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As part of the Skibbereen Arts Festival, our friends at the Skibbereen Heritage Centre will run two guided walks over the weekend of 28th-30th July. Lough Hyne – archaeology, history and folklore – 28th July, 2pm A two hour walk around Lough Hyne with Terry Kearney. Meet at the base of Knockomagh Hill. Walking tour of […]


The West Cork History Festival – what is it and why do we do it? The West Cork History Festival is five years old in 2021. In it, we try to bring people who research and write about history together with a public audience of informed and interested people. The festival is still in its […]


The West Cork History Festival takes place in the grounds of Rosebank, formerly the dower house of the Liss Ard estate, less than a mile outside Skibbereen in West Cork. Our full address is: Rosebank Russagh Castletownshend Road Skibbereen County Cork P81 HF61 Ireland +353 (0)87 356 1871 westcorkhistoryfestival@gmail.com Food & Drink Excellent West Cork […]