BAVA student graduation

BAVA student graduation

October 6th 2012 Students who have completed their four year Visual Arts degree course graduated here on Sherkin Island on 6th October. Minister McGinley, Minister of State with special responsibility for Gaeltacht affairs was present together with many other local...

Recycling Re-opens!

Recycling Re-opens!

The island recycling centre is open on Monday mornings from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m! All of your recycling can be placed in one clear bag, and it's €2 per recycling bag, and €8 per landfill bag. Please support your local initiative and bring your recycling and...

Festivals Info

Open Ear 30th of May to the 3rd of June
Arts Festival 13th of June to the 26th of June
Artist Exhibitions

Sherkin Regatta August 18th

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”