Entries by Skibbereen Chamber of Commerce

West Cork Estate Agent Sherry Fitzgerald O’Neill shortlisted for National Award

Congratulations to  Sherry FitzGerald Franchise Of The Year winners, Sherry FitzGerald O’Neill, who have been shortlisted as one of four firms nominated in the upcoming Property Industry Excellence Awards in the Regional Excellence category. This prestigious event which will take place on 10th November at the Convention Centre, Dublin. Sherry FitzGerald have been shortlisted in […]

Information Evening for Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town

An information evening for Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town takes places this Thursday 20th of October in the West Cork Hotel at 6pm. The Enterprise Town Event takes place on Friday evening,  25th November in the Skibbereen Sports Centre. Please come along to the Information Evening and find out how your business can get involved.

OFFICIAL OPENING this Saturday at 12pm of St Patrick’s Boys National School Garden – in conjunction with A Taste of West Cork Food Festival,

St. Patrick’s Boys’ National School, Skibbereen are very excited to officially open their new school garden and geodome this Saturday at 12pm. Recently voted Best New Garden in the Cork County School Garden Competition, the garden will also be featured on Nationwide later this month.  The official opening has been organised in conjunction with A […]

National Jobs Week event at Ludgate Hub, Skibbereen

As part of National Jobs Week, the local DSP Employment Services are inviting local Skibbereen and District Employers to attend a briefing on the range of supports available to employers, including. JobsPLus, EURES, Free Vacancy Advertising and Job Matching Service;  Wage Subsidy Scheme etc. all of which you may currently be unaware of and which […]

Skibbereen Welcomes Home Rowing Heroes

All roads lead to Skibbereen this Monday evening, 29th August with up to 10,000 people due to attend the homecoming of our Olympic silver medallists Gary and Paul O’Donovan and their coach Dominic Casey. The homecoming parade will start in the Cork Rd at 7pm with an open top bus carrying the Olympians along the […]

Skibbereen’s Local Heroes – Living the Olympic Dream

Fantastic atmosphere in Skibb today as the community cheered on Gary and Paul O’Donovan in their Olympic Semi-Final.  Congratulations to the O’Donovan brothers who qualified for the final and who have really put Skibb on the map not only with their rowing prowess but also with their post match interviews!  Skibbereen is very proud of […]

Ilen River Blue Way launched

The Ilen River Blue Way has been launched and is a fantastic addition to the many activities to take part in in West Cork. A Blueway is a recreational activity trail that is developed for use by non-motorised activity enthusiasts and the Ilen River trail comprises of 3 sections: Skibbereen to Deelish Pier – 2.7km Beginner Trail Deelish Pier […]

Book Yourself Solid® Live Mentoring Event – West Cork Hotel 21 – 23 September

Grow Your Business Exponentially…….Come to the Book Yourself Solid® Live Mentoring Event at the West Cork Hotel from 21 to 23 September. ° Take your business to the next level. ° Grow your client & customer base. ° Learn cutting edge business practices. Whether you are an entrepreneur, service provider, coach, consultant, retailer or business […]

Skibbereen Arts Festival 2016

The 8th Skibbereen Arts Festival has something for everyone with music, film, theatre and poetry. Literature, exhibitions, symposiums and installations. Walks, talks and workshops. Family fun days and a spectacular 1960’s street party. No matter your age, there truly is something for everyone. We hope you enjoy. Don’t miss out – book your favourite events now […]

Coming Soon……Skibbereen Arts Festival!

Skibbereen Arts Festival takes place this year between July 22nd – 30th 2016 with Music, Theatre, Film, Poetry, Visual Arts Trail, Sound Art, Walks, Talks and much much more. The detailed programme of events will be up on the festival website skibbereenartsfestival.com on 13th June… but you can check their Facebook and Twitter between now and […]

Skibbereen BNS Bingo Fundraiser

The Parent’s Association of St Patrick’s Boys National School are hosting a Monster €1,000 Bingo, in the West Cork Hotel on Sunday 17 April.  All are invited to come along and join in the fun and help raise funds for the School Garden.

New School Garden planned for St Patrick’s BNS, Skibbereen

St. Patrick’s BNS Parents’ Association are currently fundraising for a new school garden project and are holding a Monster Bingo Night on March 22 in the Parkway Hotel, Dunmanway with a free bus leaving Skibbereen at 7.45pm The new garden will consist of Geodome, Willow Tunnel and Dome, Amphitheatre, Raised Beds, Wormery, Composting Area, Insect […]

Skibbereen Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann

Please join Skibbereen Comhaltas as they host their “Irish Night” – a celebration of the 1916 Easter Rising on Friday March 11 at 8pm  in the West Cork Hotel. The Skibbereen Féile Cheoil also takes place that weekend on Sunday March 13th in Rossa College at 10:30am. All are welcome and the brochure and entry […]

West Cork estate agents win Sherry FitzGerald Franchise of the Year 2015

The winner of the Sherry FitzGerald Franchise of the Year Award 2015 was announced at the company’s annual Countrywide Conference which was held recently in Killashee Hotel, Naas Co. Kildare on the 29th January. Fighting off stiff competition from 67 franchised offices, Sherry FitzGerald O’Neill, with branches in Clonakilty and Skibbereen emerged victorious, a reflection […]

Skibbereen Flood Relief Update

Minister Howlin T.D. confirmed last Friday, 22nd Jan, that the Skibbereen Flood Relief Scheme is ready to proceed once again.  This was followed by a letter from the OPW complying with the terms of the Confirmation on Tuesday, 26th January.  This then allowed Minister Howlin to sign a Government Order for the Scheme on the same day. […]

Skibbereen Friendly Business Awards 2012

Skibbereen’s Top 5 Friendliest Employees (photo) with compere for the awards night John Collins, Neil Grant & Martin O’Mahony Chamber Members. Best of luck to all nominees in all three categories! Tickets for the event are €8 and will be available at the door. Light refreshments will be served with live music to follow the […]