Steve Redmond completes 40km Baltimore to Fastnet swim; The Irish Famine letter with links to Rita Hayworth and the Aga Khan; The West Cork senior football Group of Death; Darren Sweetnam hoping for injury-free run; Marking the lives of 6,000 babies

July 22nd, 2020 8:53 PM

By Southern Star Team

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In this week's Southern Star

In News

• Seven Oceans swimmer Steve Redmond is the first person to complete the savage 40km Baltimore to Fastnet swim.
• 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.

In Sport

• We preview the West Cork senior football Group of Death that includes Carbery Rangers, Castlehaven, Ilen Rovers and Newcestown.
• St James ready to begin Carbery title defence.
• Darren Sweetnam hoping for injury-free run.
• Drinagh Rangers off to winning start in Premier Division.

In Life & Community

• 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.

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