Entries by Skibbereen Chamber of Commerce

Elvis Lives!

Elvis Lives! But for 1 night only in Skibbereen on Saturday 26th August.  All our very welcome to come along and join in the fun in Skibb as local Elvis’s compete to be crowned “The King”.  There will be music celebrating Elvis on the Bridge and Main Street that evening from 5pm as well as […]

Annual Skibbereen Arts Festival kicks off this weekend

The 2017 Skibbereen Arts Festival kicks off in West Cork on Friday 28th July with yet another jam-packed programme of music, film, theatre, exhibitions, poetry, installations, workshops, walks, talks and we’re certainly not forgetting the spectacular 1970s street disco “Friday Night Fever“. Skibbereen Arts Festival opens with a tribute to the 1977 classic movie Saturday Night […]

Not to be missed the first West Cork History Festival

The West Cork History Festival will take place from 28th-30th July near Skibbereen. The programme will span a diverse set of places, historical subjects and periods, from the local to the international, ranging from the medieval Knights Templar to pirates off the Cork coast to the First World War and the events of the Irish […]

Skibbereen’s Super Six!

Skibbereen celebrates another historic rowing achievement with their “Super Six” arriving home to West Cork with medals galore! Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan led the day with the first medal for Skibbereen  – a gold! and no doubt inspiring the success that was to come. Denise Walsh kept the medals coming with a super race […]

Another Rowing first!!

Huge congratulations to Ireland’s women’s double of Margaret Cremen and our own Aoife Casey on winning silver at the European Rowing Junior Championships in Germany this weekend, the first time Ireland has ever medalled in the competition. Aofie who is part of the successful Skibbereen Rowing Club, is the daughter of Eleanor and Dominic Casey, Ireland Coach […]

Skibbereen Rowers on top of the world!

Skibbereen rowing is celebrating world success with super results at the World Rowing Cup in Belgrade, Serbia. Four Irish teams competed and all reached A finals – a great result so early in the season. Skibbereen Rowing Club’s Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan won gold medals in the men’s lightweight leading from halfway before crossing […]

St. Patrick’s Day in Skibbereen

Plans are taking shape for this year’s St Patrick’s Day Parade in Skibbereen, which takes place on Friday 17th March at 4 pm. The route will start at the Children’s Playground on the Cork Road, move along North Street before turning right into Main St, past the viewing platform on the Bridge and finish in […]

Harness the internet: Increase your bed bookings

An essential guide for accommodation providers in West Cork, Harnessing the power of the internet, a workshop for all Bed & Breakfasts, Guest Houses, Hotels & Tourist Attractions takes place on Wed 1st March in the Ludgate Centre Skibbereen and aims to promote your accommodation and sell bed-nights using the internet. Please click on the […]

Revisit Newstalk “Down to Business Roadshow” from Skibbereen

Newstalk’s Down to Business roadshow was broadcast live from the West Cork Hotel in Skibbereen on Saturday 12th November during National Digital Week. If you missed the show you can listen below to local business owners John Field, Field’s Supervalu, Cathal Wilson Chairman of Skibbereen Chamber of Commerce and Director of Ceramicx in Ballydehob and Cathal […]

Christmas is coming to the Celtic Ross Hotel

Don’t miss the exciting Christmas Events coming to the Celtic Ross Hotel this festive season: On the Friday 2nd December Christmas Party Night kicks off festivities and launches the party season with a bang! the inaugural Christmas Charity Ball –  a night of glamour and sparkle is not to be missed on Friday 16th December and […]