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#Skibbereen

# skibbereen - Sunday 7 August, 2022

Man dies after two-vehicle collision near Skibbereen
# Cork
# Cork

Man dies after two-vehicle collision near Skibbereen

Aug 7th 2022, 10:21 AM 19,408 Views 0 Comments

The driver of one vehicle, a man in his mid-20s, died last night.

# skibbereen - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

Man (60s) dies in Cork car crash
# Skibbereen
# Skibbereen

Man (60s) dies in Cork car crash

May 17th 2022, 7:40 PM 16,163 Views 0 Comments

The collision involved a car and occurred at around 1.30pm.

# skibbereen - Sunday 1 May, 2022

Man in his 50s dies after getting into difficulty swimming in West Cork
# Skibbereen
# Skibbereen

Man in his 50s dies after getting into difficulty swimming in West Cork

May 1st 2022, 7:48 PM 39,054 Views 6 Comments

Gardaí attended the scene of the incident at Lough Hyne in Skibbereen, Co. Cork this afternoon.

# skibbereen - Tuesday 25 January, 2022

Baby boy dies after being struck by car in driveway in Co Cork
# Skibbereen
# Skibbereen

Baby boy dies after being struck by car in driveway in Co Cork

Jan 25th 2022, 10:11 PM 61,030 Views 0 Comments

The accident happened shortly after 5pm today.

# skibbereen - Thursday 13 January, 2022

'They back us to use our skills, I think that's very apparent'
# Offloads
From The42
# Offloads

'They back us to use our skills, I think that's very apparent'

Updated Jan 13th 2022, 9:00 AM 19,346 Views 8 Comments

Gavin Coombes is an effective offloader of the ball, as we saw against Ulster last weekend.

# skibbereen - Saturday 31 July, 2021

Homecoming celebrations for Skibbereen's Olympic medalists to be low-key
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

Homecoming celebrations for Skibbereen's Olympic medalists to be low-key

Jul 31st 2021, 9:38 AM 40,378 Views 16 Comments

Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy are due home to Ireland tomorrow.

# skibbereen - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

'There was a good chunk of West Cork up' - Coombes' pride on Ireland debut
# Super Gav
From The42
# Super Gav

'There was a good chunk of West Cork up' - Coombes' pride on Ireland debut

Jul 6th 2021, 6:00 AM 8,456 Views 4 Comments

The 23-year-old won his first cap in last weekend’s win over Japan.

# skibbereen - Monday 10 May, 2021

A man has been arrested as gardaí find an alleged cannabis cultivation operation at two houses in west Cork
# West Cork
# West Cork

A man has been arrested as gardaí find an alleged cannabis cultivation operation at two houses in west Cork

May 10th 2021, 10:03 AM 20,481 Views 35 Comments

The suspected cannabis plants were found at two properties in greenhouses and on open ground.

# skibbereen - Monday 18 January, 2021

Man and woman charged over aggravated burglary in Cork residence
# Skibbereen
# Skibbereen

Man and woman charged over aggravated burglary in Cork residence

Jan 18th 2021, 7:15 AM 19,672 Views 0 Comments

The property was covered with petrol and the occupants were threatened with a knife during the incident.

# skibbereen - Friday 6 November, 2020

Munster man Coombes not surprised by growing West Cork influence
# Pipeline
From The42
# Pipeline

Munster man Coombes not surprised by growing West Cork influence

Nov 6th 2020, 6:45 AM 9,018 Views 1 Comment

The 22-year-old back row has been in excellent form for the province.

# skibbereen - Friday 9 October, 2020

Gardaí speak to several juveniles over fire which gutted Cork convent
# Skibbereen
# Skibbereen

Gardaí speak to several juveniles over fire which gutted Cork convent

Oct 9th 2020, 2:30 PM 19,107 Views 8 Comments

The fire broke out late last month.

# skibbereen - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Gardaí appeal for information over fire which gutted former convent in Cork
# Investigation
# Investigation

Gardaí appeal for information over fire which gutted former convent in Cork

Sep 30th 2020, 5:41 PM 31,428 Views 10 Comments

The fire broke out shortly before 4pm yesterday.

# skibbereen - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Council says extra flood defences in Skibbereen were due 'this week' but Storm Ellen arrived first
# Too Late
# Too Late

Council says extra flood defences in Skibbereen were due 'this week' but Storm Ellen arrived first

Updated Aug 20th 2020, 10:18 PM 39,100 Views 41 Comments

A Status Red weather warning was in place last night as the county was lashed with heavy rain and strong winds.

# skibbereen - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Man (30s) arrested by gardaí investigating murder of man in Skibbereen in 2017
# John Ustic
# John Ustic

Man (30s) arrested by gardaí investigating murder of man in Skibbereen in 2017

Nov 5th 2019, 9:22 AM 11,466 Views 0 Comments

John Ustic was murdered in Skibbereen in September 2017.

