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Books about the local history and people of Skibbereen and West Cork.

Skibbereen’s History

You can find books about Lough Hyne that explore the unique aspects of Lough Hyne’s heritage as well as revealing how the area was affected by some of the major events in history.

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We also have some books about the famine that hit badly West Cork. But you can go back in time even farther with ‘Ancient legends‘. What also makes interesting this book that the author Lady Jane Francesca Elgee Wild is non other, than the mother of the worldwide famous Oscar Wild! We have the first ever biography of O’Donovan Rossa to mark the centenary of his death and funeral at Glasnevin Cemetery. With rare and previously unpublished photographs. So if you want to know more about Skibbereen and West Cork, you are at the right place. Browse or collection. You will find something special for sure.

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