Visiting West Cork Arts Centre exhibitions is FREE, although we do have a voluntary donation box if you would like to support us and our programmes. Charges apply to special events & performances and can be purchased online, by phone or in person.

Monday to Saturday, 10.00am to 4.30pm
Closed Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays. 
Closed Public Holidays including Thursday 17 March (St. Patrick's Day) and Friday 18 March 2022
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Sharon's View at the Uillinn Café
Monday 9 am to 4pm
Tuesday to Saturday 9 am to 5 pm
See here for further information on the Coffee Shop


West Cork Arts Centre is a wheelchair accessible venue. There are wheelchair ramps to the right of the building (The Porch) and the left of the building (the courtyard of The Coffee Shop) which lead directly into Reception and The James O'Driscoll Gallery.
There is an internal lift to bring patrons from the ground floor up to Gallery II and all floors beyond.
Both of our galleries and The UCC and Bollinger Family space are fitted with an Induction Loop System
Accessible gender-neutral bathrooms on all levels
Quiet room availability on request
Our staff are trained in Dementia Friendly welcome
High contrast and braille signage on each level
Floor plan and images can be found on our website HERE

Welcome artist and public to contact us to help us address any specific needs

The closest car park to us is The Town Car Park (see map below) which is situated to the rear of Field's SuperValu, there is a 2 hour parking limit in this and on the streets around us. The closest parking space in The Town Car Park reserved for persons with a Disability and Age Friendly, are approximately 50meters from the venue main access door with footpath all the way.

If you think you will need to park for longer than this then please use the Fairfield Car Park as this has unlimited parking. This is approximate 2min walk. Persons requiring a close by disability or Age Freindly parking space for longer than 2 hours, please contact staff in advance and we will make arrangements.

General Our guided tours are available for special interest groups including schools, colleges and adult education. The guided tour will pull together connections and meaning from distinct parts of our exhibitions. Every tour is different. At present we are researching and working through procedures to reintroduce tours to our galleries in a safe manner. 

School Tours We work closely with the West Cork Education Centre to bring you relevant creative and educational experiences. We invite primary and second level schools to engage with our exhibition, performance, dance and residency programmes throughout the year. 

In the Picture Dementia Friendly Gallery Programme We invite people with dementia and their carers to visit, look and experiment with others in a safe and welcoming environment. These specially designed sessions are facilitated by professional artists. If you are thinking of coming along, you can talk through any ideas, thoughts or concerns with the facilitators before your visit. Service is €10 and includes suitable refreshments. The service is free to Arts for Health participants.

For information on tailored tours for your group please contact us on 028 22090, or email

West Cork Arts Centre
Uillinn, Skibbereen, Co Cork
P81 VW98
028 22090

Access supports: or call or leave a voice message on 02822090

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We would like to make our visitors aware that CCTV is in operation at Uillinn at all times. Any enquiries regarding this should be sent to the Data Controller, West Cork Arts Centre, Uillinn, Skibbereen, Co.Cork, P81 VW98. You can also read our Data Protection Policy.

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Uillinn located on the Caol Stream photograph by Emma Jervis
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