Pictured at Skibbereen town centre on Monday 17th June 2013 were 15 Skibbereen retailers who are all set for for a busy summer, thanks to a specially designed retail programme which was funded and managed by The West Cork Enterprise Board.
Vietnam Vet bids to sail across the Atlantic single-handed, and he’s only 78!
Exclusive by Brain Moore
WHILE many from across the globe are making a special trip to Ireland this year for the ‘Gathering’, one ex marine from Maryland USA is preparing his ‘home’ to cross the ocean to Baltimore, West Cork.
Edward (Ed) Hart (78) is making the final preparations to sail his 32ft yacht the ‘Hooligan’, single-handed, from Baltimore, Maryland to Baltimore, in West Cork. more »
The lifeboats were called to assist a disabled fishing boat at at 6.20pm when the Hardy 20 half-decker with two people aboard experienced engine failure as it was leaving Sherkin Island.
Dig out a bike, pump the tyres, tweak the brakes, oil the chain and bring a helmet and hi-viz.
It is much more than just a building but a place where Jesus is present and people gather to express their faith, hope and love.
Backstage Performing Arts Summer Camps will be based at St. Joseph’s School, Skibbereen from 1-5th July and at the Maritime Hotel, Bantry from 22nd-26th July.
BALTIMORE woman Brigid Cotter has received a Gold Badge from the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) at their Annual Presentation of Awards, held recently in the Barbican Theatre in London.
The award was presented by HRH the Duke of Kent, who is President of the RNLI. Brigid was honoured for her volunteer work for the charity and in particular Baltimore RNLI lifeboat station.
The cycle will take place at 7pm and will have two routes: around the car park for under 8s and around Skibbereen town for 8-12 years.
ON the 15th and 16th of June, the eight Islands of West Cork: Sherkin, Garnish, Whiddy, Bere, Dursey, Long, Heir and Cape Clear invite you to discover them and become an ‘Islander’ at the Islands Festival. The aim is to promote these unique locations as places to not only visit, but to live.