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#Skibbereen

# skibbereen - Saturday 13 January, 2018

PHOTOS: Cork roads closed due to flooding Impassable This post contains images

PHOTOS: Cork roads closed due to flooding

Motorists have been advised to take care and avoid some areas.

# skibbereen - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Man (51) arrested in connection with murder of John Ustic in Cork

The English national is believed to have died from his injuries after an altercation.

# skibbereen - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Post mortem confirms Englishman found dead in Cork was murdered

The man has been named locally as English man John Ustic, aged in his 50s.

# skibbereen - Monday 25 September, 2017

Gardaí investigating sudden death of a man in Cork

The incident occurred at a house at High Street in the town at 9am this morning.

# skibbereen - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Boy (14) airlifted to hospital after yachting incident off Cork coast

In a separate incident, a man in his 50s required the help of the coast guard after a serious kitesurfing incident.

# skibbereen - Sunday 28 May, 2017

From The42 Gold! Cork duo O'Donovan and O'Driscoll storm to victory at European Championships Dominant

Gold! Cork duo O'Donovan and O'Driscoll storm to victory at European Championships

What a performance from the lightweight pairs duo.

# skibbereen - Sunday 30 April, 2017

A Cork cyclist hit by a car last week has died in hospital

The collision happened in Skibbereen.

# skibbereen - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Woman in her 70s killed after car goes into a ditch

The driver, also in his 70s, was taken to hospital.

# skibbereen - Sunday 15 January, 2017

How one of Ireland's most southerly towns has fought back against the city brain drain

After years of seeing many of its brightest leave in their droves, Skibbereen is bouncing back.

# skibbereen - Saturday 31 December, 2016

From The42 'It was crazy and wonderful' - Skibbereen rowing club and their 2016 Olympic heroes O'donovan Brothers

'It was crazy and wonderful' - Skibbereen rowing club and their 2016 Olympic heroes

The West Cork club that spawned one of the stories of the sporting year.

# skibbereen - Saturday 24 December, 2016

WATCH: Credit Union surprises 'ordinary people doing extraordinary things' in Cork Christmas Thank You This post contains videos

# skibbereen - Thursday 27 October, 2016

From The42 Ireland's best-loved Olympic medal-winning brothers have been busy since Rio Pull Like A Dog

Ireland's best-loved Olympic medal-winning brothers have been busy since Rio

Gary and Paul O’Donovan are as hungry as ever after their success in Brazil.

# skibbereen - Saturday 3 September, 2016

From The Daily Edge Cork City Samba invented this O'Donovan brothers remix of 'row, row, row your boat' Skibbereen

Cork City Samba invented this O'Donovan brothers remix of 'row, row, row your boat'

Close your eyes, pull like a dog, that’s the Olympic dream.

From The42 The Cork City Samba Band led a brilliant singalong for the O'Donovan brothers Skibbereen

The Cork City Samba Band led a brilliant singalong for the O'Donovan brothers

Close your eyes, pull like a dog, that’s the Olympic dream.

# skibbereen - Monday 29 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge The whole of Skibbereen came out for the O'Donovan brothers' homecoming this evening Pull Like A Dog
From The42 The whole of Skibbereen came out for the O'Donovan brothers' homecoming this evening Pull Like A Dog

# skibbereen - Monday 15 August, 2016

'The world and their mother are happy for them': O'Donovan family on historic Olympic win

The brothers said they haven’t had a chance to let their silver medal win sink in.

# skibbereen - Friday 12 August, 2016

From The42 Joy for Irish rowing as O'Donovan brothers claim historic silver medal at Olympics Ecstasy

Joy for Irish rowing as O'Donovan brothers claim historic silver medal at Olympics

The Skibbereen duo were in action in the men’s lightweight double sculls final today.

From The Daily Edge The two Cork rowers gave another brilliant interview as they row into the finals Schbuds

The two Cork rowers gave another brilliant interview as they row into the finals

“It was great to beat the Brits as well”.

# skibbereen - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Young cyclist (18) dies after being struck by car in Co Cork

The accident happened on the N71 this evening.

# skibbereen - Saturday 17 October, 2015

How one small group of people is building Ireland's most high-tech town

Skibbereen in west Cork is about to be put firmly on the business map.

# skibbereen - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Three arrested after cigarettes found hidden in a pretty unusual place

More than 40,000 were found stuffed into mannequins.

# skibbereen - Friday 7 August, 2015

This small town in west Cork will soon be home to Ireland's first 'rural digital hub'

And it will be named after a long-dead Irish computing pioneer.

# skibbereen - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Motorcyclist in his 20s killed in Cork crash

His bike collided with a car.

# skibbereen - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Take 4: Homes for every budget

Here is our pick of properties from €250k… up to €1 million.

# skibbereen - Thursday 16 April, 2015

This mill house has a great history - and a pretty amazing interior

Dromore Mill has wet rooms and a bootroom. Say no more.

# skibbereen - Sunday 14 December, 2014

Man in his 40s collapses on street after being stabbed

He is in a stable condition in hospital.

# skibbereen - Monday 20 January, 2014

Man arrested in connection with Skibbereen arson incidents

The man was found hiding in a ditch.

# skibbereen - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Man in court over fatal Cork crash seven months ago

A woman in her 20s was killed and four other people were injured in the crash in Skibbereen in April.

# skibbereen - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Gardaí seize €120,000 worth of cannabis from a house in Cork

A man in his 60s was arrested after a large quantity of cannabis plant was found on lands in Skibbereen.

# skibbereen - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Two Cork beaches expected to reopen today

Tragumna and Kilcrohane beaches in Cork were closed to swimmers after the water tested positive for high levels of enteroccocus.

# skibbereen - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Gardaí appeal for two men who helped occupants of fatal Cork crash

A woman in her 20s was killed in the collision and another woman also in her 20s is in a serious condition in hospital.

# skibbereen - Monday 8 April, 2013

Woman dead and five others injured in Cork crash

The male driver was arrested at the scene on the N71 Skibbereen Bypass but has since also been brought to hospital.

# skibbereen - Thursday 7 February, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added Facebook privacy

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Gardaí and HSA investigating death of teenage boy on farm

It is understood that the 15-year-old was pinned against a wall by a piece of machinery.

# skibbereen - Sunday 18 November, 2012

From The Daily Edge The five luckiest shops to buy a lotto ticket in Ireland Quids In

The five luckiest shops to buy a lotto ticket in Ireland

If you win, we want half. Seriously.

# skibbereen - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Fate of three Cork courts still up in the air

Minister Shatter has said that “no court venue has been singled out or indeed exempted from the review process”.

# skibbereen - Monday 15 October, 2012

People of West Cork protesting the loss of fourth ambulance

The four-day long protest will see demonstrators push a stretcher bed from Skibbereen to Cork University Hospital.

# skibbereen - Saturday 21 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge Cillian Murphy to perform DJ set in Skibbereen Skibbereen

Cillian Murphy to perform DJ set in Skibbereen

Just one of many events in the Skibbereen Arts Festival, Murphy perform his guest DJ set on 2 August.

# skibbereen - Monday 9 April, 2012

From The42 'It's like climbing Mount Everest bollock naked and blindfold' - Marathon swimmer on the verge of making history Endurance This post contains videos

'It's like climbing Mount Everest bollock naked and blindfold' - Marathon swimmer on the verge of making history

Steve Redmond is just one swim away becoming the first person to ever complete the Ocean’s Seven.

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