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Websites of Local Interest
Skibbereen Town Website Sponsored by Skibbereen & District Chamber of Commerce, this site contains a wealth of information on Skibbereen town and its surrounding area. 
  Skibbereen Famine Trail A booklet, produced by the Skibbereen Famine Committee, which describes the the Famine Trail they developed in Skibbereen.
Cork County Council Heritage Unit Information on the heritage of Cork County
West Cork Guide to events, activities, places to eat and much more.
West Cork Week Directory of activities and tourist information for West Cork
Information on the West Cork islands
Abbeystrewry Union of Parishes
Baltimore Information on Baltimore, West Cork.
Fuchsia Brands West Cork Branding Initiative
Skibbereen Fire Brigade Site
Skibbereen Bookshop Stocking books of local and general interest
Southern Star Newspaper Local Newspaper since 1889
Inspire Books Book publisher based in Skibbereen
mytown.ie Skibbereen Provides local news, weather, maps and attractions
Ireland's Holy Wells  Information on Holy Wells nationwide
Skibbereen Arts Festival  A full week of arts events running in July
Ripple  Organisation to foster development of the river Ilen
Fastnet Short Film Festival Exciting film festival running each May in Schull
Explore Skibbereen A website giving information on Skibbereen town
Winter Wonderland Visit Santa in Skibbereen!
Drimoleague Village Information on Drimoleague and its history
Heir Island Sailing School residential and day sailing, year round.
Discovering Cork A website guide to Cork city and county
  My Ireland Tour Travel Guide to Ireland
Local Hotels and Self Catering Accommodation
West Cork Hotel Family run hotel in Skibbereen- just across the road from Skibb Heritage Centre!
Inchydoney Island Lodge and Spa Lodge and Spa overlooking Inchydoney Beach
Casey's of Baltimore Family run hotel in Baltimore Village
Celtic Ross Hotel Situated in Rosscarbery Village
Quality Hotel Clonakilty
Westlodge Hotel Located one mile from Bantry town
Pier Holiday Homes self catering accommodation in Union Hall
McCarthys Irish Cottages and International Villas Self catering in Ireland and abroad
Tragretreat Self catering accommodation in nearby Tragumna
Inish Beg Self Catering Ireland Self Catering Holidays on a Magical Private Island Estate in West Cork with a Select Variety of Luxury Self Catering Accommodation
West Cork Holiday Haven Self-catering waterfront accommodation in Schull
Clona Holiday Homes  Excellent self catering accommodation in nearby Clonakilty
Cametringane Hotel Hotel in Castletownbere on the Beara peninsula
Ireland at Home Self catering accommodation in the West Cork area.
Self Catering in West Cork Beautiful self catering holiday properties available to rent in the West Cork region
Rent an Irish Cottage
Killarney Plaza and Spa 4 star luxury hotel in Killarney
Midleton Park Hotel East Cork hotel equipped with a health spa, wellness centre, conference & business centre and banqueting suites.
Kingsley Hotel 4 star accommodation overlooking the Weir on the River Lee in Cork City.
Rochestown Park 4 star luxury hotel and spa near to Cork City
Carlton Kinsale Hotel Located in West Cork's gourmet centre Kinsale
Travel Ireland Hotels Accommodation in Cork City throughout Cork County to book online
Perryville House Luxury BB in the Centre of Kinsale
Ireland Hotels Reservations Online Hotel Reservations in Ireland UK @hotelsvalued.com
Kerry Hotel Group with Killarney Towers and Killarney Avenue Hotel in Killarney Tower
Luxury 4 Star Castle Hotel & Leisure Centre Macroom Cork
Luxury 5 Star Hayfield Manor Hotel Cork City
Brandon Hotel Conference and Leisure Centre Tralee Kerry
Self Catering Park Place Apartments Killarney town centre Kerry
Trident Holiday Homes Offers a wide selection of self catering holiday homes.
The Holiday Cottages On line directory of self-catering accommodation in UK and Ireland
Manor House and County House Hotels
  The Maryborough Hotel & Spa Cork - Luxury Cork City Hotel
Maldron Hotel Cork
Cork International Cork International Airport Hotel
Vienna Woods Vienna Woods Hotel
Fota Island Hotel & Spa Luxury Hotels Ireland
Flynn - Imperial Hotel Imperial Hotel Cork City Centre
  Castlerosse Hotel in Killarney
  Annie May's Bed and Breakfast in Skibbereen town
  Self Catering Accommodation on Cape Clear Island
Famine Related Websites
Ireland's Great Hunger Museum Database Excellent digital database of primary source Famine material
Emory University Atlanta Information on how the Famine affected Skibbereen district.
National Archives of Ireland Historic government records for Ireland.
Grosse Ile and the Irish Memorial Information on Irish emigration to Canada
Connemara Heritage Centre Connemara Heritage & History Centre
Quinnipiac University's Great Hunger Museum
  Australian Orphan Girls Website Database of Irish orphans girls sent to Australia from Irish workhouses
  Cobh, The Queenstown Story. Exhibition on the Origins, History and Legacy of Cobh
Marine Websites
Lough Hyne Research UCC website on ongoing research at Lough Hyne
Inlands Waterways Association of Ireland
Atlantic Sea Kayaking Sea and river kayaking tours including Lough Hyne
Whale Watching in West Cork Whale and dolphins off the coast of West Cork
Remote Presence Underwater survey and inspection
Whale Watching in West Cork With Colin Barnes on the 'Holly Jo'
Genealogy Information
West Cork Graveyards Database Survey of 11 historic graveyards in West Cork
The Townlands of West Cork
Tithe Applotment Books Records from the 1820s relating to West Cork
Loan Funds of West Cork Records relating to pre and post Famine West Cork
Estate Records Tenant Records for the Wrixon Beecher Estate at Creagh, near Skibbereen
Fáilte Romhat excellent site giving Griffith's Valuation for West Cork and other genealogy information
"Skibb Girl's" website A treasure trove of information for anyone researching their family roots in West Cork
Mallow Heritage Centre excellent source of genealogy information for North Cork area
Cork and Ross Diocese Useful genealogy information for the parishes in Cork and Ross Diocese
RootsWeb.com Cork Home Page Information on genealogy for Cork County
Wolfe and Bryan Families of West Cork information on these, and other West Cork families
Casey & Finn Families Information on Casey, Finn and other local families
Casper Irish Irish pioneers in Casper, Wyoming
West Cork Genealogy Information on some West Cork families
Bandon Genealogy A website for researching ancestors from Bandon, West Cork
UK Geneology Interests Directory Family History Website 
BMD UK Births deaths and marriage records for the UK
Irish Roots Magazine Empowering readers to trace their Irish roots
Crowley Clan Website Information on the Crowley family
Diaspora.ie Find out about the Irish overseas
  US Military Genealogy Information
Miscellaneous Websites
Heritage Island Ireland's Heritage Marketing Group
Archaeology in the Classroom An introduction to archaeology for beginners
Culture Net information on Ireland's culture
Payless Car Hire Cork Airport
Ireland's Directory information on what is available in Ireland
Donal Keohane's Art Studio Artwork by renowned artist
Ireland Accommodation Escape into the green Irish countryside
AACarRental.com  Argus Rentals offering competitive rental cars in Ireland, Europe and many other locations.
Budget Rent-A-Car  hire car rates with tourist tips and safe driving advice.
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  Skibbereen Heritage Centre

  Old Gas Works, Upper Bridge Street, Skibbereen, Co. Cork, Ireland

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