Heritage & Culture

Skibbereen Arts Centre

West Cork Arts Centre was established in 1985 in Skibbereen, Co. Cork. It is a publicly funded arts ...
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Origins of Skibbereen

The Origins of Skibbereen Skibbereen (population c. 2,000) is a vibrant market town serving a large hinterland. The town ...
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Top Ten Facts

Top 10 Facts about Skibbereen 1. The name “Skibbereen” is thought to have derived from ‘skiff’, a type of ...
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Genealogy Service

Genealogy Service at Skibbereen Heritage Centre Genealogy service for the greater West Cork area by appointment with our ...
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Lough Hyne & Visitor Centre

Lough Hyne Visitor Centre at Skibbereen Heritage Centre Discover Ireland’s first Marine Nature Reserve and unique salt-water lake ...
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Heritage Centre

Enjoy a visit to Skibbereen Heritage Centre, located in the award-winning Old Gasworks Building which overlooks the River ...
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The Great Famine – an Gorta Mór

The Great Famine – an Gorta Mór Skibbereen was devastated by the Great Famine of the 1840s. As one ...
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