The Skibbereen and District Historical Society's 12th Journal will be launched in the West Cork Hotel on Saturday, 28 May at 7 p.m. by Mr. Jim O'Keefe, TD for West Cork for many years. The Journal is an eclectic mix of 18 articles of local, national and international interest.  This historically significant centenary is reflected in many of the articles.  The Journal is a valuable overview of persons, places and events in our past.
The Journal will widely available at a cost of €12.

All are welcome, and light refreshments will be served.


The Skibbereen and District Historical Society

     The Society is based in Skibbereen, County Cork, Ireland.  The Society    was founded in January 2002, after two month's preparation, with the aim of encouraging interest in the history of West Cork and the Skibbereen area in particular.

    The Society organises talks on various historical topics, and these talks are normally held in the West Cork Hotel, Skibbereen, on the last Thursday of the month.  Field trips to historical sites are also organised during the summer.

    The Society is a voluntary non-profiting making organisation and is affiliated to the Federation of Local History Societies.



Maura Cahalane (Chairman): +353-28-21751:

Niall O'Mahony (Hon. Secretary): +353-28-21895:


Skibbereen Heritage Centre

Skibbereen Town website

Cork Historical and Archaeological Society
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