Archive for July, 2009

Man killed in accident involving Skibbereen Bus

July 10, 2009

A man died this morning after the van he was driving collided with a Bus Éireann.

It is understood the driver and six passengers on board the 9.45am Cork to Skibbereen bus did not sustain any serious injuries but are in a state of shock.

The collision happened shortly after 11am, two miles west of Clonakility.

It is understood the van had been parked on the side of the road prior to the collision. The road has been closed off and traffic diversions will remain in place for a number of hours as Garda Forensic Collision investigators examine the scene.

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Skibbereen Arts Festival Launch New Website

July 7, 2009

Skibbereen Arts Festival has launched a new official website http://www.skibbereenartsfestival.com

The website outlines all the events taking place during the 12 days of the festival from July 20 to August 1 2009 and includes a section on Cork-X-Southwest Festival that immeditaley follows the Arts Festival