Waste Collection & Recycling
Collections of household refuse will take place on the following dates in 2019:
Tuesday 17th September
Tuesday 8th October
Tuesday 12th November
Tuesday 10th December
Rubbish stickers are €10 and are available from Murphy’s Shop, Rerrin and the Projects Group Office. Please note, any bags which do not have a rubbish sticker will NOT be collected.
Materials for recycling can be placed in the appropriate containers at the recycling centre on the west end pier. Donations towards the running of the centre are greatly appreciated and can be left in the honesty box at the centre.
Clean Coasts bags for collecting rubbish from island beaches are available from Murphy’s Shop Rerrin. Full bags can be left at Lawrence Cove Marina.
We thank you for your assistance in keeping our island tidy.
Rural Transport Bus
The rural transport bus travels to Castletownbere on Tuesdays and Fridays, travelling out on the 10am ferry from the west end and returning on the 1.30pm ferry. The bus will pick you up from your home and drop you back afterwards. The bus also transports people to and from Mass on Sundays.The bus is free for holders of travel passes.
If you would like to avail of the bus service please contact 027 75099.
Repair and Leasing Scheme
If anyone has a property on Bere Island, which they would like to rent out for long term use, but it needs work done on it first, the Repair and Leasing Scheme provides funding for property owners to bring a vacant property back to use, in return for the property being leased to a local authority or approved housing body for a period of at least 10 years. Further details are in the link below: