Skibbereen Heritage Centre

Places to See | Co. Cork, Ireland



The Heritage Centre is located in the award winning, beautifully restored Old Gasworks Building, in Skibbereen, one of West Cork’s most picturesque towns, in itself a place to visit in Co Cork.

This exhibition commemorates the tragic period in the 1840s that is known in Irish History as the Great Hunger. Skibbereen, along with many areas of the west, was very badly affected losing up to a third of its population to hunger, disease and emigration.

Address: Skibbereen Heritage Centre, Old Gas Works, Upper Bridge Street, Skibbereen, Co. Cork, Ireland


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