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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: -1°C

# Skibbereen

This year
Former An Bord Pleanála deputy chairman appears in court accused of breaching planning laws
The nine summons relate to alleged breaches of Section 147 of the Planning and Development Act.
Toddler dies in 'tragic accident' at home in Co Cork
The Coroner has been notified and a port mortem examination will be held at Cork University Hospital.
Last year
Man dies after two-vehicle collision near Skibbereen
The driver of one vehicle, a man in his mid-20s, died last night.
Man (60s) dies in Cork car crash
The collision involved a car and occurred at around 1.30pm.
Man in his 50s dies after getting into difficulty swimming in West Cork
Gardaí attended the scene of the incident at Lough Hyne in Skibbereen, Co. Cork this afternoon.
Baby boy dies after being struck by car in driveway in Co Cork
The accident happened shortly after 5pm today.
'They back us to use our skills, I think that's very apparent'
Gavin Coombes is an effective offloader of the ball, as we saw against Ulster last weekend.
All time
Homecoming celebrations for Skibbereen's Olympic medalists to be low-key
Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy are due home to Ireland tomorrow.
'There was a good chunk of West Cork up' - Coombes' pride on Ireland debut
The 23-year-old won his first cap in last weekend’s win over Japan.
A man has been arrested as gardaí find an alleged cannabis cultivation operation at two houses in west Cork
The suspected cannabis plants were found at two properties in greenhouses and on open ground.
Man and woman charged over aggravated burglary in Cork residence
The property was covered with petrol and the occupants were threatened with a knife during the incident.
Munster man Coombes not surprised by growing West Cork influence
The 22-year-old back row has been in excellent form for the province.
Gardaí speak to several juveniles over fire which gutted Cork convent
The fire broke out late last month.
Gardaí appeal for information over fire which gutted former convent in Cork
The fire broke out shortly before 4pm yesterday.
Council says extra flood defences in Skibbereen were due 'this week' but Storm Ellen arrived first
A Status Red weather warning was in place last night as the county was lashed with heavy rain and strong winds.
Man (30s) arrested by gardaí investigating murder of man in Skibbereen in 2017
John Ustic was murdered in Skibbereen in September 2017.
Man (70s) dies after single-vehicle collision in Cork
Gardaí attended the scene on Main Street, Skibbereen shortly after 6pm yesterday.
Missing Cork mother and infant daughter located safe and well
Susan Greene and her daughter Sinetta have been missing for 12 days.
Gary and Paul O'Donovan secure place in World Rowing Championships final
The brothers finished third in their semi-final today to book their place in Saturday’s A Final.
Man who drowned after falling overboard had his lifejacket deflate while he was in water
A second man entering the water to try save the first could have resulted in a double tragedy, the MCIB said.
PHOTOS: Cork roads closed due to flooding
Motorists have been advised to take care and avoid some areas.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gold! Cork duo O'Donovan and O'Driscoll storm to victory at European Championships
What a performance from the lightweight pairs duo.
A Cork cyclist hit by a car last week has died in hospital
The collision happened in Skibbereen.
Woman in her 70s killed after car goes into a ditch
The driver, also in his 70s, was taken to hospital.
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.
'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.
WATCH: Credit Union surprises 'ordinary people doing extraordinary things' in Cork
This is lovely.
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.
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.
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.
The whole of Skibbereen came out for the O'Donovan brothers' homecoming this evening
A hero’s welcome.
The whole of Skibbereen came out for the O'Donovan brothers' homecoming this evening
A hero’s welcome.
'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.
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.
The two Cork rowers gave another brilliant interview as they row into the finals
“It was great to beat the Brits as well”.
Young cyclist (18) dies after being struck by car in Co Cork
The accident happened on the N71 this evening.