It was with great sadness that members of Skibbereen & District Historical Society learned of the death on 5 January 2024 of Jasper Ungoed-Thomas. Jasper died peacefully at his home in Condicote, Gloucestershire, UK, with his family around him. Jasper
It was with great sadness that members of Skibbereen & District Historical Society learned of the death on 18 October 2023 of Alfie O’Mahony. When the Skibbereen Society was formed in 2003, Alfie was a very active member. He delivered
Skibbereen & District Historical Society 2023 Journal has 16 articles covering a diverse and wide range of topics. An interesting feature of the 2023 Journal is that of the 16 articles, 8 are written by new contributors to the Journal.
https://youtu.be/yByQT3qgPB8 On Sunday 13 August 2023 a beautiful Service of the Word was held at St Matthew’s Church, Aughadown, to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the consecration of the church. The Service was 150 years to the day from consecration
I recently read Anne Enright’s stunningly beautiful book, Actress, which was published in 2020. It is essentially the story of Irish theatre legend Katherine O’Dell, as written by her daughter Norah. If you have not already read it, get a