Visit the West Cork Islands and see all they have to offer, at the West Cork Islands ‘Festival June 15th & 16th 2013 Be an islander for the weekend. Enjoy reduced rates on ferries/cable car activities, services and accommodation. Jump on a ferry or the cable car at islander rates and join us on: Bere, Dursey, Garnish, Heir, Long, Oileán Chléire (Cape Clear), Sherkin & Whiddy Island. Come and explore the islands, experience island life, enjoy activities and fun events for all the family, while sampling the local culinary delights. Or just simply ramble around and immerse yourself in a tranquil island atmosphere. West Cork Islands Festival 2013.... [read more]
Bere Island Midsummer Run 2013
The Bere Island Mid Summer Run is a 5 and a 10 K road race and a 5K walk 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 second Bere Island run. The entry fee is €20 for both the 5 & 10 K run (€5 for 10 to 14 year olds for the 5K run). 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 and also some senior categories. Come along and enjoy the weekend and stay on the Island, please check out www.bereisland.net if you prefer walking you can also try out our 5K walk which is suitable for everyone. Entry for the walk can also be taken on the day and special deals are available for families.