Bere Island Heritage Week

Bere Island Heritage Week

Bere Island Projects Group are delighted to announce dates for the forthcoming Bere Island Heritage Week

A full program of events for 2023 will be announced shortly!

National Heritage Week, an initiative by the Heritage Council, celebrates all things heritage. It brings together communities, families, organisations, cultural institutions, academics and enthusiasts, to build awareness about the value of heritage and support its conservation. 


National Heritage Week runs from  Saturday 12th August to Sunday 20th August 2023.

Heritage Week 2022 program

Recording Our Bere Island History

Thursday 18th August  2.30pm to 4.30pm 

Location: Bere Island Heritage Centre

As part of the Burren Beo Trust’s Heritage Keepers programme, Bere Island Projects Group are recording an oral history of Bere Island, preserving the stories and voices of the island’s past for the future. For National Heritage Week 2022 we are launching Recording Our Bere Island History, making available a number of interviews that have already been recorded, outlining our ongoing plans for the project and members of the project will be on hand to give advice on best practice in recording an oral history interview.

Event Type

  • An exhibition or display
  • A training event or workshop
  • A talk, conference or reading
  • Suitable for families
  • Car parking available
  • Fully wheelchair accessible
  • Vision impaired friendly

Wild Child Day at Lonehort Battery, Bere Island

Saturday 20th August 1:00pm

Location: Lonehort Battery Main Gate

A guided tour for children (and their parents) of Lonehort Battery, Bere Island, the largest of seven gun batteries on the island. Surrounded by a deep, dry moat Lonehort Battery contains two coastal artillery guns, along with a network of underground tunnels. Led by licensed tour guides there will be lots of fun activities and the opportunity to learn about what life was like for those who were stationed at Lonehort during World War One. The battery is also home to a variety of wildflowers and butterflies and we will aim to see how many we can identify on our tour.

Booking is essential on 027 75099 or at

Event Type

  • A guided or specialist tour
  • Suitable for families
  • Specifically an event for children
  • Car parking available
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Aug 12 - 20 2023


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