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SAVE OUR SKIBBEREEN 2020 FUND
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SOS 2020 Fund – Initial allocation €20,000 The Directors of Save our Skibbereen CLG invite applications from Community Organisations seeking financial assistance for worthy projects in Skibbereen and its environs. All projects should demonstrate their value to the community or … Read More

RTP Company withdraw their planning application
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An Bord Pleanála sent notification on September 16th 2019 to our Chairperson Brendan McCarthy that RTP Company T/A Daly Products Ltd. have withdrawn their application for the plastic factory and that there is no ‘live’ planning application now. This case is now … Read More

High Court Order : 30th July 2019
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Save our Skibbereen : Press Release – 29th July 2019   In the High Court on 30th July 2019, An Bord Pleanala consented to the Court granting an Order of Certiorari quashing the decision of the Bord dated 29th November 2018 … Read More

Message from Greta Thunberg – July 2019
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Early in July 2019 , we received Greta Thunberg’s message of support to the ‘Save Our Skibbereen’ and ‘Bantry Bay – Protect our Native Kelp Forest’ campaigns. http://www.bantrybaykelpforest.com/ The video came from Saoi O’Connor – who has been leading the School … Read More

MAKE YOUR VOTE COUNT – Local Elections : May 24th, 2019
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Save Our Skibbereen is currently seeking a Judicial Review of the planning permission granted to RTP Company for their 5000M² Thermoplastic Factory at Poundlick, Skibbereen. This development cannot go ahead while this legal process is ongoing. An Bord Pleanála’s Inspector … Read More

SOS Youtube Channel
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Enjoy a selection of films where SOS campaigners and supporters talk about the harm to the environment and public health that the proposed Plastic Factory will bring to Skibbereen and West Cork. See also an exclusive excerpt from the acclaimed … Read More

SOS UPDATE : March 2019 – Spring has Sprung!
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Our running total of donations has been updated to include €2000 raised in Schull at the launch of the Save Our Skibbereen CD – we have raised €34,904 as of today. Our thanks to everyone involved in achieving this remarkable … Read More