Ilen river Skibbereen

The River Ilen- at the heart of Skibbereen

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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Skibbereen's Hidden Walks

Skibbereen’s Hidden 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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Skibbereen's Marvellous Megaliths

Skibbereen’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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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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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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