West Cork Offer

Summer Country Show at The West Cork Hotel

The West Cork Hotel is delighted to announce the Summer Country Show on May 26th.

With Musical Legends such as Declan Nerney, Paddy O' Brien, Patrick O' Sullivan, Kathy Durkin, Louise Morrisey & John Hogan - we can guarantee a night of great music, great entertainment and great craic.

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What's on in West Cork?

Festivals and Events in West Cork 

West Cork is abundant with festivals planned throughout the year to suit everyone’s tastes. Below you can find a list of all local events with description and relevant links. If you have any questions feel free to contact us. Also check our things to do in West Cork page for a range of great activities. If you can't make up your mind this list of the top 10 things to do in West Cork will help you decide.





April 29th - May 2nd Ballydehob Jazz Festival Ballydehob Jazz Festival
May 25th - May 29th Fastnet Film Festival, Schull Schull, West Cork
June 10th - June 12th Michael Dwyer Festival (Trad Music) Allihies 
June 17th - June 19th Fastnet Maritime and Folk Festival, Ballydehob Ballydehob
June 24th - 3rd July 2022 Chamber Music Festival Bantry
June 25th Bantry Midsummer Multicultural Festival Bantry
July 4th - July 7th South of Ireland Band Championships Clonakilty
July 8th-15th West Cork Literary Festival Bantry
July 15th - August 11th Fit-up Theatre Festival                   Ballydehob
July 25th - July 26th


Skibbereen FeelGood Festival  

July 31st & August 1st West Cork Yoga Festival, Ballydehob Ballydehob
August 6th & 7th Schull Regatta Schull
August 6th - 7th West Cork History Festival Skibbereen
Sepetmber 2nd - September 4th Cape Clear Story-Telling Festival Online  
September 10th - September 18th Clonakilty International Guitar Festival Clonakilty
Oct 16th - 28th Skibbereen Arts Festival Skibbereen




Farmers Market every Saturday Skibbereen Farmers Market in Skibbereen town centre. Skibbereen
Gigs in Connollys in Leap. Leap
Drimoleague Heritage Walkways.
Free weekly guided walk. Gather at the Railway Yard Carpark in Drimoleague Village every Tuesday for a 6.30pm start. Each walk will be a different route and will last between 1-2 hours. All walks will suite most abilities and are FREE. To confirm and for more info call Mike O Sullivan on: 087 7641420
Drimoleague Village


For places to stay in West Cork, choose our county cork hotel for your base when discovering the many festivals planned. 

For hotels near Schull, hotels near Baltimore West Cork, or hotels near Bantry, when you stay at the West Cork Hotel in Skibbereen you immediately place yourself at the hub of West Cork. 

To relax and unwind after sampling the various festivals and events that West Cork has to offer for pubs in Skibbereen, the Ilen Bar offers visitors and locals alike the perfect place to catch up and switch off.