Listen to the voices of the era as they guide you around the sites in Skibbereen that have direct links to the Great Hunger.
Experience the tragedy in the places where the stories unfolded and hear directly from the people who experienced it in West Cork.
Local actors (including Jeremy Irons) portray the voices of Dr Dan Donovan, Lord Dufferin and others as they describe what they experienced during the terrible years of the Irish Potato Famine.
Listen to a segment of the app HERE
Visit our exhibition at Skibbereen Heritage Centre
to learn more about the Great Irish Famine.
Gain an insight into the major events of the Great Famine in Ireland
from the experiences of the people of Skibbereen.
A map of Skibbereen’s Famine heritage sites showing buildings and streets
that have direct links to this tragic time.
Short video clips showing Famine sites in Skibbereen.