme works to begin this year
West Cork Times
“WE are edging ever closer to construction and to work on the ground ” was the verdict from Skibbereen Floods Committee after their meeting at Leinster House last week with Simon Harris TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the OPW and ...

Lovingly restored Skibbereen property with a rich history on the market for 950k - Irish Independent


Irish Independent

Lovingly restored Skibbereen property with a rich history on the market for 950k
Irish Independent
... late of Roaring Water House, which has a stained-glass rose window from the Harry Clarke studio. Should you find yourself in need of more society - or more provisions - the house is about 5km from Ballydehob, 10km from Skibbereen, and an hour and a ...

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Oscar-nominated short has Skibbereen links - Southern Star Newspaper


Southern Star Newspaper

Oscar-nominated short has Skibbereen links
Southern Star Newspaper
SKIBBEREEN film editor, Darragh Byrne, will be flying out to Los Angeles next Tuesday because his role in the Oscar-nominated animation movie, Song of the Sea, is up for an Annie Award. In fact, the 90-minute movie is up for no fewer than seven Annies ...

Road closed after crash near Skibbereen - Southern Star Newspaper


Southern Star Newspaper

Road closed after crash near Skibbereen
Southern Star Newspaper
Garda vest BANTRY Gardai are currently at the scene of a road traffic accident near Skibbereen, after a car hit a ditch and overturned outside Caheragh. It is believed the accident happened around 10.30pm tonight (Friday) in poor weather conditions ...

Chief post for former Mayor of Skibbereen - Southern Star Newspaper


Chief post for former Mayor of Skibbereen
Southern Star Newspaper
A NEW year always brings change, but in the case of Adrian Healy, Skibbereen's new postmaster, there have already been several. Last year, he lost his seat in the local elections – a time, he says, 'of great personal disappointment'. But – to use a ...

Skibbereen's link with Space Agency anniversary - Southern Star Newspaper


Skibbereen's link with Space Agency anniversary
Southern Star Newspaper
Con McCarthy, a native of Lisalohorig, Skibbereen, was one of the engineers involved in the design of the Huygens probe. He worked with ESA for much of his career, and is currently living on the Baltimore Road. Although retired, he still travels to the ...

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Half a million reasons to smile in Skibbereen - Southern Star Newspaper


Southern Star Newspaper

Half a million reasons to smile in Skibbereen
Southern Star Newspaper
SKIBBEREEN has proven lucky for yet another punter as a €500,000 prize was won on a Euro Millions ticket brought there for Friday night's draw. The ticket, which was bought in Paul Connolly's Spar supermarket on Cork Road, Skibbereen, was a €9 quick ...
€500K EuroMillion ticket sold in CorkEvening Echo Cork

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Ghost hunters revisit the history of top Skibbereen landmarks - Southern Star Newspaper


Ghost hunters revisit the history of top Skibbereen landmarks
Southern Star Newspaper
TWO Skibbereen landmarks have created much interest in recent times amongst people investigating the supernatural. Both the Eldon Hotel, in the centre of town, and Russagh Mill, on the outskirts, have been investigated by specially-equipped teams, who ...

Record bra opener from Skibbereen set to be big in Japan as video goes viral - Irish Examiner


Irish Examiner

Record bra opener from Skibbereen set to be big in Japan as video goes viral
Irish Examiner
Producers working for Japanese TV production company, Collaboration Inc, have sought permission to screen the Irish Examiner's video of Mr Murray's 2013 charity stunt in his shop in Skibbereen on one of the country's most popular TV shows, The World's ...

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