Office: 028-22828, Open: Tues, Wed, Thurs from 10.00am to 12.00.

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Catholic Faith Communities of Skibbereen, Rath and the Islands

Parish Office

Opening Hours:

Tuesday and Wednesday mornings from  10 am - 12 noon.

Please contact Margaret in advance by leaving a message

on 028 22828 or email and she will respond to your request during office hours.

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Priests: Skibbereen and Rath and the Islands Parishes:

Fr Michael Kelleher, Adm. 028 22878,

Fr Evin O’Brien, 028 22877

Priest on Duty this week

Fr Evin - Emergency only call Number: 086-7852262

Notifications of anniversaries:

Please place these in the Sacristy letter box.

Child Safeguarding:

Contact Telephone: (00353) 0 28 22828 (Parish Office)

    Skibbereen –  Jacinta Crowley, Theresa Hickey, Eileen Ryan

    Rath        -    Maura Collins, Dee Griffiths & Siobhan O’Brien,

Parish Pastoral Assemblies:

Contact Telephone: (00353) 0 28 22828 (Parish Office)

    Skibbereen: -  

     Chair; Anita Henderson; Vice Chairperson: Dolores Ruane;       Secretary – Clare Gallagher.

     Rath and the Islands: -

     Chair - Chair – Maeve Devlin; Secretary – Annette Cadogan.

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Find us! Locations of principal churches.

Seipeal Naomh Chiarain,

Oilean Cleire.

Sacred Heart Church, Rath,

(near Baltimore)

St Mona’s Church, Sherkin Island

Picture by Robbie Murphy

St. Vincent de Paul: Local contact telephone: 087-9182698

Alcoholics Anonymous: Daily meetings in Skibbereen  for information telephone 087-6114946

Prevention Helpline: 1800 742 745 is a free phone help-line open daily from 6.00pm — 10.00 pm for people who are feeling suicidal or equally for a family member or friend who is concerned about someone.

Living Links: Supporting the relatives and other survivors of suicide: Tom Corcoran 085-2445575,

West Cork Women against Violence: Helpline: 1800 203 136

West Cork Carers Support Group: The Round Tower, Main Street, Bantry, Tel; 027-53848. Are you looking after a dependant family member, neighbour or friend?  Check for support, courses and advice.

West Cork Pregnancy Crisis Counseling: Telephone 1850 252 359 for an appointment with Counselor

The Legion of Mary: Meet on Monday evenings at 7.30pm in St. Vincent de Paul Rooms, Market Street.

Family and Historical matters, try Skibbereen Heritage Centre:

Upper Bridge St., Telephone 028-40900,

Email:  or click this button  

South Doc: 1850 335 999



← Cork and Ross Diocese:

←  Vatican:

←  Accord:   5 Main Street, Bantry, Tel: 027-50272

←  Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference:

Permanent Diaconate:

Catholic Bishops Cork and Ross Diocese Vatican Accord Skibbereen Heritage Centre Back to the top

Contact us!

Parishes Office:

Secretary: Margaret Murphy

The Presbytery, Cork Road, Skibbereen, Co Cork, Ireland

Telephone: 028-22828,

Open: Tues, and Wed, from 10.00am to 12.00 noon

Please telephone to arrange a time before

you arrive!

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Fr Michael Kelleher, Administrator,   Telephone: 028-22878

No 2 The Presbytery, Cork Road, Skibbereen, Co Cork

Fr Evin Telephone: 028-22878

No 1 The Presbytery, Cork Road, Skibbereen, Co Cork