Eldon Hotel

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Louise O Donovan of The Eldon Hotel in Skibbereen pointing out how high the flood waters reached   during Storm Ellen.

The new €37 million flood relief scheme for Skibbereen was not at fault for the flooding which affected up to a dozen homes and businesses in the town(...)

Louise O’Donovan: ‘As [the water] was coming down the street people ran upstairs and grabbed duvets off beds to throw them down to stop it.’ Photograph: Barry Roche.

“We’ve been here since the 1930s, when my grandfather opened a garage here, and this is the first time it ever flooded,” said Maeve McCarthy as she ex(...)

Over 90 years after his death, items associated with Michael Collins continue to come to light and attract interest from an extensive circle of(...)