# skibbereen - Sunday 25 August, 2019

Man (70s) dies after single-vehicle collision in Cork
# Skibbereen
# Skibbereen

Man (70s) dies after single-vehicle collision in Cork

Aug 25th 2019, 1:26 PM 14,778 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí attended the scene on Main Street, Skibbereen shortly after 6pm yesterday.

# skibbereen - Friday 12 October, 2018

Missing Cork mother and infant daughter located safe and well
# Missing
# Missing

Missing Cork mother and infant daughter located safe and well

Oct 12th 2018, 7:00 PM 70,823 Views 6 Comments

Susan Greene and her daughter Sinetta have been missing for 12 days.

# skibbereen - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Gary and Paul O'Donovan secure place in World Rowing Championships final
# Going For Gold
From The42
# Going For Gold

Gary and Paul O'Donovan secure place in World Rowing Championships final

Sep 13th 2018, 11:30 AM 4,500 Views 1 Comment

The brothers finished third in their semi-final today to book their place in Saturday’s A Final.

# skibbereen - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Man who drowned after falling overboard had his lifejacket deflate while he was in water
# Marine Investigation
# Marine Investigation

Man who drowned after falling overboard had his lifejacket deflate while he was in water

Sep 6th 2018, 1:59 PM 39,191 Views 11 Comments

A second man entering the water to try save the first could have resulted in a double tragedy, the MCIB said.

# skibbereen - Saturday 13 January, 2018

PHOTOS: Cork roads closed due to flooding
# Impassable
# Impassable

PHOTOS: Cork roads closed due to flooding

Jan 13th 2018, 5:05 PM 71,488 Views 38 Comments

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
# Skibbereen
# Skibbereen

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

Nov 7th 2017, 2:26 PM 9,803 Views 5 Comments

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
# Skibbereen
# Skibbereen

Post mortem confirms Englishman found dead in Cork was murdered

Sep 26th 2017, 10:20 PM 30,859 Views 3 Comments

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
# Skibbereen
# Skibbereen

Gardaí investigating sudden death of a man in Cork

Sep 25th 2017, 1:06 PM 16,939 Views 5 Comments

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
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

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

Jun 24th 2017, 6:45 PM 25,790 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

May 28th 2017, 10:49 AM 37,582 Views 35 Comments

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
# Roads
# Roads

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

Apr 30th 2017, 10:49 AM 16,405 Views 32 Comments

The collision happened in Skibbereen.

# skibbereen - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

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

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

Jan 18th 2017, 7:26 PM 16,890 Views 9 Comments

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
# Skibbereen
# Skibbereen

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

Jan 15th 2017, 8:00 PM 32,293 Views 14 Comments

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

# skibbereen - Saturday 31 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 31st 2016, 7:30 AM 6,793 Views 1 Comment

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
# Christmas Thank You

WATCH: Credit Union surprises 'ordinary people doing extraordinary things' in Cork

Dec 24th 2016, 12:14 PM 9,670 Views 8 Comments

This is lovely.

# skibbereen - Thursday 27 October, 2016

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

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

Oct 27th 2016, 8:00 AM 21,989 Views 5 Comments

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

# skibbereen - Saturday 3 September, 2016

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

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

Sep 3rd 2016, 1:29 PM 3,410 Views 0 Comments

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
# Skibbereen
From The42
# Skibbereen

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

Sep 3rd 2016, 1:01 PM 4,528 Views 0 Comments

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

# skibbereen - Monday 29 August, 2016

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

The whole of Skibbereen came out for the O'Donovan brothers' homecoming this evening

Aug 29th 2016, 8:47 PM 5,299 Views 2 Comments

A hero’s welcome.

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

The whole of Skibbereen came out for the O'Donovan brothers' homecoming this evening

Aug 29th 2016, 7:57 PM 7,077 Views 3 Comments

A hero’s welcome.

# skibbereen - Monday 15 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 15th 2016, 3:06 PM 32,647 Views 23 Comments

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

# skibbereen - Friday 12 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 12th 2016, 3:53 PM 51,290 Views 95 Comments

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
# Schbuds
From The Daily Edge
# Schbuds

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

Aug 12th 2016, 7:40 AM 16,271 Views 0 Comments

“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
# Roads
# Roads

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

Mar 8th 2016, 11:16 PM 23,647 Views 9 Comments

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
# Fast Lane
# Fast Lane

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

Oct 17th 2015, 10:00 AM 35,112 Views 20 Comments

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
# Cork
# Cork

Three arrested after cigarettes found hidden in a pretty unusual place

Sep 22nd 2015, 4:49 PM 30,356 Views 23 Comments

More than 40,000 were found stuffed into mannequins.

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