Ann Martin

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Local artist Ann Martin has lived in the area since the early ’90s. Originally from the States she settled here and has enthralled us with wonderful depictions of our community, highlighting it with humanity and humour. She is currently working on a mural in Hackett’s where she is capturing the essence of this establishment!

  1. Her favourite view is seeing the comfortable social interactions on the street – especially on an early evening in the summer – with some jazz piano in the background.
  2. She wishes she had taken up musical improvisation 10 years ago.
  3. Given a couple of spare hours she would eat well, drink well and then browse the charity shops.
  4. Definitely Murphy’s
  5. The best night out – New Year’s Eve when all the young folk have returned, girls impossibly dressed, guys casual – the mellow atmosphere of a night of reminiscing and catching up.
  6. At 5 she wanted to be a cowboy, or a superhero – she still wants that!

What is it about Schull and the Mizen that attracts people here? Who are the people who populate this quirky little village on the edge of Europe? Why do they come? How do they find us? What do they DO?

Here they tell their stories, responding to the same questions they all have very different answers.

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WHERE TO GO

Local History

Rich remains span the centuries, from the Neolithic period portal dolmen tomb on the Schull/Goleen road, down through... 

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WHAT TO DO

Skibbereen Heritage Centre

Skibbereen – The Famine Story Exhibition Learn about the Great Famine of the 1840s when over one million... 

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WHAT’S HAPPENING

August 2018

Schull at it’s busiest! The village is buzzing with visitors, the harbour filled with yachts, kayaks, dingies and... 

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WHERE TO SHOP

Pebbles

Pebbles has beautiful Irish knitwear throughout the year, and Irish clothing labels. We also have fabulous exciting collections... 

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