The River Ilen

The River Ilen

The River Ilen is at the heart of Skibbereen, the largest settlement on the river. The Ilen rises five hundred metres up on Mullaghmesha Mountain ...
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Off The Beaten Track: Hidden Skibbereen Walks

Off The Beaten Track: Hidden Skibbereen Walks

There are a number of well-known walking trail guides available here in the Tourist Office, but there are also a number of other beautiful trails ...
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The Skibbereen Area's Marvellous Megaliths

The Skibbereen Area’s Marvellous Megaliths

West Cork has many megaliths (stone monuments) and the Skibbereen area is no exception. These stone monuments- from stone circles and forts to funeral stones, ...
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West Cork's Incredible Islands

West Cork’s Incredible Islands

The coastline of West Cork has numerous beautiful islands, each somewhat of a treasure in their own right. Easily accessible from Skibbereen town, each of ...
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Skibbereen Area Beaches (Not To Miss)

Skibbereen Area Beaches (Not To Miss)

Please note that while all beaches listed are generally considered safe for swimming, conditions permitting, lifeguards are on duty only at Tragumna. Please swim responsibly- ...
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My Town My Plan: Skibbereen 27th May

My Town My Plan: Skibbereen 27th May

West Cork Hotel 7.00 til 9.00 pm on Mon 27th May  FREE This is an open meeting for anyone interested in the future of the ...
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"The Future of Skibbereen" May 16th

“The Future of Skibbereen” May 16th

An open discussion about Skibbereen and its future The Chamber of Commerce invites everyone to an open discussion about our town at the Eldon Hotel ...
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Walks Around Skibbereen Town

Walks Around Skibbereen Town

ABBEY LOOP WALK Moderate Loop Walk • Distance: 4.3bm Total Climb: 60m • Time: 1 to Ihr 15min Terrain: roadside footpaths, public part?, quiet roads ...
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Elemental opens Saturday 12 January at Uillinn - A Perfect Saturday Outing for all the family

Elemental opens Saturday 12 January at Uillinn – A Perfect Saturday Outing for all the family

A perfect Saturday outing for all the family, come along to Uillinn this Saturday 12 January at 2.00pm for the opening of our first exhibition ...
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Hot off the Press!! 2019 West Cork History Festival taking place from 8-11 August 2019

Hot off the Press!! 2019 West Cork History Festival taking place from 8-11 August 2019

The 2019 West Cork History Festival will take place from 8-11 August 2019. In the meantime, you can listen to many of the talks from their ...
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The Islands

The Islands

There are many islands to explore near to Skibbereen.  Across the harbour from Baltimore the West Cork coastline merges into the myriad islands and rocky ...
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