Bere Island Heritage Bus Tour

Bere Island Heritage Bus Tours

Bere Island’s Heritage Bus tours give you a fantastic opportunity to learn about the fascinating history of this storied island in Bantry Bay. The island lies at the entrance to the magnificent Bantry Bay and.... [read more]

Walk on the West Cork Islands

West Cork Islands Walking

West Cork’s islands are home to a range of walks that encourage visitors to explore landscapes, seascapes, and communities on the westernmost edge of Europe. Walkers are spoilt for choice on Bere Island, with routes.... [read more]

Bere Island Midsummer Run 2015

Bere Island Midsummer Run

The 2015 Bere Island Midsummer Run (July 4th) is a 5 and a 10 K road race around the scenic roads of Bere Island, with views stretching from Whiddy Island to the USA.

The course is AAI licensed and measured with a Jones counter. This is the first road race on Bere Island. The entry fee is €20. Please note the race is not individually timed.

There will be after race entertainment etc. Prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd, for Male & Female in both categories, Come along and enjoy the weekend and stay on the Island, please check out if you prefer walking you can also try out our 5K walk which is suitable for everyone. Entry for the walk will be taken on the day and special deals are available for families.

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This year, the run forms part of the West Cork Islands Run Series. Why not sign up for each event and run the Wild Atlantic Way this summer?

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Video of the West Cork Islands

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Tourist info
    The West Cork islands make up a very special part of Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way.   You'll find 7 inhabited islands along the West Cork coastline, each home to a unique community and way of life. Whether you travel here by boat, or even via Ireland's only cable car, you'll be getting to unspoilt and beautiful islands with stunning views over the Atlantic Ocean and Ireland's dramatic coastline.

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Roaringwater Bay is disconcertingly named. In fact, the sheer volume of islands here act together to guarantee sheltered water in almost all weather conditions.