Christmas 2022

Bere Island Projects Group CLG would like to wish everyone at home and away a very Happy Christmas and good wishes for a healthy and happy 2023. The Projects Group Office will be closed for Christmas from Thursday 22nd December and will reopen on Thursday 5th January 2023.

The Hold by Mary Sullivan and Bere Island Women Create

The Hold by Mary Sullivan and Bere Island Women Create is currently on sale from a number of venues on Bere Island and throughout West Cork. The book was launched at Bere Island Women Create’s exhibition The Hold in June 2022 and details the project which led 24 island women to document through art the …

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Community Centre Funding

In April of this year Minister Heather Humphreys  announced a new funding stream for the improvement and refurbishment of existing community centres in both urban and rural areas. There have been over  20 successful applicants for Cork South West under Category 1 of the scheme which covers small scale projects up to €25,000.  Under this scheme Bere …

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Hedge Cutting Collection

Bere Island Projects Group are raising funds to cut back roadside hedging along the island roads. Donations can be dropped into the Projects Group Office before September 12th. The office is open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. For further information contact 027 75099.

Bere Island Publishing

Bere Island Publishing is a not-for-profit organisation which aims to collect and house all recent and older publications relevant to (or ‘about’ or ‘written on’) Bere Island. These can be fiction stories, or novels, non-fiction and historical works, but also popular-scientific publications and nature, hiking, bird watching guides. Bere Island authors can choose to be …

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Bere Island Sustainability Energy Community

What is a Sustainable Energy Community? A Sustainable Energy Community (SEC) is a community which works together to develop and implement a sustainable energy plan for their community. We now have an SEC on Bere Island, with membership is open to all islanders. What are the benefits for Bere Islanders? A SEC will save money …

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