Open Evening and Music Seisiún

Venue: Skibbereen Heritage Centre, Old Gasworks Building, Upper Bridge Street
Town: Skibbereen
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Phone: 028 40900
Open Evening and Music Seisiún


All ages event | Wheelchair accessible

Skibbereen Heritage Centre will have an open evening on Culture Night between 6 – 8pm where its exhibitions will be free of charge. Skibbereen Comhaltas will give a performance  at 6:30pm of music and dance in the Courtyard.

The Famine Story Exhibition – Learn about the Famine of the 1840s when one million Irish people died and at least another million and a half emigrated. Skibbereen became infamous as one of the worst affected areas in all of Ireland. The true enormity of the national tragedy is revealed through Skibbereen’s Famine stories.

Lough Hyne Exhibition – Discover Ireland’s first Marine Nature Reserve and unique salt-water lake. Find out about the history, folklore and formation of this renowned natural phenomenon at Skibbereen Heritage Centre’s Lough Hyne exhibition.

Music and Dancing Seisiún – Come along and enjoy a music session with the Skibbereen Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann group who will give a musical and dance performance in the Courtyard of Skibbereen Heritage Centre at 6:30pm in celebration of Culture Night 2017.