In this week's Southern Star: Another first for Steve; Famine letter has Aga Khan link; Darren Sweetnam hoping for injury-free season with Munster

July 21st, 2020 11:59 AM

By Southern Star Team

Share this article

In this week's Southern Star:

• Seven Oceans swimmer Steve Redmond is the first person to complete the savage 40km Baltimore to Fastnet swim, and he was accompanied by whales and stung by jellyfish along the way.

• A famous Irish Famine letter, with family links to the Aga Khan and Hollywood actress Rita Hayworth, is to be put on display in Skibbereen this summer.

• A West Cork based woman is spearheading a project aiming to make a doll to remember each of the 6,000 babies that died in Ireland’s mother and baby homes.

• Darren Sweetnam hoping for injury-free season with Munster

Get your copy in shops across West Cork or online via the Southern Star digital edition ➡️


Subscribe to the Southern Star's YouTube channel, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Instagram for all the latest news and sport from West Cork.

Share this article

Related content


to our mailing list for the latest news and sport:

Thank You!

You have successfully been subscribed to SouthernStar newsletter!

Form submitting... Thank you for waiting.