Skibbereen

Skibbereen in the April edition of The Opinion

Skibbereen & Bandon Credit Union relaunches with new name

O’Donovan Rossa Ladies commit to the 20×20 Charter

Skibbereen writer Caragh Bell – new novel

New TD shows solidarity with health workers at CoAction

West Cork students shine in Enterprise

Save Bantry Hospital campaign – meeting in Skibb

Aladdin in Skibb

The Country Code

West Cork students shine in Enterprise

 What’s on in West Cork – local events

GAA updates from Paudie Palmer

Exclusive photos from social events in the area

Everyone should have an Opinion


 

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CMK 01032020 REPRO FREE NO FEE  Eoin Murran and teammates of "Be Bright" celebrate their overall winners of the Senior Category from Skibbereen Community School. Picture Clare Keogh  The Future is Bright for Skibbereen StudentsStudents Boat Light to Make Waves Internationally Students from Skibbereen Community School took the overall senior prize at the recent West Cork Student Enterprise finals which were held in Fernhill House and Gardens. They will now take their business "Be Bright", a unique company creating safety lights for rowing boats to County Hall on March 24th.  The winners of the Junior Category, “Beez Wraps”, from Sacred Heart Secondary School Clonakilty will also compete against the North Cork winners for a place at the Student Enterprise National finals in Croke Park in May. The winning teams have worked hard on creating their respective businesses since last September and beat off competition from more than 450 pupils throughout ten secondary schools in West Cork. Other prize winners on the day included "Éire le Chéile”, a board game for the visually impaired who took second place and the award for Innovation from Mount Saint Michael, Rosscarbery, “Smashed” from Sacred Heart Clonakilty and “Cartaí Choiche”, Colaiste na Toirbhirte Bandon (joint third place), "McCarthy Sports", (Best use of Social Media) Clonakilty Community College, "Bam Cups", (Best Display), MICC Dunmanway, and “Button Up” (Social Enterprise Award) Kinsale Community School. Madeline Stanley and Lauren Brampton from Schull Community College were awarded a special Entrepreneurs of the Future Award for their business venture “Sustainabilitrees”. Speaking at the final of the West Cork Student Enterprise Awards, Ian Doyle, Mayor of Cork County said, "It is extremely encouraging to see the level of enthusiasm of the students at the end of a programme which has given them the invaluable opportunity to see for themselves what it takes to build and grow a b

Eoin Murran and teammates of “Be Bright” celebrate their overall winners of the Senior Category from Skibbereen Community School in the West Cork Student Enterprise Awards.
Picture Clare Keogh 

Gerald O'Brien, Skibbereen and George Salter-Townshend, Castletownshend attending the launch of The Hungry Road at Uillinn West Cork Arts Centre, Skibbereen. Photo: Anne Minihane.

Gerald O’Brien, Skibbereen and George Salter-Townshend, Castletownshend attending the launch of The Hungry Road at Uillinn West Cork Arts Centre, Skibbereen. Photo: Anne Minihane.

Free Pic No Repro Fee  15 02 2020  Kellyann O’Sullivan Skibbereen, Debbie Dyas Skibbereen and Pamela Barry Schull at The Shine Charity Ball, Maryborough Hotel & Spa. Pictures Gerard McCarthy 087 8537228  More Info contact Kieran McAuliffe , Shine kieran.mcauliffe@shineireland.com

 15 02 2020 
Kellyann O’Sullivan Skibbereen, Debbie Dyas Skibbereen and Pamela Barry Schull at The Shine Charity Ball, Maryborough Hotel & Spa.
Pictures Gerard McCarthy 087 8537228 

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