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Uillinn West Cork Arts Centre
Skibbereen, Co. Cork
Rainy days
Family friendly
Uillinn West Cork Arts Centre is a purpose built building for the arts in Skibbereen, County Cork. It comprises of two contemporary galleries, three artist studios, work space, and a multi purpose area for dance, performance, film and lectures. It also has a café and courtyard.

Uillinn West Cork Arts Centre in County Cork, is a hub of arts activity right in the heart of Skibbereen, with a number of programmes and events every week. Its two main galleries house contemporary art exhibitions that intrigue and inspire, presenting artwork by local, national and international artists. They also provide a programme of guided tours, gallery talks and free gallery resources, such as the Discovery Box for families and children's activity sheets.

The three artist studios provide space for Irish and international artists to work on site and to meet the public. The Dance Residency brings top class contemporary dancers, choreographers, performers and musicians to Uillinn to develop new work and present it to the public throughout the year.

The vibrant and diverse education programme enriches the visitor experience through workshops, masterclasses, dance and discussion platforms, while encouraging equality of access for people of all ages and cultures. Many of the programmes and events are free of charge.

Relax and enjoy a delicious coffee and cake in the sunny, sheltered courtyard courtesy of Kalbos at Uillinn. West Cork Arts Centre has something for everyone.

Why we like it
  • Suitable for all ages with many of the events free of charge.
  • Provides guided tours, gallery talks, classes, workshops, performances and more.
  • The café and courtyard on site provide refreshment and relaxation.
Tips from locals

Find out how the Great Famine affected this part of West Cork at the Skibbereen Heritage Centre.

Contact details
Uillinn, Marsh, Skibbereen, Co. Cork, P81 VW98, Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend planning to spend 30 minutes to 1 hour here.

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