Entries by Skibbereen & District Chamber of Commerce

Make Skibbereen your West Cork Shopping Destination this Christmas

The 90 members of Skibbereen & District Chamber of Commerce are encouraging you to shop local and make Skibbereen your West Cork Christmas Shopping destination.  There is a focused campaign to promote shopping in Skibbereen during the festive season, which this year will culminate in a “12 Days of Christmas Draw” where €200 worth of […]

Santa’s Secret Garden

Santa’s Secret Garden will be running daily at the Eldon Hotel from December 5th to 23rd and aims to be a feature attraction in Skibbereen over the Christmas period, with already over 200 people booked in! On Saturday December 13th and 20th there will be an opportunity to ‘Breakfast with Santa’ from 10am to 11.30am in Albergo […]

European Funding Business Breakfast – Tuesday 11 November

Dr. Seán McCarthy, Hyperion Ltd will present at the upcoming Skibbereen & District Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Briefing on Tuesday next, 11th November in the West Cork Hotel, from 7.30 to 9am. The presentation, “European Funding for Research and Innovation (Horizon 2020)” will focus on opportunities for Irish companies and will provide an overview of […]

Countdown to SCAR!

The countdown is on!   Only 3 days to go to SCAR, which takes place this Saturday 18 October in and around the breathtaking beauty and rugged environs of Skibbereen, Castletownshend, Lough Hyne and the wild Atlantic coastline that defines this stunning part of West Cork and Ireland. SCAR offers beginners, intermediates and expert racers […]

Culture Night 2014 19th September

There is plenty to do in Skibbereen town on Culture Night, this Friday the 19th of September. Skibbereen Heritage Centre offers free admission to its exhibitions on the Great Famine and Lough Hyne between 7 and 9pm with a guided tour of the Famine exhibition at 7.30pm. (028) 40900 Skibbereen Working Artists Studio invites you to join them between 7 […]

Mick Flannery and Martin Stephenson among musicians to perform at Skibbereen Arts Festival

Cork singer songwriter Mick Flannery, who has just released his fourth album, will perform his best known songs in the acoustic surrounds of Abbeystrewry Church, Skibbereen, on Saturday August 2nd. Martin Stephenson will be playing in Baby Hannah’s Beer Garden on Thursday July 31st. The British musician, whose career spans over thirty years, has gained […]

Séisiún Summer Irish Nights in Skibbereen!

Skibbereen Comhaltas summer Irish nights return to the West Cork Hotel this summer on each Wednesday night starting Wednesday, July 9th at 9pm. Séisiún presents an authentic show of Irish traditional music, song, dance, stories and more, bringing our Irish cultural traditions to life. Each Seisiún show offers a unique audience experience for Irish locals and visitors […]

60+ Discount Card Scheme for Skibbereen

[photo courtesy Anne Minihane] The Skibbereen 60+ Discount Card Scheme was launched this week by Skibbereen & District Chamber of Commerce to a very enthusiastic audience at Cara House, Skibbereen.  Already over 30 people have signed up to avail of a 10% discount, exclusively for the over 60s,  in participating Chamber retailers in Skibbereen every […]