COVID-19 COMMUNITY INFORMATION:
The Bere Island Projects Group office has now reopened to the public on a strictly by appointment basis only. For further information or to make an appointment contact 027 75099.
Sunday Mass has resumed at St Michael’s Church Bere Island at 10am on Sundays. Government guidelines on the numbers who can attend indoor gatherings are in place. People should reserve a time to attend Mass through the Parish office on 027 70288 which is open Tuesday to Thursday from 10.00am to 12.00pm. Parishioners are advised to wear face coverings.
Waste Collection & Recycling
Waste collections will take place on:
Tuesday 13th October
Tuesday 10th November
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.
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: