Festivals & Events
Festivals, street carnivals, celebrations of music and art - all can be found throughout the year in Beara. Of course, don't forget the famous Ring of Beara Cycle that brings people from far and wide to enjoy the many delights of Beara, both on the bike and in the many restaurants and bars!a
The Office of Public Works (OPW) is pleased to announce that on the first Wednesday of each month certain OPW managed Heritage Sites, including Garnish Island will continue to offer FREE ADMISSION to independent/individual visitors and families wishing to visit these sites for the duration of their season.
Beara Safari (two day tour)
Tuesday 10th September
10.00am Meet at Casey's Hotel, Glengarriff
Experience the beauiful Beara Peninsula on an absorbing and immersive two day guided tour along its majestic, rugged coastline, visiting its islands, tasting the flavours and learning about the history of the area. This 2 day tour includes overnight accommodation, guide and transport, 2 lunches and 1 dinner in the award winning Berehaven Lodge. Cost €350pps booking essential on www.westcorkexperiences.com/product/taste-of-beara-tour
A Celebration of the Life of Maureen O'Hara
Casey's Hotel, Glengarriff
Wednesday 11th September
Actress Maureen O'Hara spent numerous Friday evenings at Casey's Hotel enjoying a 'simple but delicious' meal, always finishing off with a pavlova and local berries accompanied by a glass of Sauvignon Blanc. Casey's will celebrate the life of Maureen O'Hara by serving her favourite meal and narrating anecdotes of her Friday evenings spent at the hotel, memorabilia and photos of her life in Glengarriff. Cost €25 (inc a glass of wine) booking essential on 027 63010.
Forage, Feast and Fire
The Ewe Experience, Glengarriff
Saturday 14th September
12.00pm to 2.30pm or 5.30pm to 7.30pm
Explore and forage in the Garden of Re-imagination, discover rare and unusual botanicals with founders Kloe and Adam. Learn how to transform these flavours into a range of delicious dishes, inlcuding shaping and baking a variety of breads on a central pit. Cost €45 booking essential on 027 63840
The road winds ahead toward another destination, another adventure. Through rock and rush, from sea to sky, let Beara take you on a voyage of discovery.