August 2014

Fish Filleting and Smoking Course

A Fish Filleting & Smoking Course with Hal Dawson will be held on Bere Island from Wednesday 24th – Saturday 27th September. The 5-day course holds a credit towards the full FETAC Level 5 Manual.... [read more]

August 2014

Bere Island Parkrun

A new and unusual weekly 5k run is being added to the Cork running calendar, as Bere Island becomes the venue for Ireland’s latest parkrun event. The parkrun will be open to runners, joggers and walkers every.... [read more]

August 2014

Heir Island Regatta 2014

THURSDAY 14 AUGUST 2014 (Weather permitting*) Skipper’s Briefing at Sailing School – 14:30 Provisional Start – 15:30 Award Ceremony – 17:30, Barbeque and refreshments!!!!   Entry Fee as below  -  payable at Briefing   Start.... [read more]

July 2014

Cape Clear Island International Storytelling Festival

Cape Clear is home to one of Ireland’s most distinctive and best-loved festivals: the Cape Clear Island International Storytelling Festival (5th-7th September 2014). The festival celebrates one of the world’s oldest art forms, and brings.... [read more]

July 2014

Bere Island Walking Weekends

Bere Island, Co Cork is holding a series of Walking Weekends this autumn! The first will be held on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st September 2014, with another taking place on 25th-26th October.  On a mellow autumn afternoon,.... [read more]

July 2014

Bere Island Festival

This year’s Bere Island Festival takes place from Saturday 2nd August – Sunday 10th August, with a wide variety of events, watersports and live music on offer to entertain locals and visitors alike. Saturday August.... [read more]

July 2014

Whiddy’s Food Festival Celebrates the Sea

Whiddy Island plays host to an exciting food festival this weekend as the Bank House on Whiddy joins forces with the Frank Moynihan cookery school to celebrate local food at the inaugural ‘Symphony of the.... [read more]

June 2014

Bere Island Midsummer Run

The third Bere Island midsummer run is taking place on July 12th. Full details are here.... [read more]

June 2014

Whiddy Island Commemorates American

American and Irish naval personnel and historians will join veterans and visitors on Bantry Bay’s Whiddy Island this June, to remember a World War One airman who died on patrol from the island’s American airbase.... [read more]

June 2014

Thanks to all who visited the Islands

A huge thank you to all that visited the Islands over the West Cork Islands festival last weekend. .... [read more]

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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