Re-opening – Tuesday Apr 28th

Our first session of 2020 will now be in April, public health permitting. Do sign up for our mailing list to stay tuned. Meanwhile please enjoy some of our speakers contributions published here

Coming Up in 2020


Estelle Birdy

Estelle Birdy – Speakeasy October 29th 8.00pm

Hugh Bradley at the Speakeasy

Comedians and poets – 24th September

Skibbereen Speakeasy


The Speakeasy Sessions are a spoken word event


Last Tuesday of each month 8.00pm til 11pm


The Tanyard, Main Street, Skibbereen   


Spoken word performers of every kind are welcome. Whether you are a poet, a rapper, a story-teller, a writer, actor, puppeteer, a giver of speeches, a comedian – or just someone with something interesting to say, a warm welcome awaits you.How? To reserve a slot at one of our gigs, please complete the booking form here.

Spoken word in Skibbereen



Jim by Philomena Barry

Jim- a poem by Philomena Barry

Jaki Mc Carrick

An excerpt from The Jailbird by Jaki McCarrick

A story by Nick Smith: My Father.