Stay & Eat

Sherkin Island can cater for your every need with regard to food and accommodation. The island has quite a variety of accommodation and food venues given that it is such a small island. These can all be seen below.

Please call in advance of your visit to check opening times due to COVID19.

Sherkin North Shore

At the most southerly point of Ireland’s beautiful Wild Atlantic Way, Kathy and Mike O’Connor welcome guests at Sherkin North Shore, where they can accommodate up to 42 guests and provide delicious and nutritious meals. The centre provides an ideal coastal location for trainings in yoga, art, mindfulness, team building, and a full range of group activities. Located off Baltimore in West Cork, on beautiful Sherkin Island, North Shore provides an excellent opportunity for island living and island learning. Sherkin Island, off Baltimore, Co. Cork

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The Jolly Roger

‘The Jolly Roger captures the true essence of an Irish pub with a great atmosphere. It has large south facing windows which give panoramic views of Sherkin Island and Baltimore’s cliffs as well as ocean views. Traditional music available regularly. The bar menu includes a range of light lunches, toasted sandwiches, soups, salads and the famous west cork fish chowder.

Washed down with a variety of craft beers, ciders and gins.  A traditional pub, well known for its great music and a good pint. It is beautifully situated overlooking Baltimore harbour and serves bar food.

Open everyday at 3.30pm, closed on Wednesdays. 

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Self Catering | Holiday accomodation

The following are providers of holiday accommodation on Sherkin Island – try to book in advance to avoid disappointment as they fill quickly at peak times.

Call Deirdre Walsh

Call Sean McCarthy

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The Sherkin island guide

Welcome to Sherkin Island! The ancestral home of the O’Driscoll clan is the most accessible island in Ireland - only ten minutes by ferry from the fishing port of Baltimore.

The area boasts a wonderful array of landscapes, Atlantic views from the hilltops, fuchsia-scented byways and the finest sandy beaches.

Download our free guide which includes a map and walk routes.

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“Funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development”