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Here on the Skellig Coast of Co. Kerry, at the South West corner of Ireland, we are known for our tenacity,

muinín
Muinína mindset of calm assured confidence

and grit. The kind of grit that reaches for opportunity.

Our visitor experience and distillery is located right on the Coastline, where the mountains meet the sea. The same wild landscape that motivated sixth century monks to establish a monastery 11km out in the Atlantic Ocean. From a small landing cove on a granite rock, they crafted six hundred and eighteen steps to reach their monastery of Skellig Michael.

This feat, their journey, inspires Skellig Six18 today.

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Our
Distillery

We are proud to breathe new life into this former factory, which also housed the Skellig boats in Winter. We work with local people to create something that truly represents who we are. We’re bringing Irish whiskey and craft gin home to Kerry. Discover what makes this location so special for distilling and follow the Skellig Six18 journey so far.

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Opening
Spring 2020

With stunning panoramic views of the Coast, our Distillery Visitor Experience is an epic stop along the Wild Atlantic Way. Be one of the first to discover how our Irish Artisan Gin is made here in our hometown of Cahersiveen. Learn about the distilling of Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey, our place, our people and what it truly means to enjoy the journey.

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Gift Cards

The Skellig Six18 Gift Card is a unique gift for the spirits enthusiast. It’s a perfect choice for anyone interested in Gin, Whiskey, Irish Craft Distilling and the Skellig Coast Region. Your recipient can use our digital Gift Cards for Skellig Six18 Gin and other gift-shop purchases at the Distillery. They can also be used to book Distillery Tours and Gin School classes.

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Our
Distillery

We are proud to breathe new life into this former factory, which also housed the Skellig boats in Winter. We work with local people to create something that truly represents who we are. We’re bringing Irish whiskey and craft gin home to Kerry. Discover what makes this location so special for distilling and follow the Skellig Six18 journey so far.

Read more

Opening
Spring 2020

With stunning panoramic views of the Coast, our Distillery Visitor Experience is an epic stop along the Wild Atlantic Way. Be one of the first to discover how our Irish Artisan Gin is made here in our hometown of Cahersiveen. Learn about the distilling of Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey, our place, our people and what it truly means to enjoy the journey.

Visit us

Buy
Gift Cards

The Skellig Six18 Gift Card is a unique gift for the spirits enthusiast. It’s a perfect choice for anyone interested in Gin, Whiskey, Irish Craft Distilling and the Skellig Coast Region. Your recipient can use our digital Gift Cards for Skellig Six18 Gin and other gift-shop purchases at the Distillery. They can also be used to book Distillery Tours and Gin School classes.

Buy now

Our Gin

A uniquely Irish craft gin that captures the essence of our home on the Skellig Coast. We’ve explored, foraged and collaborated for the best our land and sea has offer, rolling off the Atlantic Ocean to our woodland, to create a gin that we can make right here in our distillery in Cahersiveen. Come and taste it for yourself.

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Our Gin

A uniquely Irish craft gin that captures the essence of our home on the Skellig Coast. We’ve explored, foraged and collaborated for the best our land and sea has offer, rolling off the Atlantic Ocean to our woodland, to create a gin that we can make right here in our distillery in Cahersiveen. Come and taste it for yourself.

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Our
Inspiration

is finding the extraordinary in the ordinary

Joe McCrohan, Irish Farmer

Where many had to leave left, there are those who were lucky enough to stay. Standing proud on these lands that have seen so much over the years

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Regine Bartsch, Artist

There is a sense of peace, balance and serenity that surrounds artist Regine Bartsch and her studio in the old O’Neill’s hardware shop, on West Main Street, but don't underestimate this lady.

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Mike ‘Ironman’ Murphy, Irish Athlete

Mike “Iron Man” Murphy, proof that being a true champion is marching to the beat of your own drum. He spent his final years in a his simple home just outside Cahersiveen back amongst his neighbours.

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News & Events

Skellig Aonach Bia Event

Coastal Fizz Cocktail Recipe

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