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Monday 30 January 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Skibbereen

Last week
22nd January 2023 - 28th January 2023
# Skibbereen
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
2022
# Cork
Man dies after two-vehicle collision near Skibbereen
The driver of one vehicle, a man in his mid-20s, died last night.
# Skibbereen
Man (60s) dies in Cork car crash
The collision involved a car and occurred at around 1.30pm.
# Skibbereen
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.
# Skibbereen
Baby boy dies after being struck by car in driveway in Co Cork
The accident happened shortly after 5pm today.
# offloads
'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
# tokyo 2020
Homecoming celebrations for Skibbereen's Olympic medalists to be low-key
Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy are due home to Ireland tomorrow.
# Super Gav
'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.
# West Cork
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.
# Skibbereen
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.
# pipeline
Munster man Coombes not surprised by growing West Cork influence
The 22-year-old back row has been in excellent form for the province.
# Skibbereen
Gardaí speak to several juveniles over fire which gutted Cork convent
The fire broke out late last month.
# Investigation
Gardaí appeal for information over fire which gutted former convent in Cork
The fire broke out shortly before 4pm yesterday.
# too late
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.
# John Ustic
Man (30s) arrested by gardaí investigating murder of man in Skibbereen in 2017
John Ustic was murdered in Skibbereen in September 2017.
# Skibbereen
Man (70s) dies after single-vehicle collision in Cork
Gardaí attended the scene on Main Street, Skibbereen shortly after 6pm yesterday.
# Missing
Missing Cork mother and infant daughter located safe and well
Susan Greene and her daughter Sinetta have been missing for 12 days.
# Going For Gold
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.
# marine investigation
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.
# impassable
PHOTOS: Cork roads closed due to flooding
Motorists have been advised to take care and avoid some areas.
# Skibbereen
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
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
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.
# Coast Guard
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.
# Dominant
Gold! Cork duo O'Donovan and O'Driscoll storm to victory at European Championships
What a performance from the lightweight pairs duo.
# Roads
A Cork cyclist hit by a car last week has died in hospital
The collision happened in Skibbereen.
# Skibbereen
Woman in her 70s killed after car goes into a ditch
The driver, also in his 70s, was taken to hospital.
# Skibbereen
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.
# 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.
# christmas thank you
WATCH: Credit Union surprises 'ordinary people doing extraordinary things' in Cork
This is lovely.
# 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
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.
# 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.
# Pull Like A dog
The whole of Skibbereen came out for the O'Donovan brothers' homecoming this evening
A hero’s welcome.
# Pull Like A dog
The whole of Skibbereen came out for the O'Donovan brothers' homecoming this evening
A hero’s welcome.
# Skibbereen
'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.
# 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.
# schbuds
The two Cork rowers gave another brilliant interview as they row into the finals
“It was great to beat the Brits as well”.
# Roads
Young cyclist (18) dies after being struck by car in Co Cork
The accident happened on the N71 this evening.
# fast lane
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.