Haiku Island

December 19, 2013

Haiku Island                                                                                                                                 The Iron pokes and prods   Rain hits off the window pane Butter melts on toast  Susan Murphy Wickens She is a beauty Shifting shadows and brightness A place I call home  Linda O Beirne Will we swim or fly? Missed the ferry yet again That sinking feeling!  Chris Dobbyn ladder reaches […]

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Sherkin Goes Green

November 22, 2013

Sherkin goes Green 18th November – 15th December   Waste Prevention Week November 18th – 24th   Reducing the amount of waste we produce by re-using, repairing, composting, recycling and, most importantly, preventing waste in the first place can help to protect both our country and our planet for future generations.   Environmental Eddie thinks […]

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Haiku Island

November 7, 2013

Haiku-Island Winter afternoon a crow blackens the white sky   A Sherkin Island Community project inspired by Haiku poetry and incorporating art forms such as painting, beach-combing, drawing, nature, embroidery, baking etc.. The group will work together with artist Tess Leak to create a collection of winter themed Haikus with a view to displaying them […]

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Opportunity to work from home

October 18, 2013

Amazon have an interesting job opportunity for someone looking to work from home. For more information click on the following link. http://bit.ly/1gpksoB

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Fish Filleting Course on Sherkin Island

October 8, 2013

  Fish Filleting Course With Hal Dawson Sherkin Island   Wednesday 23rd  – Friday 25th  October Wednesday 13th  – Friday 15th  November   A Five day fish filleting course will take place on Sherkin Island. The course is free to anyone in receipt of job seekers allowance. If you are working in the seafood, beverage […]

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Sherkin Island: A Local History by Dolly O’Reilly

October 7, 2013

  Published, September, 2013. Slievemore Press. €12.99 Author: Dolly O Reilly Author Dolly O Reilly Can be ordered directly from dollyoreilly@eircom.net And also available from the following outlets: Islanders Rest Hotel, Sherkin Islands’ Craft Shop, Baltimore Cotter’s Shop, Baltimore Pierce Hickey’s Newsagents, Skibbereen Cathal Donovan’s Bookshop, Skibbereen Heritage Centre, Old Gas Works, Skibbereen    

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Derry Clarke Visit to Sherkin for the RNLI

September 14, 2013

  Celebrity Chef Derry Clarke will be hosting a BBQ at the Islander’s Rest & Murphy’s Pub, Sherkin Island, at 3pm Sat 14th September in aid of the RNLI.     

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Sonas Festival 17th August

August 24, 2013

Sonas Festival 17th August Sherkin Island Six bands including The Pale and Kila Sunsets, sunrises, the magic of one of Ireland’s best kept secrets i.e Sherkin Island! Tickets can be bought through the fundit campaign

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West Cork Islands Festival

July 23, 2013

West Cork Islands Festival 15th & 16th June: Visitors will be provided with a map locating the various venues Joint Art Exhibition The island artists and BAVA Students will hold a joint art exhibition in the Community hall throughout the weekend. Studio Exhibitions The following artists will open their studios for the weekend Jo Ashby […]

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Sherkin Island Family Fun Regatta

October 23, 2012

September 2nd 2012 Sherkin regatta is a fun regatta for all the family. Senior and junior rowing races, plus a family fun field with a bouncy castle, facepainting, refreshments, childrens races, egg and spoon etc.    

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