PICTURES show the preparations in full flow for the annual Turkey Supper held at Abbeystrewry Hall recently.
Nearly 1,000 suppers were served, take-aways and sit-down meals combined, a record number for the annual event which has been running in Skibbereen since the early 1960s. more »
THIS was the scene on the newly surfaced section of the main N71 road between Leap and Connonagh on Sunday morning after yob drivers destroyed the new surface in the early hours by performing handbrake turns on the road. more »
AND the prize goes to…………you’ll have to wait to find out until Saturday, October 20th, 8pm at The West Cork Hotel.
The nominations are in and the top five in each category short-listed, did your nominee make it in?
by Susan Harrington
THE weather was unseasonably bright and sunny at the conferring of awards for the Dublin Institute of Technology’s (DIT) BA in Visual Art graduation ceremony which took place recently on Sherkin Island.
DESPITE the torrential overnight rain, criticism from a local TD and warnings from the Gardaí members of the West Cork SOS ambulance campaign defiantly hit the road today as they commenced a four-day stretcher push from Skibbereen to Cork.
A large crowd turned out in Skibbereen at 9am on Wednesday morning to support the stretcher pushers.
CLONAKILTY-based Fine Gael TD Jim Daly has launched a scathing attack on West Cork SOS ambulance protesters who are planning a four-day bed push to Cork University Hospital starting on Wednesday.
Deputy Daly described as “reckless and opportunistic” plans for the bed push from Skibbereen to Cork to protest against planned changes to ambulance services in West Cork.
MEMBERS of the Save Our Service (SOS) ambulance campaign are determined to push on with a planned protest in Cork this week despite concerns raised by gardaí regarding a proposed stretcher push from Skibbereen to Cork University Hospital (CUH).
THE SOS campaign are undertaking the stretcher push in order to highlight ongoing concerns about the future of ambulance services in Skibbereen and the wider West Cork area.
CORK County Council has vowed to clean up roadside rubbish left in ditches for up to two years by road gangs in the West Cork area.
IN order to highlight ongoing concerns about the future of ambulance services in West Cork, the Save Our Service (SOS) campaign have announced details of a stretcher push from Skibbereen to Cork University Hospital (CUH) to take place from Wednesday, October 17th to Saturday, October 20th next. more »
SEAN Murray Fashions, Skibbereen has launched a special Christmas campaign to bring a loved one home for Christmas.
The Skibbereen retailer is rewarding shoppers in the run up to Christmas with the chance to enter a competition to bring a long lost love or family member home for Christmas.