We would like to sincerely acknowledge the financial contributions made by individuals, families, and friends of St.Fachtna's Silver Band. Without your support, it's maintenance would be impossible.
If you would like to contribute to, or join the band, please contact us

Tuesday 31 October 2017

We welcome new members.

Ever felt the need to learn an instrument? We are looking for additional members in both our Junior and Senior Bands. If you would like an opportunity to learn an exciting new instrument and want a social environment to learn in, please contact Ewan (0894298852), Jacinta (0861099479) or Pat (0872559302), to see what we can offer. Our band is an important part of the Skibbereen town and surrounding community and it is with the commitment of our members that we are able to perform at local festivals and engagements.
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Saturday 14 October 2017

   Celebration of the Skibbereen Food Festival and our Musical Director 2017

Celebrating the final day of the Skibbereen Food Festival 2017 in Skibbereen and one of the first outings for our new musical director Mick Long.
A great day was had by all, enjoying the ambiance and local cuisine. The event was a huge success and well attended by the townspeople and visitors alike.
We hope to see you all again next year.
                                                   Food Festival Launch 2017

To Celebrate the launch of the Skibbereen Food Festival Programme the members of St Fachtna's Silver Band held a performance outside Kalbos in the Skibbereen Art Centre.

The weather was fabulous on the day and we delivered an hour of fantastic music complementing the food to the attendees and passing public.

Clonakilty Band Championship 2017

Both Junior and Senior Bands represented us well in the Clonakilty Band Championships this year (2017). Their programme was as follows:

Senior Band - Power of Love, South Rampart Street Parade, Blaze Away and Amazing Grace

Junior Band - Prelude and March by Stuart Johnson, The Lion King and Mairseal

This is the second time we have been able to enter 2 bands in the competition. A great achievement by us all.