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Drimoleague Old Graveyard

Drimoleague Old Graveyard is in the heart of West Cork. (Watch a short film on this graveyard for a tour ...
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Historic photograph taken on the morning after Bloody Sunday

With the killing of 32 people, ‘Bloody Sunday’, 21 November 1920, was one of the most far-reaching and crucial days ...
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The West Cork Graveyard Project

The West Cork Graveyard Project's aim is to raise awareness and foster pride in the historic graveyards of West Cork; ...
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Long Island, Schull Postage Stamps

West Cork is known for its eclectic mix of people who sometimes decide to take matters into their own hands ...
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St Mary’s Graveyard Caheragh

St Mary's Church of Ireland church and graveyard is situated just before the village of Caheragh as you drive from ...
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Famous Famine Letter with Links to Family of Rita Hayworth Comes Home to Skibbereen

A letter written in late 1846, which had a profound effect on the outcome of the Great Famine, is now ...
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Old Gasworks Building Skibbereen

Skibbereen Heritage Centre is housed in the historic and beautiful Old Gasworks Building, on the banks of the River Ilen, ...
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Railway nostalgia in Skibbereen

There is always a great sense of nostalgia about railways and the part they played in providing an economic and ...
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Ilen Street, Skibbereen

Three of the most imposing buildings on Ilen Street are the Steam Mill, the West Cork Hotel and the offices ...
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Skibb Heritage Centre to Reopen!

We are delighted to say that Skibbereen Heritage Centre will reopen to the public on Tuesday the 30th of June ...
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