A Cork Wild Atlantic Way Discovery Point

Sherkin Island

Sherkin Island lies in Roaringwater Bay in County Cork just east of Cape Clear Island and is a Wild Atlantic Way Discovery Point of note. The island has established a reputation for it’s eco-tourism and it’s artistic community, being home to some well known artists, writers and sculptors. There are often workshops to be had on the island in creative writing or poetry.

The natural beauty of Sherkin Island coupled with it’s interesting artistic community and good pubs and cafes make it a great place to visit.

A ferry service to Sherkin Island sails from Baltimore Harbour and takes about 15 minutes.

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