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Tragedy in Baltimore – three lives lost in drowning

THREE people have died following a tragic accident in Baltimore. The bodies of Barry Ryan (51) and his son’s girlfriend Niamh O’Connor (20) were both recovered from the water while Mr Ryan’s son, Barry Davis Ryan (20) is still missing despite extensive searches by divers in the area. The three were out walking along the shore near the Baltimore Beacon with Mr Ryan’s daughter Charlotte (13) on Tuesday evening (June 30th). It is understood that one of the group fell

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Clonakilty 1798 Commemoration

On Friday 19th June the annual “Battle of the Big Cross” commemoration was held at Asna Square, Clonakilty at the statue to the United Irishmen leader Tadhg Ó Donnabháin Asna. Organised by Dúchas Clonakilty Heritage, (who took over the commemoration after the abolition of the Town Council), it’s Cathaoirleach John Loughnan chaired proceedings.

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Séisiún Summer Irish Nights in Skibbereen

Skibbereen Comhaltas summer Irish nights will return to the West Cork Hotel this summer on each Wednesday night starting on this coming Wednesday, July 8th at 9pm.  Séisiún presents an authentic show of Irish traditional music, song, dance, stories and more, bringing our Irish cultural traditions to life. Each Seisiún show offers a unique audience experience for Irish locals and visitors – a real taste of our cultural talent.

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Phoenix art pieces – West Cork children’s work on O’Donovan Rossa

Three art pieces will be on display in Skibbereen Library from Wednesday 8th July which were produced by local children at Easter workshops in Skibbereen, Clonakilty and Dunmanway libraries this year, facilitated by three artists. The display of these pieces is part of Cork County Library and Arts Service’s O’Donovan Rossa centenary commemorations.