Uillinn is our centre for the arts for West Cork. We are located in the heart of Skibbereen, just off the main street. We opened in this location in January 2015 and have an amazing array of exhibitions, events and courses running throughout the year. Uillinn was officially opened by President Michael D. Higgins on 11 June 2015.
Admission to Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre is FREE, we have a voluntary donation box if you would like to support us and our programmes. We also have lots of free events during the year.
Our Opening Hours
Monday to Saturday
10.00am to 4.45pm daily
Closed Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays
WE ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19 but we are using our social media to keep connected with you, please follow us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter for regular activities, images and updates.
The Coffee Shop at Uillinn
Monday to Saturday 10am-5pm
The Coffee Shop is currently CLOSED due to COVID-19 but will reopen when it is possible.
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 at Uillinn) 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 beyond. Please contact us to ensure a wheelchair accessible space is available for your desired event or if you have any other accessibly issues or requirements.
Both of our galleries and The UCC and Bollinger Family space are fitted with an Induction Loop System to assist those with hearing impairment.
We welcome Guide Dogs.
There are baby changing facilities in our ground floor bathrooms.
Telephone 028 22090
The closest car park to us is The Town Car Park 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. If you think you will need to park for longer than this then please use the Fairfield Car Park as this has unlimited parking.
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.
Uillinn located on the Caol Stream photograph by Emma Jervis