Tune into Bere Island Community Radio on 100.1FM locally in Beara or online here

Community Radio Updates

May 2024

Bere island Community Radio will be brodcasting live from the All Islands Football tournament on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th May from Arramore Island, Donegal.  Click on the QR code on the poster below for the live link.

December 2023

Bere Island Community Radio will broadcast their Christmas special live from the Hotel this Sunday 17th December.


July 2023

Bere Island Community Radio will broadcast live from the Eyeries Family Festival on Sunday July 23rd

Eyeries Family Festival

January 2023

If you would like to get involved in Bere  Islannd Community Radio, or have news items you would like broadcast on air please contact us at:

or text or Whatsapp it to 083 151 1100.

December 2022

Bere Island Community Radio will broadcast the Christmas special of Beara and Beyond next Sunday 18th December live from The Hotel, Bere Island from 10.30am.   
Send in your Christmas greetings to us by email at bereislandradio@gmail.com by text or WhatsApp to +353831511100 or message this page. You can also call to the hotel on the day.
Paul and Jason of Dursey boat trips

have offered us 2 tickets for their harbour boat tour for 2023 and we will draw the winner during the show on Sunday.

Everyone that puts in a Christmas greeting will be in the draw at 2:15pm on Sunday. So get your greetings in to us this week. We already have greetings in from two different continents!

August 2022

The full schedule for Bere Island Community radio is:

10am Mass from St Michael’s Church Bere Island.

10.30am  Bere Island Discs

11.00am to 1.30pm Beara and Beyond – news, views and music from Bere Island and the wider Beara and Sheeps Head Peninsulas.

1.30pm – 2.00pm Bere Island Discs

7.00pm Paul Elphick’s Music Show.

8.00pm Tim Hanley’s Easy Listening.

All the above are available to listen to on 100.1FM locally and online.

8.00pm repeat of Sunday’s Beara and Beyond programme. (online only).

4.00pm Repeat of Beara and Beyond from Sunday. (online only)

9.00pm Blow in Beats live with Jocelyn and Ian. (online and FM).

To listen online click the above ‘Listen Live’ link.

May 2022

Bere Island Community Radio will be broadcasting live from the Bere Island GAA Pitch this Saturday 21st May covering the All Islands Football Tournament.

Tim Hanley’s  Golden Oldies Hour / easy listening with sounds from the 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s is on Bere Island Community Radio and West Cork FM on Sunday nights from 8pm to 9pm.  .  

March 2022

Bere Island Community Radio held their first live outside broadcast of the year at the Castletownbere St Patrick’s Day Parade, broadcasting requests from Beara people locally and around the world.

Bere Island Community Radio
Bere Island Community Radio live outside broadcast in Castletownbere on St Patrick’s Day.

December 2021

Bere Island Community Radio will broadcast a special Christmas progamme on Sunday  December 19th. If you would like to send a Christmas message to be broadcast on the radio you can text or WhatsApp it to us at 00353 (0)83 1511100, you can also send a voice message and we can play it out on air. 

September 2021

 Tune in on Thursdays from 9pm to Blow in Beats on 100.1FM throughout Beara and online.

May 2021

Sunday Mass is once again being celebrated at St Michael’s Church Bere Island at 10am, and continues to be broadcast on Bere Island Community Radio.

April 2021

Last Sunday Fit Up Connection
We were delighted to broadcast the Last Sunday Fit Up Connection again last Sunday April 26th with three great performances from Aindreas de Staic, Vincent Higgins and Seamus O’Rourke.  The Last Sunday Fit Up Connection will be back on Bere Island Community Radio in the autumn.

Last Sunday Fit Up Connection
Last Sunday Fit Up Connection

New FM licence issued
Bere Island Community Radio have been issued with their new 100 day licence from the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland and are back broadcasting on the FM network.  You can hear us throughout the Beara and Sheep’s Head Peninsulas on 100.1FM and as always you can listen to us worldwide online.

January 2021
Bere Island Community Radio are currently broadcasting online only as we await our new FM licence to be issued from the Broadcasting Authority Ireland. 

Sunday Mass is celebrated by Fr Noel Spring at 10am and is followed by our Beara and Beyond Programme at 11am. Tune into 100.1FM locally or online here