Sue McCarthy, mum of Olympic gold medallist Fintan with Michelle Power of UCC and TD Holly Cairns at the Spearline reception in Skibbereen. (Photo: Anne Minihane) Michael, Kathleen and Richard Thornhill with Jenny Murphy had Thornhills all decked out in Ireland colours. (Photo: Anne Minihane) Karen Connolly from Ballydehob was helping out at Skibbereen Rowing Club’s pop-up shop. (Photo: Anne Minihane) Anthony Boyle and Siobhan O’Callaghan of Kalbo’s Cafe celebrating the wins. (Photo: Anne Minihane) Rachel Connolly and Lorraine O’Riordan flying the flag Ian Doyle erecting bunting at Bandon GAA Club. (Photo: Denis Boyle) Sport Jan, 2022 ‘Skibbereen is a place that has a very close affiliation with my family,’ says Winter Olympic hopeful Jack Gower Read more Adrian Healy, Skibbereen Post Office postmaster using the newly-painted gold post box at Skibbereen Post Office. (Photo: Anne Minihane) Millie and Lara Dempsey signing their names on the huge poster at the pop-up shop. (Photo: Anne Minihane) Anna Marie O’Driscoll and Aoife Crowley celebrating their friend Emily Hegarty’s success. Emily Hegarty's brother Dermot and uncle John Hegarty celebrating the wonderful Olympic bronze medals that Ireland brought home early on Wednesday morning. (Photo: Anne Minihane) Teddy O’Donovan, Paul and Gary’s father, with Cllr Karen Coakley at the reception for the rowers in Spearline on Monday night. (Photo: Anne Minihane) *** Southern Star Recruitment Solutions | 2022 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.