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
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