June 2015

Bere Island Midsummer Run 2015

Bere Island Midsummer Run

Bere Island Midsummer Run.... [read more]

August 2015

Find Peace at Bere Island’s Festival of Music and Silence

The second Bere Island Music & Silence Festival will take place on Bere Island this August, led by Laurence Freeman OSB. >A Benedictine monk, Laurence Freeman says, “There is an urgent need today to recover.... [read more]

August 2015

Heritage Week 2015 on the West Cork Islands

Heritage Week 2015

Heritage Week 2015 is a fantastic excuse to head out to the West Cork islands and find out about their often surprising stories with the help of local guides and expert historians Bere Island is.... [read more]

August 2015

Whiddy Island joins the Bantry Blueway

(see full-sized image here) Bantry Bay Blueway – part of an inviting network of water trails along the west coast of Ireland – is a new water-based trail that will tempt visitors out to visit.... [read more]

August 2015

Two Views from Sherkin Island – An August Art Exhibition

Art Exhibition Sherkin

Two artists from Sherkin Island will hold a joint exhibition of paintings at the Community Hall on Sherkin Island from Saturday 9th August until Saturday 22nd August. ‘Two Views’, opening at 2:30pm on 9th August,.... [read more]

August 2015

Heir Island Regatta 2015

Heir Island Regatta

Heir Island Regatta is a fixture on the West Cork sailing calendar and gives visitors a great chance to see sailing skills in use on West Cork’s Roaringwater Bay. Skipper’s Briefing at Sailing School –.... [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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