Entries by Skibbereen Chamber of Commerce

Skibbereen to Host Munster’s Biggest Endurance Race!

Registration now open. www.southcoastendurance.ie & www.facebook.com/southcoastadventure The Skibbereen Lions are getting ready! http://skibbereenlions.com/ Trevor Woods goes for 3 in a row… He’s the man to beat this year again… Yes, Trevor has just signed up for South Coast 2012! The South Coast Adventure Race is moving across town for the upcoming event. We are delighted […]

Food Festival – Resounding Success!

This year’s ‘A Taste of West Cork Food Festival’ was a resounding success – here are a few images taken over the festival, you can almost taste the atmosphere… Celtic Cook Off Irish Winner – Gary O’Hanlon Titanic Night Super Night at Le Voyage! The Church Goes Pink Tour of Mrs. Nolan’s Smokery

Harvest Moon Music Festival 2012

A fantastic weekend of music taking place in beautiful Schull village 7th – 9th September. This year’s line-up is now finalised, tickets and info are now available on our website. Our headline event, The Marquee @ Grove House, takes place Saturday 8th September and features the Ceili Allstars, Interference and Fred – Tickets are €20 […]

Liss Ard 2012, take a look!

There was a great turnout, organisers were delighted with the numbers that attended. The standard of the performances was excellent and an enjoyable family atmosphere and entertainment for children will ensure a return visit for all next year. The food theatre was very popular. This Festival has put West Cork and Liss Ard firmly on […]

Skibb Beats 2012

Skibb Beats will take place on the 28th & 29th July in the Fairfield Skibbereen. Come see The Saw Doctors, Mundy, Cathy Davey and Jack L bring the town alive! Tickets are just €20 and free transport is available from all over West Cork with your ticket! The countdown is on to Skibb Beats and […]

Liss Ard 2012

Festival of Music, Literature, Drama & Food Liss Ard Estate, Castletownshend Rd, Skibbereen, County Cork Saturday 4th ~ Sunday 5th August Lisa Hannigan, Mick Flannery, Chic & many many more – see line up! www.lissardfestival.com Tickets are available from Ticketmaster outlets nationwide, 24hr Ticket Hotline 0818 719300 or www.ticketmaster.ie. Ticketmaster outlet now available at Crowley’s […]

Skibbereen Arts Festival 2012

27th July – 4th August The Children’s Festival is running from the 23rd – 29th July. Skibbereen Arts Festival was set up in July 2009 and over the course of the last three years, it has gone from strength to strength with local people and tourists alike enjoying an eclectic mix of arts and entertainment in […]

Skibbereen Busking Festival

In association with Caledonia & Bulmers on Thurs 28th, Friday 29th, Sat 30th of June and Sun 1st of July. skibbereenbuskingfestival@gmail.com for registration. All musicians welcome: Rock, Jazz, Traditional, Blues… Prize Fund of €2,000 €1,000 Overall busking winner €250 Best solo artist €250 Best group €250 Best entertainer €250 Best performance over the 4 days […]

Networking ‘Coffee Break’

All members are welcome to an informal ‘coffee/tea break’ where you can meet, chat and network with new people from the Skibbereen & District Business Community in a relaxed setting. WHEN: Thursday 24th May, 10.30am – 11.30am WHERE: Le Voyage, Bridge Street PRICE: FREE (pls bring along any non members that might be interested in […]

Successful First Breakfast Meeting

Many thanks to those who attended last week’s Breakfast Briefing on how to use the internet to promote your business more effectively. Thanks also to the Riverside Café for hosting the event and also to Granite Consulting for delivering the presentation. If anyone has any suggestions on topics they would like to see covered at […]

The 4 Of Us Concert.

Popular Irish band The 4 of Us will entertain the crowds on Sunday in the town square from 6-8pm with their most famous hits “Mary” and “She hits Me”, there new album has been noted as their best yet described in The Mail on Sunday, “Fingerprints boasts 12 tracks of immense quality…and this is the […]

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The town of Skibbereen is set for a St. Patrick’s weekend to remember with a host of events taking place this weekend. This year the festival parade will begin at 2.30pm on Ilen St. and continue to the town square, allowing more people to come along and enjoy the spectacle. “The Soul of the Southwest” […]

Skibbereen Lions Charity Dinner

This is the main fundraiser for the year. The dinner takes place at 7.30 p.m. Tickets are €40, are available from Clearys Pharmacy , Cahalanes Bar or by contacting Don Davis at 0870601723. Music and dancing by Mystic and a charity auction by auctioneer Morgan O Driscoll.

Skibbereen Christmas Parade

The Annual Skibbereen Christmas Parade takes place Friday 2nd December. The parade leaves the West Cork Hotel at 5pm and Santa Claus will be brought by the Fire Brigade to the Square. Comhaltas Ceoltoiri will perform and Santa Claus will turn on the lights in the Square with the Lord Mayor. He will then offically […]

Let Them Eat Cake!

The town of Skibbereen in West Cork is taking the advice of Marie Antoinette this Budget  Day with a unique “Let them Eat Cake” event. The feel good day is an attempt to banish all thoughts of the gloomy budget with a host of free special talks taking place in the Town Hall from 3pm. […]

Lapland comes to Skibbereen!

Santa’s Elves Descend on West Cork Town for Christmas Work! Lapland has moved to Skibbereen, West Cork this year with an influx of elves applying for work at Winter Wonderland in the town. Over 200 elves applied for seasonal work at what is being pitched as the ultimate Christmas experience for children and adults alike. […]

Skibbereen Lions Club Santa Run

Skibbereen Lions Club is organising a 5K Santa Run on Sunday 4th December from the GAA grounds Skibbereen at 2 p.m. €3/child. €5/adult. €10/family. Dressing rooms will be available and refreshments will be supplied afterwards. All proceeds shared between 4 national schools in Skibbereen. For more information contact Don Davis. 087/0601723

Skibbereen Fashion Show Fri 4th November

Skibbereen Business Association in association with sixth years from Mercy Heights, Skibbereen will host a one off fashion extravangaza in the West Cork Hotel on Friday 4th November at 8pm. The “Be Fashion Fabulous” event will exhibit the very best of local fashion, supported by Skibbereen’s local fashion stores, hairdressers and beauticians. The night will […]

Skibb Beer Fest – Bank Holiday Weekend

Join the trail and win 3,000 Euro! Live Music Street Entertainment Fancy Dress Parade Halloween Parties Inter Pub Fancy Dress Vintage Day Monday Loads of Prizes!!!! [separator] October Bank Holiday – Friday 28th – Monday 31st Pub Trail Friday: 7pm-11pm, Saturday: 6pm-10pm Register before 7pm Friday/6pm Saturday at any of the following bars: Kearney’s Well […]