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About Bere Island, Cork
Bere Island Irish: Oiléan Béarra, meaning "bear island", although officially called An tOileán Mór meaning "the big island") is an island off the Beara Peninsula in County Cork Ireland. It is roughly 10 km x 3 km in dimension, with an area of 17.68 km², and has a population of 210. Legend says that the island was named by a 2nd-century king of Munster, Mogh Nuadat, in honour of his wife, Beara, the daughter of Heber Mór, King of Castile.Wikipedia
Overview of Bere Island
As you traverse the city of Cork, you'll stumble upon Bere Island. Bere Island is not a top-rated place in Cork.
Most of the Cork tours skip a visit to this place, but you can create your customized plan if you wish to visit Bere Island.
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The Beara Peninsula is steeped in myths and legends. The mountains and valleys are rich in archaeological sites such as stone circles, wedge graves and other relics from the past. We have scenic lakes cradled between the mountains, Mizen Head visitor centre nestled high up in the Cliff face with some of the most beautiful scenery Ireland has to offer. With the Atlantic Ocean at your side, we can visit âTeardropâ point the last sight the Irish emigrants would have seen sailing to America. Book your private tour and let the journey begin,
Depart Cork city after breakfast. By the early afternoon, you will be enjoying the breathtaking views of the Cliffs of Moher. You will also experience a trip to the city of Limerick, the lunar landscap of the Burren, and Bunratty Castle.
The Dingle Peninsula boasts amazing mountain scenery and unusual antiquities, which you will admire as you travel around this world famous Peninsula. Stop and enjoy Inch beach, a site of incredible natural beauty and one of the most famous beaches in Ireland. Stop in Dingle town, is one of the most picturesque fishing towns in Ireland, and is also famed for Fungi the dolphin who has been a local for almost 30 years.
West Cork is famous for its unique, diverse and beautiful landscapes. From the gourmet capital of Ireland Kinsale, to British forts in Charles Fort to the sinking o the Lusitania to pagan stone circles in Drumbeg West Cork has it all. Not to mention some of its great legendary figures including Henry Ford, Michael Collins but to name a few.
Today we aim to show you the very best of West Cork so that you shall understand how the past and present lived and enjoyed this beautiful landscape which will be ours to admire on this great adventure.
Share your experience - Rate Bere Island, Cork
Superb, quiet island for making medium sized and long walks in beautiful surroundings.
Beautiful Wild Island with great walks.
Great place to switch off
Beautiful, peaceful place.
Mooi eiland met maar 210 inwoners.
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- Blackrock Castle Observatory
- Fort Camden
- Crawford Art Gallery
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- Triskel Christchurch
- Everyman Palace Theatre
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