July 2015

Olden Ways Celebrated on Whiddy Island

whiddy school

Whiddy islanders are inviting visitors to celebrate the island’s past with a weekend of activities at the island’s Olden Ways Festival (11th-12th July). Whiddy gained national coverage this year with the broadcast of TV3’s acclaimed.... [read more]

June 2015

Bere Island Midsummer Run 2015

Bere Island Midsummer Run

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

May 2015

The West Cork Islands Festival 2015 (June 13th-14th)

West Cork Islands Festival 2015

Summer begins on the islands with the West Cork Islands Festival Weekend this June 13th-14th. The festival kicks off what will be a wonderful summer of walks, heritage events, stories and laughter. With a West.... [read more]

May 2015

Summer on Heir (Hare) Island!

If you want to spend the summer on the water, then Heir Island (Hare) is the place to be! Home to the renowned Heir Island Sailing School, and a haven for sailors and kayakers, this.... [read more]

May 2015

Summer on Whiddy Island!

Whiddy Island is just a short ferry ride from Bantry town, and its the perfect spot for walks with gorgeous views across Bantry Bay and the Beara and Sheep’s Head peninsulas. Bantry’s walking festival kicks.... [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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