History of Skellig Michael
A group of remarkable men ventured into the open ocean off Southwest Ireland determined to build a monastery on one of the most extraordinary locations on earth. Our Visitor Centre will teach you about the hardship these monks had to endure during their time on Skellig Michael
You can learn about the building of the Lighthouses on Skellig Michael, the hardship which lighthouse families had to endure and the work of lighthouse men during that period of time.
Seabirds and Sea Life
Here at our Visitor Centre we will teach you all about the wonderful sea life that exists on the Skellig Islands. You will learn the exciting traits of each bird that travels thousands of miles to nest on Skelligs each year.