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Brilliant story of four Sullivan brothers

It is always nice to receive a present of a book. Even nicer, in our case, when that book is ...
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‘And Time Stood Still’ an invaluable historical record

EXTRAORDINARY PUBLICATIONS BY 'SKIBBEREEN'S MAGNIFICENT SEVEN' At Skibbereen Heritage Centre we get people calling in all the time looking for ...
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New Life for the Old School Building

We were delighted to join in the celebrations at the official opening of the new Spearline premises in the former ...
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‘Dear Old Skibbereen’

The best version of the song ‘Dear Old Skibbereen’ by our reckoning is the one recorded by Derry Moynihan which ...
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Abbeystrowry Cemetery, Skibbereen

Following their tour of the Famine exhibition at Skibbereen Heritage Centre, many visitors make their way to Abbeystrowry burial ground, ...
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McCarthy Home Excavation 2019

The second year of the excavation of the McCarthy home by the staff and students from the University of Maryland ...
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Childrens’ Stories of the Revolution

The ‘Stories of the Revolution’ is a school history and folklore project run by Skibbereen Heritage Centre.  Now in its ...
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The Excavation of the McCarthy Home

We are delighted that students and staff from the University of Maryland are returning next week to Skibbereen to carry ...
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National Famine Commemoration in Skibbereen

Today is the 10th anniversary of the first National Famine Commemoration ever held in Ireland which took place in Skibbereen ...
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The Kinemac – the first cinema in Skibbereen

We’ve alluded to it many times, just how beautiful it is to look out over the River Ilen from Skibbereen ...
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