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Out and About in West Cork

August 15th, 2023 10:30 PM

By Southern Star Team

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Rosscarbery ladies Noelle McElhinney, Fiona O’Brien, Aileen Goulding, and Elaine Murphy at the RNLI Ladies Lunch. (Photo: Anne Minihane)


At Inish Beg Estate for the Baltimore RNLI Ladies Lunch last Friday were Angela Walsh, Wendy Dwyer, and Louise Fitzgerald. (Photo: Anne Minihane)


As part of the 2023 Ballabuidhe Festival in Dunmanway, the best of style was on show for ladies day. Around 30 ladies attended the race day to compete for the title of Best Dressed Lady. (Photo: Andy Gibson)


Fr Bernard Cotter and Rev John Ardis blessed the boats in Castletownshend Harbour last Saturday afternoon, an age-old custom to ensure a safe season for all those who use the water for work and pleasure. (Photo: Anne Minihane)


William Williamson, Christopher O’Sullivan TD, Denis O’Donovan, Munster rugby star John Hodnett, Kevin O’Brien, TV presenter Katie Shanahan, and Diarmuid French, before the start of the Leap Dyno road run. (Photo: Gearoid Holland)


Mary Jacinta Casey received a long service medal from the RNLI for 25 years of fundraising for the organisation which was presented by John Kelleher, Union Hall RNLI lifeboat operations manager. Also included are crew members Hugh McNulty and Stuart Fuller. The presentation took place at a coffee morning organised by the Casey family last Sunday morning


Deirdre Mullins from Kinsale competing in Boules during the Kinsale Regatta at the weekend.
(Photo: John Allen)


Kilbrittain sports stars Martin O’Mahony and Nicola Tuthill were the grand marshalls at the fancy dress parade at Kilbrittain Festival.(Photos: Gearoid Holland)



Rev Kingsley Sutton leading an ecumenical service on the beach at Courtmacsherry last weekend. (Photo: Gearoid Holland)


Garry Hurley from Innishannon and Leanne O’Mahony from Waterfall at the St Brogan’s College grads in Bandon.
(Photo: Denis Boyle)


Ella Murray, Joe Cronin, Katie Twohig and Adam Straub at the St Brogan’s College grads.(Photo: Denis Boyle)


Also enjoying the event were Eva Vecerikova, Karuk Wongkumad, Richard Looney, Meggan Kean and Robert Rorsz. (Photo: Denis Boyle)

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