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]

May 2015

Summer on Sherkin Island!

West Cork’s Sherkin Island is known as the artists’ isle, and there are exhibitions and workshops on offer throughout the summer The season begins with the Museum of Miniature and writing workshops, and a celebration.... [read more]

May 2015

Summer on Cape Clear!

There’s a summer of music, laughter and learning ahead on Cape Clear on Roaringwater Bay. The summer programme offers something for everyone from language lessons to storytelling. June 2015 2 – 24 June – Summer.... [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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