News

TV3 Islanders

TV3 Meet and Greet - in the Community Hall Tuesday 4 March at 4p.m. This is just for research and anyone who is interested should call in. The TV3 Islanders crew are visiting the many islands off the coast of Cork to research an upcoming new series. Please spread the...

Water Notice

Important Information Notice   CORK COUNTY COUNCIL   Boil Water Notice                                                       Date:  14/01/14     Irish Water and Cork County Council wish to advise consumers that the water supply served by Sherkin Island...

Haiku Island

Haiku Island

Haiku Island                                                                                                                                 The Iron pokes and prods   Rain hits off the window pane Butter melts on toast  Susan Murphy Wickens She is a beauty Shifting...

Sherkin Goes Green

Sherkin goes Green 18th November – 15th December   Waste Prevention Week November 18th – 24th   Reducing the amount of waste we produce by re-using, repairing, composting, recycling and, most importantly, preventing waste in the first place can help to protect both...

Haiku Island

Haiku-Island Winter afternoon a crow blackens the white sky   A Sherkin Island Community project inspired by Haiku poetry and incorporating art forms such as painting, beach-combing, drawing, nature, embroidery, baking etc.. The group will work together with artist...

Fish Filleting Course on Sherkin Island

  Fish Filleting Course With Hal Dawson Sherkin Island   Wednesday 23rd  – Friday 25th  October Wednesday 13th  – Friday 15th  November   A Five day fish filleting course will take place on Sherkin Island. The course is free to anyone in receipt of job...

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”