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Don’t miss The Skibbereen Walking Festival September 2021

Skibbereen Walking Festival Weekend with guided walks through quiet country roads with some off-road sections, something for walkers of all abilities.
Meeting point for all walks is Skibbereen Heritage Centre with bus transport provided to and from out-of-town walks, except Walk 4 at Lough Hyne and Walk 7 at Drinagh Co-Op, Skibbereen.
Fee E10/walk including bus and complimentary tea/coffee for all walks, except walk 2 to Sherkin & Heir Islands E20 (including ferry) and no charge for walks 4 and 7.

Countdown to National Digital Week

Please click image to get a glimpse of what’s happening in Skibbereen this week…… and if that has whetted your appetite you can preview the full schedule here: Digital Week Full Schedule Remember you can keep fully up to date with what’s happening in Skibbereen during National Digital Week by checking the following links too: Website […]


OPEN TO ALL 14-19 YEAR OLDS -NO PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE NECESSARY-  AUDITIONS WILL TAKE PLACE AT ST.JOSEPHS NATIONAL SCHOOL, SKIBBEREEN ON FRIDAY, 18TH SEPTEMBER FROM 7.30PM-8.30PM. THOSE INTERESTED IN AUDITIONING  SHOULD CONTACT BACKSTAGE-IRELAND 091-590706/e-mail backstageireland@eircom.net This September, Backstage Academy of Performing Arts-Skibbereen, will hold auditions for a youth production of Shakespeare’s ‘The Merchant of Venice’.   This […]

Skibbereen Tourist Office Re-opens early May

Following a successful season in Skibbereen last year, Fáilte Ireland are happy to work again in partnership with Skibbereen & District Chamber of Commerce so that the Tourist Office will be once again be open 7 days a week from June for the 2015 summer season. To facilitate the extended opening hours the office will […]

Skibbereen’s St Patrick’s Day Parade

A Big “Thank You” to everyone who came out to enjoy what was one of Skibbereen’s biggest and best parades! The Skibbereen & District Chamber of Commerce would like to thank everyone who got involved this year to make the parade such a success particularly the participants who put so much creativity into their efforts […]

Celebrate St Patrick’s Day in Skibbereen!

This year’s St Patrick’s Day Parade in Skibbereen is themed – “The Wild Atlantic Way” and schools, clubs and businesses throughout the community are encouraged to participate in this ever popular family event.  Businesses can get involved straight away by dressing their windows and turning Skibbereen “green” for the festival of events. Festivities in Skibbereen […]

Latest Update on Skibbereen Flood Relief Scheme

“We are edging ever closer to construction and to work on the ground ” was the verdict from Skibbereen Floods Committee after their meeting at Leinster House last week with Simon Harris T.D., Minister of State with special responsibility for the OPW and Public Procurement. Historically Skibbereen  has had major floods in 1943, 1944 x2, […]

Kalbo’s – Today FM Best Brunch in Ireland!

Congratulations to Kalbo’s Skibbereen who have been voted the “Best Brunch in Ireland”! Listeners to Saturday Breakfast on Today FM ominated their favourite place to have brunch in Ireland and the votes came flooding in on text, email and twitter. Congratulations to our overall winner: Kalbos Bistro – Skibbereen, Co Cork!