FESTIVALS & EVENTS IN SKIBBEREEN

The Fureys West Cork Hotel, Skibbereen – Sunday 27th January

Legends of Irish music & song The FUREYS, renowned for their hit songs ‘I will love you’, ‘When you were ...
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2018 Skibbereen Walking Festival 28th- 30th September

All roads lead to and from Skibbereen this September when the second Walking Festival takes place on the 28th 29th ...
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Make sure you don’t miss the West Cork History Festival – 16th to 19th August

Find out more about the upcoming West Cork History Festival which following the success of last year’s inaugural festival promises ...
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Glandore Classic Boat Summer School – July 21st / 22nd

This year the Glandore Classic Boat Summer school will be opened by the author and explorer Tim Severin author of ...
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Unique opportunity to view poignant exhibition in Skibbereen from 20th July

Coming Home: Art and the Great Hunger - Skibbereen - 20 July to 13 October 2018 Coming Home: Art and ...
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Poignant New Exhibition for Skibbereen – Coming Home: Art and the Great Hunger

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University (IGHM) intends to send its acclaimed art collection to Ireland in 2018. As ...
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Don’t miss the inaugural Skibbereen Walking Festival September 23rd and 24th

All roads lead to and from Skibbereen this September when the first Walking Festival takes place on the 23rd and ...
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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, ...
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Skibbereen celebrates the centenary in 2016 by commemorating 1916 on St Patrick’s Day.

All roads lead to Skibbereen in 2016 for the annual St Patrick’s Day Parade which this year is themed “Celebrating ...
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Skibbereen… the perfect base to explore West Cork!

Skibbereen is the ‘hub’ of West Cork and an ideal base from which to discover the delights that the area has to offer. This bustling market town has so much to offer including; world class food, unique shops, live music and all only 5 kms from the nearest beach. Thankfully, the advance of commercialism hasn’t yet reached Skibbereen and the town still retains its local, colourful and friendly feel.

Why not check out our accommodation listing and make your next holiday, an unforgettable adventure, in Skibbereen; the Spirit of West Cork. Please click below for events that are on in Skibbereen and neighbouring areas:

How to use Events Calendar:

  1. Use the blue arrows, top-left, to scroll through the guide month-to-month or week-to-week.
  2. You can use the “Month” tab, top-middle, to see a Month Grid view of events.


Please note: Festivals and events are subject to change it is the onus of the visitor to cross check times and dates before arrival.