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BAVA E-OPEN DAY

BAVA E-OPEN DAY

Technological University Dublin School of Creative Arts in collaboration with Sherkin Island Development Society and Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre is delighted to invite applications for the BA (Hons) Visual Art for the 2020/2021 academic year. This four year modular...

Open Call for Students

Open Call for Students

APPLICATIONS are invited for the next intake to this programme, for the academic year 2020 / 2021, from 1 April 2020. Contact: Undergraduate Admissions Office E: [email protected] T: +353 (0)1 402 3445 An OPEN INFORMATION DAY will take place on Sunday 15 March at the...

Sherkin – Island of the Arts

Sherkin – Island of the Arts

Sherkin Gathering  -  part of the West Cork Islands Festival 2017. Come visit Sherkin , the Island of the Arts, on the  weekend of 17th and 18th June for an assault on your senses.......................the breathtaking scenery we appreciate all year round will be...

Sherkin – Island of the Arts

Island of the Arts showcases talent

Island of the Arts  -  Sherkin Island is home to over 30 working artists. Each year the artists welcome the public to view their work inspired by their unique homeland. Island artists have for years been creating work drawing from the people and the landscapes that...

Sherkin Walks

Sherkin Walks

You will find some of the most peaceful and picturesque walks you will ever experience  on Sherkin Island, in West Cork. There are three main marked walks which are easy and family friendly. Two are 5k long and one...

Baltimore Car Park

Baltimore Car Park

To Users of the Car Park near Baltimore Pier Baltimore Baltimore Tidy Towns has received approval and part-funding from Cork County Council to remove the large phormium plants from the middle of the Island Car Park in Baltimore and cover the ground with weed-proof...

West Cork Islands Festival

West Cork Islands Festival

On the 14 and 15 of June, eight Islands of West Cork: Sherkin, Garnish, Whiddy, Bere, Dursey, Long, Heir/Hare and Cape Clear invite you to discover them and at the Islands Festival. The aim is to promote these unique locations as places to not only visit, but to live....

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.

Funded By

“Funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development”