Entries by Skibbereen & District Chamber of Commerce

Shiny Happy Skibbereen :-)

Check out the Shiny Happy Skibbereen video below, created by Sana Govender, which showcases the brilliant community effort and hard work undertaken by an energetic group of locals to “ spruce up” Bridge St in Skibbereen. Congratulations to all the organisers and volunteers involved in the makeover which makes Skibbereen even more attractive and a […]

Shiny Happy Skibbereen!

Skibbereen & District Chamber of Commerce and Skibbereen Tidy Towns are delighted to support the “SHINY HAPPY SKIBBEREEN” project which takes place this May Bridge St will be getting a “Spring Clean” on Sunday 25th May as part of a  pilot project, with more areas to follow, all helping Skibbereen look its best for visitors […]

The Skibbereen & District Chamber of Commerce are celebrating the County Fleadh Cheoil coming to Skibbereen over the weekend May 8th – 11th, with their sponsorship of prizes for a “Shop Window Competition” in the town.  This is your chance to get those creative juices flowing and show off the best of Skibbereen to our […]

Skibbereen Comhaltas

Skibbereen Comhaltas Annual Branch Féile Cheoil will take place on Sunday, March 16th in Rossa College.  Our competitions are open to everyone Under 16 so please spread the word to all your music friends! As Skibbereen Comhaltas are also hosting the County Fleadh in Skibbereen from May 8-11th this year, our Féile Cheoil is the […]

Memoir Writing Workshop – Lis Ard Country Estate 21st – 23rd March

Irene Graham, Author of The Memoir Writing Workbook, facilitates a Memoir Writing Workshop at Lis Ard Estate Fri 21 to Sun 23 March. Her workshops, renowned internationally, use right-brain/left-brain learning techniques that show the writer how to translate their life experiences into engaging stories. Starting with dinner at 6pm Fri evening, this workshop provides exercises […]

2013: Chamber Year In Review

  Skibbereen selected as one of the Driving Licence Renewal Centre locations and the only Cork county location Retail Training Programme and Events held during the year including “Creating a winning formula for Christmas” Cork South Ring road signage pointing the way to Skibb! Supporting Tidy Towns, who do such great work for the town, […]

Harvest Moon Music Festival, 6th – 8th September

There are ticketed and non-ticketed gigs in various locations around the village – Just follow the pints….and the music! Line -up  includes: The Saxy Lady Boys; The Ceili Allstars; John Walsh; Mongoose ; Seany K and friends; Wiggle;  the Eskies; Paul Tiernan and Tony Davis; JoJaris; Jim Murray and Richard Lucey; Rag Order; Camilla Griehsel […]

Backstage Performing Arts Adacemy for Skibbereen!

BACKSTAGE PERFORMING ARTS ACADEMY FOR WEST CORK  Backstage has been in existence for fifteen years and has a number of Performing Arts Academies throughout the country. The staff are a unique combination of teacher and performing arts practicioner, all well known in the industry and of the highest quality-as demonstrated to parents and students at […]