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
Niall Houlihan Photography at the Allihies Mine Museum
Wednesday 10th July at 7pm
Having just turned 15, Niall has been taking black and white landscape phots in around West Cork for the last few years.
Friday 19th July at 7pm
Float, a series of oil paintings by Nadette Charlet will open at the Allihies Mine Museum on Friday 19th July. the exhibition will run until 21st August.
15th August 2019
Annual festival with fun for all the family.
22nd August - 21st September
Margaret Dukeman will stage her exhibition 'Voices of the Land' at the Allihies Copper Mine Museum opening on 22nd August. Born in the farmlands of Iowa, USA, Margaret's solo exhibition, “Voices of the Land” features work in the representational and post-impressionistic style. argaret’s passion and appreciation for the land. Her Great Great Great Grandparents John and Margaret Shea were from Allihies. John was a miner in Allihies before emigrating to the United States in the 1840’s. In the U.S., he mined for a short period before purchasing beautiful black farm land in Northern Illinois where he and Margaret settled. As a monument to their Irish determination and grit, the home they built still stands 170 years later. Their sacrifices are not lost on the generations of family that follow.
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.