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Things to do in Skibbereen

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
History Museum
“This heritage centre concentrates on Skibbereen's history especially around the time of the famine”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Small but perfectly formed. Great food and service. Often open from morning til evening but check their Facebook page for more information.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 2 locals recommend
Gift Shop
“Great personal service. Stunning handbags, scarves, leather good and jewellery. Irresistible.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Postal Town
“Has a beautiful open market every Saturday in the Old Mart that is well worth a look.Every week at our Market you can find a brilliant range of fresh local produce, including fruit & vegetables, herbs, plants, eggs & honey, preserves, bread, cakes, organic meat, cheese, fish and shellfish.In addition, the Market is the source of a diverse selection of quality local art & crafts, and provides a great hunting-ground for collectors of antiques, books and bric-a-brac.Bookmark this website and check back soon for more information about the Market - or pop in and see us one Saturday - you’ll be sure to find something interesting! Loads of little cafe's and such a colourful town. Well worth a look.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“The Corner Bar in Skibbereen is a must for experiencing the best in local traditional Irish Music at weekends and Mondays. Check their Facebook page for the latest news.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Grocery Store
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“I never tire of shopping for groceries in Fields. The range of local fresh produce is superb. Wines galore, a huge array of fresh fruit and veg, their own bakery, a large isle dedicated to health foods and a cheese section to die for make this a shop a must for all of your essentials and tasty treats too!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Route
  • 1 local recommends
Hotel
“A unique co-operative of many local makers and artists. Its filled with lovely stuff for all budgets.”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
Bar
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Small but perfectly formed. Great food and service. Often open from morning til evening but check their Facebook page for more information.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
  • 1 local recommends

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